Financial Aid

Thank you for your interest in music study at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. We are proud of the quality and diversity of opportunities we offer to music students. There are two forms of aid administered by the Music Department available to students enrolled in UALR music programs. Those programs are scholarships and grants-in-aid. Each are administered separately.

We encourage you to email Dr. Naoki Hakutani or call at (501) 683-7230 to schedule an audition date that works best for you.

Scholarship Information

All applicants for an undergraduate degree who wish to be considered for a Music Department Scholarship must audition.

Priority for scholarship consideration is given to music majors. Scholarship award conditions include meeting academic requirements and enrollment requirements, and also meeting musical performance standards as part of formal music study at UALR. Continuation of a music scholarship award is dependent upon affirmative evaluation of student work by UALR music faculty, maintaining a good college GPA, fulfilling public performance requirements, and making progress in a degree program at UALR.

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Audition Guidelines:

A live audition is required for consideration for a Departmental Scholarship. The live auditions are scheduled on the UALR campus in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall of the Fine Arts Building. Specific audition times will be given to students after a completed application is submitted.

You will be contacted upon receipt of your application. Thank you.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. We welcome your involvement in our program! Dr. Naoki Hakutani (Chairperson, Scholarship Committee) e-mmail