I was a music major, and I tried to get as many music scholarships that I could. In band, there were many non-music majors who received a scholarship just for playing in band. It was a nice study break for them, and helped augment our small ensemble. I auditioned for some scholarships, and others were for academic success. I will admit, people don't pursue music for the money. Lesson costs are in addition to regular tuition usually, but since I'm taking lessons anyway, a scholarship will off-set that expense. I'm not sure about every place, but usually the musician pays his accompanist, and some places has a staff accompanist available. But, your post offers some interesting considerations!
Check to see how much practice/playing time is required, then do the math to see if it is a good investment of his time. Sometimes ANY money is worth it, other times not - depending on how much work is involved.
See you later!
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