Hayes Young Artists Scholarship Program

Students auditioning for acceptance into the School of Music on the specified scholarship audition dates will be considered for this prestigious scholarship program.

Program Details

  • The Hayes Young Artists Scholarship recipients represent each of the seven performance areas (woodwinds, brass, strings, guitar, piano/organ, voice, and percussion).
  • Recipients will receive a significant merit-based scholarship, renewable for up to four years.
  • Hayes Young Artists serve as ambassadors for the Hayes School of Music.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Consideration for these scholarships will be based on audition day performance.
  • To be considered, students must audition on or before the following audition dates: November 3, 2023, Jan 20, 2024, and Feb 3, 2024. Students auditioning on our final audition date on Feb 10, 2024 are not considered for the Hayes Young Artist Scholarship. 
  • To be eligible, a prospective student must have applied for admission to Appalachian State University as a first-year (freshman) student at Appalachian State University by the time of the audition.