School Of Music

Scholarship Policies

New Undergraduate Awards:

  • Students who have tuition waived from another source may not be eligible to accept a School of Music tuition waiver.
  • Deadline for scholarship acceptance is May 1 of each year. If the acceptance response is not received by May 1, the scholarship offer may be rescinded.
  • Scholarship awards to new undergraduate students may be renewable, contingent upon acceptable performance, participation, and available funding.
  • Students must be in residency to receive financial assistance.
  • All scholarship awards are contingent upon sufficient funding.

Scholarship Requirements and Expectations for All Students:

  • Recipients must be registered as full-time students (MINIMUM of 12 credits).
  • Recipients must be registered for academic credit in specific ensembles or activities as stated in their letter of offer.
  • Renewal of scholarships is determined during the Spring semester of each academic year and is based upon faculty recommendations and student performance (musical and academic).
  • Music major recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for scholarships to remain in effect.
  • Non-music major recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 for scholarships to remain in effect.
  • Music scholarship recipients are expected to earn a minimum grade of "B" in Applied Music.
  • The altering of awards is possible at any time of the academic year should the faculty and/or Scholarship Committee feel the student is not fulfilling responsibilities.
  • Presently enrolled students may request scholarship consideration at any time during the academic year. Action on such applications will be taken the following semester.
  • Scholarships will not be awarded during the student teaching semester.
  • Scholarship awards and subsequent renewals are limited to a maximum of 4 years or 8 semesters.

Scholarship Renewal Procedures

  • Scholarship recipients will submit a Scholarship Renewal Application Form by February 15th of each year. Renewal application will include a copy of the student's academic transcript.
  • Upon notification that a scholarship has been renewed, the student MUST return the signature acceptance included in the letter of notification before the scholarship will be authorized.