Balestrieri Forgivable Loan/Scholarship, The

Scholarship will be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year

  • Awarding Department: School of Music
  • Scholarship Intent: To assist students majoring in music with an emphasis on string instrument performance by defraying educational expenses.
  • Criteria:
    1) Must be Music major with an emphasis in stringed instrument performance.
    2) Must maintain academic, performance and music major standards.
    3) If student disenrolls or no longer a music major or changes music degree emphasis, must repay scholarship.
    4) Any course withdrawal that changes the enrollment status from full-time to part-time will forfeit subsequent payments and require re-application and audition following the normal application process.
    5) Contact School of Music for additional criteria.
  • Major: Single: Music with emphasis in stringed instrument performance
  • Class Level: HS Seniors, Undergrad: Any; Grad: Masters/2nd BA
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME; Grad: FULL-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: 3.0; Undergrad GPA: 3.0; Grad GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: School of Music
  • Campus Address: CA 141
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 405-4109
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

Supplemental Questions
  1. Audition is required. Will you be auditioning on one of the following instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello, or Double bass?