Awards, Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships
Curd Awards Competition
All incoming students – First-Year and Transfers – enrolled for private music lessons are eligible to audition for Curd Awards, which pay for the majority of music lesson fees for the current academic year.
Applications for auditions are due at noon on Friday, Septmber 7th. Auditions will take place on Saturday, September 15th, starting at 10 a.m., in Sebring-Lewis Hall.
- Each contestant will perform no more than six (6) minutes of music that may be excerpts or complete movements. If two or more shorter works are performed, they should be of contrasting styles.
- An accompanist will be provided, if needed. Attach a copy of the score to the form which will be given to the Coordinator of Accompanying. The Coordinator will contact you to set up rehearsals.
- Submit completed form to BCA 162 front desk dropbox.
- Contestants should provide two copies of the music for the judges on the morning of the competition.
- Awards will be in the form of partial music lesson scholarships for the current academic year to be applied to your term bill.
For more information, please contact Eric McIntyre.
Gates Cambridge Scholarships
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost awards for full-time graduate study and research in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
More information: http://www.gatescambridge.org/
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.
More information: http://www.marshallscholarship.org/
The Mitchell Scholarship Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.
Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest international educational fellowships, were initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, and bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford.
More information: http://www.rhodesscholar.org/
Activities and Organizations
Private Music Lessons
For information about private music lessons, please see the Private Lessons page.
The Student Educational Policy Committee, or SEPC, is a student-faculty liaison group which provides faculty with student input on professors, candidates, curriculum, and other departmental issues. It also organizes social events within the department.