Bryan D. Sido Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate students

The Bryan D. Sido Scholarship fund was established to assist Music Business students who demonstrate passion, academic excellence and recognized commitment to the music business industry. The recipient’s academic interests should include live entertainment, band management, and/or talent identification.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2022

Application will be available October 2021.


The Bryan D. Sido Scholarship is open to:

  • Full-time Music Business majors who complete a minimum of 60 credit hours, with at least 12 credit hours completed at Columbia, by the end of the Fall 2021 semester
  • Students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Students who are able to demonstrate a passion for the music industry
  • Students who have a commitment to pursuing a career in Music Business
  • Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The 2022-23 FAFSA must be submitted by February 1, 2022 for Bryan D. Sido Scholarship consideration.

Scholarship based on:

  • Ability to demonstrate passion and in-depth knowledge of the music business industry
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need

Scholarship Amount:

  • Previous amount was up to $2,000 (half awarded in Fall and half awarded in Spring)
    • Endowed scholarship award amounts are subject to change.

Notification of the scholarship:

  • All applicants will be notified by email in March 2022.




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