Choral Scholarships & Financial Aid

The K-State Choral Division is fortunate to be able to award a multitude of choral scholarships to both music majors and non-majors totaling more than $30,000. These scholarships are made possible by the generosity of our donors, alumni, and friends. If you would like to contribute to any of the existing choral scholarships at K-State or would like to establish a new scholarship, please contact the KSU Foundation.

K-State Choir members can receive a scholarship from the Vocal Area, Choral Area (for vocals), and/or Choral Area (leadership). All scholarships are open to students of all majors. Choral Area (leadership) scholarships are awarded following on-campus involvement in the choirs.

Apply for Vocal/Choral Area Scholarships

Current Scholarships

William R. Fischer Scholarship - $4,000

Friends of the Kansas State Choirs Scholarship - $2,000

Marilyn L. Hall Hay Scholarship - $15,000

Tina Dahl Lily Scholarship - $5,000

Rhapsody Scholarship - $5,000
Awarded to an exemplary choral student at the end of each year. The scholarship is renewed annually through the student's senior year. Funding for the Rhapsody Scholarship comes from the annual Rhapsody Scholarship Benefit Concert.

Rod Walker Scholarship for Excellence in Choral Music - $500
to provide financial assistance to selected Concert Choir students properly enrolled in any curriculum at Kansas State University. Named in honor of Rod Walker (1937-2018) who served as the K-State Director of Choral Activities from 1966-2007

Out-of-State Tuition Waivers

K-State has discounted tuition programs for qualifying students from Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Texas, and Wisconsin through the Midwest Student Exchange Program, Founders Non-Resident Merit Award, Ad Astra Award, Missouri Reciprocal program, and more. Find out more about scholarships and awards for domestic, out-of-state-students.

Missouri new freshmen and transfer students may be eligible to receive in-state tuition rates for K-State as of Fall of 2021.

Visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance to find information about the many other scholarship, grants, and other financial aid opportunities available at K-State.