Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship

The Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship opportunity awarded annually to one outstanding musician from the U.S. with demonstrated financial need. The award covers the cost of tuition and is renewable over four years of study. This scholarship is the cornerstone of a multifaceted partnership between Lollapalooza and Berklee College of Music, aiming to bring more outstanding rock musicians to the college to join alumni such as members of established and up-and-coming acts like the Cars, My Morning Jacket, Fences, and Wye Oak.

How to Apply

If you are interested in being considered for the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed 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 nominated as a finalist. Nominees for this award will be required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need in order to be selected for this honor. Final selection of the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholar will be announced in April each year.


The eligibility criteria for the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed 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 must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need.
  • The candidate must demonstrate talent and potential. 

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