Alumni and Giving Opportunities

General Department of Music Scholarships

Charles A. and Clarabell Tweed Davis Memorial Music Scholarship (0130)

This scholarship is awarded to one or more rising sophomores enrolled in the Music Department. 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.

Dan and Dorothy DiCicco Rehearsal Room (4705)

Gifts made to name the rehearsal hall will be directed toward instrument upgrades and maintenance and continuing enhancements on the DiCicco Rehearsal Hall.

Florence E. Haug Marching Band Scholarship (0467)

Florence E. Haug served as secretary/administrative assistant to six presidents at IUP over a period spanning 25 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.

Freshman Music Scholarship (5070)

Student must be an incoming freshman music major. Awards are based on performance ability and equally shared among all applied studios (instruments and voice).

H. Eugene Hulbert Music Scholarship (0145)

Awarded to a student majoring in Music Education, Music Performance, or Liberal Arts on the basis of academic excellence, music excellence, and financial need.

William & Jean Joseph Family Scholarship (0591)

The William and Jean Joseph Family Scholarship shall provide scholarship support to students enrolled at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who have a declared major in Music or are participating members of the IUP football team. Funds will be disbursed in alternate years. In the fall semester of odd-numbered years, the student recipient must have a declared major in Music. In the fall semester of even-numbered years, the student recipient must be a participating member of the football team. William D. Joseph and Debra Joseph Bell created this scholarship to honor their parents, William and Jean Joseph.

Dr. Russel C. Nelson Scholarship (A0015)

To beawarded to a Music major pursuing a degree in Music Education.

John. E Rhodes Music Scholarship (0604)

John E. Rhodes earned a BA and MA in music from IUP and performed in the U.S. Army Chorus and numerous choruses throughout the Northeast U.S. He was also a music educator for 30 years in VA.

Bruce Schonour Scholarship for Music (0676)

The Bruce Schonour Scholarship for Music shall provide scholarship support to full-time students enrolled at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Half of the Annual Available Amount must be used to provide scholarships to students pursuing a degree in Music Performance. The other half of the Annual Available Amount must be used to provide scholarships to students pursuing a degree in Music Education.

Kenneth M. Sell Memorial Scholarship for Music (0490)

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.

Vyrle Haley Troxel Memorial Scholarship (0553)

The Vyrle Haley Troxell Memorial Scholarship shall provide scholarship support for the recruitment and/or retention of students enrolled at Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a declared major offered by the Department of Music.

College of Fine Arts Student Support Fund (225334)

A need-based scholarship to assist with student retention and provide benevolent assistance.

Department of Music Outreach (4110)

A general fund that supports the activities and programming of the Department of Music within the Foundation for IUP, including but not necessarily limited to: the purchase of music, equipment and other items needed for the teaching, learning and performing of music, student awards, ensemble support, travel for students and faculty, and library acquisitions. Donors of amounts above $2,500 may, upon consultation with the department chair, earmark funding for specific projects that could include: the commissioning of new music, securing the services of guest artists or conductors, recording projects and equipment, or other projects that serve the needs of the Department of Music.

Mellowmen Fund (4090)

To provide financial support for the programming of the IUP Jazz Ensemble (formerly known as "the Mellowmen") and the IUP Jazz Band. Money may be used for a variety of purposes, including but not necessarily limited to: travel expenses for ensembles on tour; purchase of equipment; professional services for guest performers, conductors, and artists; commissioning of new work for jazz performance; recording and production of CDs and/or DVDs; collaborative programming with other ensembles or artists; etc.