Slaight Family Scholarship

The Slaight Family Scholarship is a full scholarship opportunity awarded annually to one gifted Canadian musician accepted for the fall semester. The scholarship is intended to provide an opportunity for a talented Canadian musician with demonstrated financial need to experience the unique benefits of a Berklee College of Music education. The award covers the cost of tuition, room and board, and a laptop, and is renewable over four years of study.

How to Apply

If you are interested in being considered for the Slaight Family Scholarship, please complete the Berklee College of Music admissions application. Students will be evaluated through the audition and interview process and contacted if they are selected as a finalist. Qualified candidates will be asked to complete an application for need-based financial aid. Final selection of the Slaight Family Scholarship will be announced in June each year.


The eligibility criteria for the Slaight Family Scholarship are as follows:

  • The candidate must meet all admissions criteria and be accepted to Berklee College of Music by the board of admissions.
  • The candidate much be a Canadian national.
  • The candidate must demonstrate talent and potential.
  • The candidate must demonstrate financial need. 

For deadlines, locations, and to apply online, visit the Admissions section of the website.