Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship Auditions

Incoming students: are you talented in music, theater, English, art or a foreign language? High school seniors or transfer students who will begin at RU in the fall of 2021 may be eligible for university talent and interest scholarships. Submit your information or schedule your audition today. Auditions, portfolio submissions, and/or interviews must be completed by Feb. 14, 2021.

To find out more about scholarship criteria, or schedule an audition/interview time, please contact the faculty member below in the area of your interest/talent:

Music (vocal performance)
Contact Dr. Timothy McDonald, at 816-501-4077 or e-mail

Theater (performance) - Freshman Only
Contact Matthew Schmidli, M.F.A, at 816-501-3466 or e-mail

Contact Dr. Timothy McDonald, at 816-501-4077 or e-mail

Foreign Language (Students majoring in French and/or Spanish, deadline March 1st)
Contact Dr. Leslie Merced at 

English Lakas Award 
Contact Dr. Jason Arthur at