Music Scholarships


In addition to other scholarships available to SPC students, the following scholarships are available to music students. Final determination of these awards is not made until after July 1 of each year. However students can inquire about the application process at any time. An audition is a part of the application process and are held during the late summer before the fall semester.

Contact Dr. Jonathan Steele at 727-341-4360 for further information.

Fine Arts Scholarships for Band or Chorus Requirements

Award amounts vary from $100 to $500 per semester.


  1. membership in Band or Chorus
  2. 2.0 cumulative GPA
  3. registration in 8 credits or more

Charlotte Anthony Music Scholarship

Award: $500 per semester renewable for two semesters


  1. Music Major
  2. not receiving any other financial aid
  3. 2.0 cumulative GPA
  4. enrolled in 12 credits or more

Betty Jane William and Elizabeth Boyd Memorial Music Scholarship

For Pinellas County High School graduates studying full-time for a career in music. Award: $250 per session.


  1. Music Major
  2. 2.0 GPA

Norman Duzen Music Scholarship

Award: $1500 per year


  1. Music Major in their second year
  2. piano student preferred
  3. demonstrated financial need

Earlene and Marvin Tiehaara Endowed Music Scholarship

  1. Students taking private lessons and participating in College ensemble
  2. 3.0 GPA
  3. 8 credits registration
  4. demonstrated financial need

Jazz Band Scholarship

Provides financial assistance to students participating in Jazz Band at St. Petersburg College. Value varies.

Hazel Marie Martyn Endowed Memorial Scholarship


  1. full-time student in the field of vocal music seeking a degree and/or career in music.
  2. maintain at least 2.7 GPA.
  3. Selected by her family and SPC Foundation Office.

Mike and Beverly Bennett Scholarship

Established by the former president of SPC, this scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to children of SPC employees. Preference given to music majors. Value varies

Oscar and Yeotle Setzer Scholarship

Established by Robert Setzer, a former SPC music instructor to honor his parents, this scholarship is available to SPC students studying pipe organ.

Contact the Office of Financial Aid for further information.