Scholarships

Available Scholarships

The Department of Music is pleased to offer an array of scholarships to students. The requirements for each scholarship can be found by entering the word "music" while searching on the University Scholarships Database.

 

  • B. Jeanne Elder Voice Scholarship is Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who has chosen to major in voice on the basis of excellence in scholarship (utilizing High School GPA and classes undertook as well as nationally recognized test scores for entering freshman and overall and major GPA for upperclassman) and vocal performance skills and/or talent.

    Categories: Music

 

  • Carol J. Myers Music Education Award is awarded to a music education major in good academic standing, entering their senior year, prior to the semester in which the student will be student teaching. Preference is given to students concentrating in vocal studies.

    Categories: Music, Senior

 

  • Cora Catherine Bitner Music Award is Awarded to Millersville students who are proficient in musical performance and have rendered loyal services to the musical activities of the University.

    Categories: Music

 

  • Dean Dutcher Memorial Music Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman students who maintain enrollment as full-time music majors at MU. Awarded in freshman year and continues for 4 years. Based on musical talent in art performance medium. The scholarship is tuition only.

    Categories: Music, Freshman

 

  • Dr. Benjamin J. Del Tito, Jr. '77 & Anna DeBlois Del Tito Scholarship is awarded to a student with at least 30 credits completed, a CGPA of 3.0 or greater and financial need. First preference will be for a dual science/music major, second preference is for a science major with a music minor, third preference is for a music major with a science minor. If no students meet the preferred characteristics, the scholarship will be awarded to a biology major. The scholarship may be renewed for two additional years provided the recipient continues to meet the criteria under which he/she was initially selected.

    Categories: Academic Merit, Financial Need, Science, Music

 

  • Ellen Currier Sellers Scholarship for Organ Performance is awarded to an incoming freshman or current university student who is a keyboard major with preference given to music majors/minors studying organ. The scholarship may be renewed providing the student continues to progress in organ study and maintains at least a 3.0 GPA, and remains a music major/minor.

    Categories: Music, Freshman

 

  • Esther Herr Bear Award is awarded to worthy and deserving students who excel in music.

    Categories: Music

 

  • Grace Doan Bitler and Charles F. Bitler, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who has both musical potential and financial need.

    Categories: Music, Financial Need

 

  • Harold W. and Miriam W. Shaar String Award is awarded to a sophomore or junior music education student who has demonstrated progress in the playing of a string instrument, shown an interest in the teaching of strings; and contributed to the musical enrichment of the University.

    Categories: Music

 

  • Irwin Weinhold Music Scholarship is awarded to at least one student who is an active participant in the music program. First preference is for those majoring in Music. The award is renewable and may be received for a total of eight semesters, provided the student remains in good academic standing and involved in the music program.

    Categories: Music

 

  • James Hamilton & Lucretia Boyd Hartzell Piano Award is awarded to a senior or junior piano student who possesses extraordinary talent, has shown considerable progress, and has contributed to the musical enrichment of the college community. The recipient will be chosen by the Music Department Faculty.

    Categories: Music

 

  • Jane Rohrer Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Music with an emphasis in piano or voice. First preference will be to a student of an underrepresented population.

    Categories: Music, Under-represented

 

  • John and Audrey Hallgren Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Music.

    Categories: Music

 

  • John David Neider Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who has made a significant contribution to the success of the performing arts at MU in the area of drama and/or music, is a member of the junior class, and has maintained a GPA of at least 2.0.

    Categories: Music, Academic Merit, Junior, Theatre

 

  • Kathlyn Houlahan Kodaly Music Scholarship is awarded as tuition to a full-time entering freshman who has chosen to major in music education. The recipient will be selected by the Music Department and chosen based on performance excellence in musical skills and/or talent as demonstrated in their audition. Financial need may be taken into consideration but will not be the major criterion.

    Categories: Freshman, Music, Financial Need

 

  • Kendig C. and Nancy Bare Scholarship is awarded to a student in good standing who has demonstrated musical ability.

    Categories: Music

 

  • Leo Ascher Music Award is awarded to the undergraduate music major who has best developed a musical composition based on one of Leo Ascher's original themes.

    Categories: Music

 

  • Louis Vyner Performance Award is awarded to a full-time music major who has been selected by an Audition Committee of the Music Department on the basis of outstanding performance in the field of music and demonstrated academic excellence.

    Categories: Music, Academic Merit

 

  • Michael Jamanis and Frances Veri Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Music with financial need.

    Categories: Music, Financial Need

 

  • Michael W. Eisenberger Choir Award is awarded to a senior and a member of the choir. Must be elected by choir members. Must exhibit leadership, musical ability, and friendliness.

    Categories: Music, Senior

 

  • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Tryon Endowed Scholarship is awarded as tuition credit to a student majoring in Music.

    Categories: Music

 

  • Music Department Foundation Scholarship is awarded to freshmen music majors.

    Categories: Music, Freshman

 

  • Music Faculty Award is a gift card or certificate donated annually by the Music Faculty to the outstanding graduate in music education. The winner's name and graduation date will be engraved on a plaque displayed in the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center.

    Categories: Music, Senior

 

  • Music for Everyone Scholarship is awarded as tuition to full-time students who have chosen to major in music education. Selection based on GPA, performance in field teaching, and Music 171 and demonstrated success in peer teaching. Financial need may be taken into consideration but will not be a major part of the criterion. The student is expected to teach for 3 hours each week of the semester in collaboration with a music teacher in the Lancaster City schools (K-8 music program).

    Categories: Music, Academic Merit, Financial Need

 

  • Pennsylvania Bandmaster's Association Award is awarded to an incoming freshman music major who excels in the major performance of a band instrument.

    Categories: Music, Freshman

 

  • Peter H. Freedman Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in music.

    Categories: Music

 

  • Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award is awarded to a rising senior on the basis of merit and achievement.

    Categories: Music, Academic Merit, Financial Need, Senior

 

  • R. Clinton & Dorothy Hughes & Kathryn Hughes Seaber Vocal Music Scholarship
    in Honor of Jean Bradel is awarded to a freshman vocal music major. Financial need may be considered, but is not required. The award may be renewed for three years, providing the student remains a voice music major in good academic standing and is progressing toward graduation. If there is no qualifying voice major, the spendable income is to be returned to the principal until a qualified student is identified.

    Categories: Music

 

  • Robert N. and Darlene I. Ford Endowment for Strings is awarded to a student majoring in Music with an emphasis on string instruments. First preference is to a graduate of Penn Manor School District.

    Categories: Music, Lancaster County

 

  • Sally Gibson Music Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Music who has demonstrated financial need.

    Categories: Music, Financial Need

 

  • The Alan K. Wyand and Robert L. Shoener Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Music focused on Voice with first preference to those with demonstrated financial need.

    Categories: Music, Financial Need

 

  • The Judge and Mrs. Anthony R. Appel Scholarship is awarded to at least two music majors at Millersville University with preference to students with demonstrated financial need. The recipients must audition with the Music Department. The scholarship is renewable provided the students continue to major in music and remain in good academic standing. The students may receive the scholarship for a total of eight semesters.

    Categories: Music, Financial Need