Music Scholarships

ATTENTION: Auditions for music scholarships will take place on February 6th, 2019 

Please sign up for a slot here.

Over the years, UMW alumni and other benefactors have given generously to support students involved in music here.

There are more than twenty named music scholarships which specify a variety of recipients.  The list below indicates eligibility.

Nina G. Bushnell (’37) Scholarship:  a rising junior major in art, theater or music

 

Carolyn Ann Williams Carr (’45) Scholarship:  music major with outstanding performance ability and financial need

 

Polly Updegraff Champ (’61) Scholarship:  a major in theater, music, or art, from outside of the state of VA, with 
preference toward someone working toward teacher certification

 

Dr. and Mrs. Soon Dai Choi Scholarship:  incoming student interested in pursuing music degree with financial need

 

Anne F. Hamer Scholarship:  rising junior or senior music majors (minimum 3.0 GPA)

 

June Davis McCormick (’49) Scholarship:  vocal students (minimum 3.5 GPA)

 

Patricia P. Norwood, Ph.D. Scholarship in Music

 

UMW Performing Arts in the Community Scholarship

 

Monika D. Scott (’44) Scholarship

 

Elizabeth P. Tillery Memorial Scholarship

 

Aurelia B. Walford Scholarship in Music:  intended music majors, awarded based on academic merit and performance ability

 

Henry and Grace Spicer Scholarship:  either music majors or members of the UMW Philharmonic

 

Jazz 4 Justice: Jazz Band Scholarship: members of UMW Jazz Band

 
UMW Celtic Arts Scholarship: member of the Eagle Pipe Band
 

UMW Philharmonic Scholarships

Susan & George Colby Philharmonic Scholarship:  member of the UMW Philharmonic

Martha Johnson Orchestra Scholarship:  member of the UMW Philharmonic

Charles A. & Lenore Kramer Orchestra Scholarship:  UMW Philharmonic violinist, asst. to concertmaster

Virginia H. Powell UMW Philharmonic Scholarship:  members of the UMW Philharmonic with financial need

Russell-Sabetty Orchestra Scholarship:  rising juniors and seniors demonstrating leadership in the UMW Philharmonic

Prince B. Woodard Orchestra Scholarship:  members of the UMW Philharmonic

In addition, there are two cash awards given at the end of each academic year:

Anne and Sidney Hamer Music Award:  the music major with the highest overall GPA
 
 
Zorbaugh Choral Award:  a rising junior or senior for excellent leadership and interest in choral and church music.