Talent Search

Congratulations to our 2015 Talent Search Winners!

OVERALL and Male Vocal: Chad Galloway
Female Vocal: Sammy Pancol
Musical Ensemble: 
Kaleb Newell & Cierra Payton
Original Composition: Josh Kerwin
Freestyle: Tyler Hostetler
Acoustic: Chase Thiebaut

The 31st Annual Student Scholarship Talent Search is a fabulous opportunity to showcase some of Ball State’s finest talent for the university and community!

Talent Search is Tuesday, September 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Emens Auditorium. FREE ADMISSION! 

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Talent Search Entry Form

Each category winner will receive a $500 scholarship. The overall winner will receive an additional $500 scholarship. Scholarships will be applied to Spring 2016 semester tuition. All scholarship awards are provided by the Ball State University Alumni Association.

The 14th annual Faculty/Staff Royalty Coronation will take place at the end of the show. 

Admission is FREE thanks to the Student Government Association!

Student Scholarship Talent Search Rules and Regulations:

  • Participants may compete only once in each category
  • Each group entry is limited to ten participants
  • Last year’s overall winner may not compete
  • There is no entry fee
  • Each performance must be 2 to 4 minutes in length (deductions will be made for performances outside of this range)

This event would not be a success without the participation of our talented Ball State students and funding from the Ball State Alumni Association and Student Government Association.  Thank you!!

For additional information, contact the Homecoming Office, (765) 285-7051 or

Student Government Association