This award, created in memory of two members of the IUP faculty, is presented to talented incoming freshman students enrolling in the Department of Art.
Awarded to an incoming freshman who demonstrates outstanding artistic talent, via portfolio review, in the opinion of the Art Department Scholarship committee. Retention of this scholarship is based on maintaining an overall 2.8 grade-point average and a 3.0 GPA in studio/art courses.
Established in memory of a 1953 graduate of IUP who was a member of the Department of Art faculty for 31 years, this scholarship is awarded to promising students in the media of fabrics, including papermaking and its related art forms. Consideration is also given to majors in Art Education.
The Armstrong Concert Band Scholarship for Trombone was established to honor the dedication and talent of the membership of the Armstrong Concert Band and in tribute to John Schad and his passion for music. An eligible candidate must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student with a declared trombone major in the Department of Music within the College of Fine Arts; must have successfully earned a minimum of 50 credits at IUP; must have an overall grade-point average of 3.5 or higher; must demonstrate exemplary performing technique on the trombone; and must show a continued interest and involvement in music department ensembles, performances, and guest artist activities. Recipients may be considered for additional scholarship support during subsequent years if the student(s) continues to meet the award criteria.
Dr. Gary Bird, retired IUP professor of Music, established this scholarship in support of the Tuba/Euphonium Studio. A student selected to receive the scholarship must be a Music Education major with a Euphonium emphasis. The award is available for the Spring semester with selection of the recipient made by the professor of Tuba/Euphonium in consultation and cooperation with the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Awarded to an incoming freshman music major whose performing area is one of the following: violin, viola, cello, or double bass.
This scholarship provides limited support to an incoming freshman as identified and recommended by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Student must be an incoming freshman music major. Awards are based on performance ability and equally shared among all applied studios (instruments and voice).
Joan Frey Boytim completed a Bachelor of Science in Music in 1955 and a Master of Education in Music in 1964 at IUP. With more than forty-five years of teaching experience, she is a nationally recognized expert in the field of teaching pre-collegiate and adult community voice. A gracious gift from Mrs. Boytim provides for the award of a scholarship to a senior-level student that has demonstrated interest, success, and the promise of continued success as a keyboard accompanist for recitalists, small ensembles, or choral organizations. Selection of the scholarship award is done by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Joan Frey Boytim completed a Bachelor of Science in Music in 1955 and a Master of Education in Music in 1964 at IUP. With more than forty-five years of teaching experience, she is a nationally recognized expert in the field of teaching pre-collegiate and adult community voice. A gracious gift from Mrs. Boytim provides for the award of two scholarships, one to a senior-level female student and a second to a senior-level male student that have demonstrated interest, success, and the promise of continued success in vocal performance. Selection of the scholarship award is done by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Established by a 1997 graduate of IUP, this scholarship provides support to outstanding and talented students enrolled in the Music Department with piano as his/her principal applied area of study regardless of the degree sought. Selection of the scholarship recipient is made by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Frank M. Clark established this scholarship in honor and tribute to his wife, Margaret McCluskie Clark. Mrs. Clark graduated with a bachelor’s degree in music education from Indiana State Teachers College in 1951. The scholarship is awarded to a student with a declared major in the Music Department with violin as his/her primary performing medium. Selection of the recipient is made by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
This scholarship is awarded to one or more rising sophomores enrolled in the Music Department. Award will continue for two years providing that the recipient earns an overall grade-point average of 2.8 and a music studies GPA of at least 3.0. The recipient must exhibit outstanding musical skills in a particular musical discipline and contribute to the musical discipline and the university through ensembles, recitals, etc.
Established by longtime Indiana residents and patrons of the arts, this scholarship benefits outstanding and talented students enrolled in the Department of Music with a concentration in the string program.
Florence E. Haug served as secretary/administrative assistant to six presidents at IUP over a period spanning twenty-five years. Ms. Haug enjoys all areas of the College of Fine Arts, in particular the IUP Marching Band. Her generous support provides a scholarship to a full-time student from the college with a major in music participating as a member of the marching band.
Awarded to entering freshman vocal majors by recommendation of faculty.
Mr. Hornick was a 2002 graduate of IUP with a degree in Music Education. The scholarship, established in his memory by his parents, Chris (’68) and Mary Louise Hornick, provides support for an incoming freshman in the clarinet studio. Selection of the recipient is made by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Awarded to a student majoring in Music Education, Music Performance, or Liberal Arts on the basis of academic excellence, music excellence, and financial need. Completion of four semesters in the Music Department with a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester is required.
Awarded to a full-time music student, to an incoming freshman, or to an upperclassman cello or bass major by recommendation of faculty.
This scholarship for students studying organ was established in memory of Mrs. William P. Moorhead. Recipients are selected by the organ studio faculty in consultation with the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Friends of Mary Muldowney, a long-time faculty member and choral director at IUP, funded this scholarship for a senior Voice major.
Awarded to a student majoring in Music Education at the senior, junior, or sophomore level as selected by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Established to honor the talents and career of a distinguished faculty member and musician, this scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the Department of Music who are studying percussion.
Jim Self (’65), a prominent studio tuba player in Los Angeles, has generously created a scholarship for a tuba player to be awarded by the tuba instructor in consultation with the brass faculty and Music Department Scholarship Committee. The award is based on the student’s talent and “citizenship” in the department. Financial need is not a consideration.
The Kenneth M. Sell Memorial Scholarship for Music provides annual support for a talented and deserving student enrolled within the Music Department who demonstrates the highest level of excellence and exceptional talent during the audition process. Selection of the recipients is made by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
The scholarship was established in memory of Mrs. Poret in support of a student who is a member of the IUP Chamber Singers and serves as a section leader in the Calvary Presbyterian Chancel Choir. Selection of the recipient is made by the director of the IUP Chamber Singers.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate piano majors in the Department of Music.
Preference given to undergraduate organ majors within the Department of Music; secondary preference may be given to graduate students or students enrolled in other majors. A GPA of 3.25 is required. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in applied organ courses during the semesters to which the scholarship will be applied and be selected by audition performance as determined by the Organ Scholarship Selection Committee.
Awarded to select incoming freshman Theater, Musical Theater, or Dance Arts majors based on their major audition and interview demonstrating exceptional talent in performance or design/tech/management.
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