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 Scholarships in Music  

 

SPOTLIGHT

Please note: all scholarship amounts are subject to change.

Dwight and Jeane Baker Scholarship

Criteria:

Awarded to either a stringed instrumentalist or pianist. Determined at audition.

Amount:

Varies

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

None

M. Kate Brennan Music Education Scholarship

Criteria:

Available to a Music Education major who has earned at least 60 credits at SRU and holds a 3.25 cumulative GPA.

Amount:

Varies

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

February 15

Butler Symphony Scholarship

Criteria:

Available to stringed instrument music major. Must play with the Butler Symphony Orchestra. Award based on audition.

Amount:

$1,000 - Renewable

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

None

Kris Chapin Memorial Flute Scholarship

Criteria:

Available to incoming freshman flute major. Determined at audition.

Amount:

Varies

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

None

Shiron Cooper Memorial Steel Pan Scholarship

Criteria:

Open to any major, but must be registered for SRU Panorama. Student should have strong leadership ability. Student must submit one new arrangement for Panorama each semester (fall and spring of the award year).

Amount:

up to $500 per year (awarded in spring semester of award year)

Contact:

Dr. David Glover 724-738-2442

Deadline:

February 15

Marianne Cornetti Vocal Scholarship

Criteria:

Voice major.  Award determined by anticipated or current contribution to the department solo vocal performance area.

Amount:

Varies

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

None

James E. and Gay K. Dull Scholarship

Criteria:

Instrumental music major. Award based on talent determined at audition.

Amount:

Varies - Renewable

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

None

Mechelle Hawk Music Education Scholarship

Criteria:

Music Education Major.  Student must be a senior - Award will be made in spring of student's junior year.  This award is not renewable.

Amount:

Up to $1,000

Criteria:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

February 15

Dr. Stephen Hawk Jazz Scholarship

Criteria:

Student must be a music major.  This is a talent based award that will be determined by the jazz faculty.

Amount:

Up to $1,000

Criteria:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

February 15

Sue Manchester Hunt Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:

Music major

Amount:

up to $800 - renewable with good academic standing

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

February 15

Blase S. Scarnati Scholarship

Criteria:

Available to music majors participating in the Marching Rockets band.

Amount:

Varies

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

None

Sue Shuttleworth Music Therapy Scholarship

Criteria:

Music Therapy major who has earned at least 60 credits at SRU, holds at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, achieved advanced standing and passed upper division review.

Amount:

Varies.

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

February 15

Terry Steele Jazz Scholarship

Criteria:

A freshman instrumental major. Preference given to students talented in Jazz.

Amount:

up to $500

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

None

M. Clair and Marie Swope Scholarship

Criteria:

Sophomore or Junior music major in good academic standing who holds at least a 3.0 GPA in major, demonstrates financial need and strong potential for success in the music field.

Amount:

up to $500

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline

February 15

Chad Williamson Memorial Vocal Scholarship

Criteria:

A full-time voice major: Winner chosen through fall vocal competition

Amount:

up to $500

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

Three weeks before competition

Bonnie Winder Scholarship

Criteria:

Awarded to a sophmore or junior music major based on academic excellence and contribution to the department

Amount:

$250

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

February 15

J. Kevin Woods Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:

A full-time instrumental music major in good academic standing with a 3.0 cumulative GPA in music courses. Preference will be given to outstanding wind performers from the junior and senior class.

Amount:

Varies

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063

Deadline:

February 15

Linda Yarger Scholarship in Music

Criteria:

Music major in good academic standing.

Amount:

up to $500

Contact:

Music Department, 224 Swope Music Hall, 724-738-2063