Outside Scholarships

We realize the search for outside scholarships can be overwhelming. To help you with this process, we have compiled a list of different opportunites and search engines. This is not a comprehensive list, and we encourage each student to continue the search on his or her own.

Note: Berklee College of Music does not endorse or affiliate with any of the agencies or organizations below. We also do not guarantee or control the validity of their content and information. Please beware of scams when applying for outside scholarships. Visit Finaid.org to learn more about scholarship scams and how you can report them.

Scholarships may be subject to taxation, depending on individual factors. You can reference IRS Publication 970 for general guidance, but please consult with a tax advisor if you are unclear about the tax implications of any scholarship. Berklee College of Music does not provide tax advice and is not responsible for any taxes that result from any awards.


Limited-Time Entering Undergraduate Opportunity: 
Lee Ritenour's Six String Theory Competition

Grammy-winning guitarist and producer Lee Ritenour hosts the annual Six String Theory Competition for rhythm-section instrumentalists. Prize packages include a Berklee College of Music scholarship for 2019. Registration is open from January 15 to May 31, 2018.



Need help financing your education?

SALT Money® is a financial literacy tool provided by Berklee College of Music to all students at no cost.

It features an easy online platform and one-on-one counseling to help you plan for, pay for, and repay the cost of a degree.