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Endowed Scholarships

Undergraduate and graduate students, both new and returning, are considered for endowed awards within their program area. No separate application is required. Awards range in amount from $1,000 to $15,000 per year. Some awards are made on an annual basis, while others are made for the length of the student's tenure.

Current endowed awards include:

Undergraduate

  • Agnes White Bailey Cello Scholarship — for an undergraduate cello student
  • Stanford Berman Scholarship — for a voice or piano student
  • Clifford Arnold Bernsen Scholarship — for an upper-level undergraduate piano or strings student
  • Dorothée Einstein Krahn Scholarship — in memory of Rosa and Albert Einstein, for an outstanding undergraduate strings student
  • Susan E. Greenleaf Scholarship — open to all music students
  • Dr. Edward Adelson Scholarship — for an undergraduate strings student
  • Ruth Schell Overholser Undergraduate Scholarship — for an undergraduate music education student
  • Presser Foundation Scholarship — for an outstanding junior music major
  • Board of Visitors Endowment — for outstanding music students
  • John Wakefield Award — for a band student enrolled in the School of Music
  • Daniel L. Pomeroy Scholarship Fund — for outstanding work in eighteenth-century music
  • Carolyn and Carl Fichtel Scholarship — for an undergraduate music student
  • Keith Steyer Award — for an undergraduate clarinet, viola, or composition major

Graduate

  • Ruth Schell Overholser Graduate Scholarship — for a graduate voice student
  • Blanche K. Nisenfeld Fund — for a graduate voice student
  • Voice/Opera Division Scholarship — for graduate voice students
  • Robert McCoy Fund — for graduate collaborative piano students
  • Daniel L. Pomeroy Scholarship Fund — for outstanding work in eighteenth-century music
  • Nicholas and Virginia Neville Graduate Assistantship in Orchestral Conducting