College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Music Scholarships

Please obtain scholarship applications from the department office or website (if available) and return completed copies to:

Arts Building (MH)
Room 3.01.58
(210) 458-4354
music.utsa.edu/index.php/prospective-students/audition-process

Alfredo Flores/Alamo Music Endowed Scholarship In Music

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate student
    • Enrolled in at least 15 hours
    • 3.0 GPA
  • Application Requirements

The Andrew Gurwitz Memorial Endowment At The University Of Texas At San Antonio

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate and Graduate
    • Major in Music
    • Enrolled in at least 15 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled in at least 6 hours (graduate)
    • Available in all areas of music
    • 3.0 GPA
  • Application Requirements

The Anna May Day Memorial Endowed Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate and Graduate
    • Major in Music with piano as principal instrument
    • Enrolled in at least 15 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled in at least 6 hours (graduate)
  • Application Requirements

Bess Hieronymus Endowed Scholarship in Organ Studies

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Music with organ performance or organ as principal instrument
  • Application Requirements

Beverly Duren Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • High school seniors from Harlandale ISD (Harlandale High School, McCollum High School, or Tejeda Academy) OR a graduate of Harlandale ISD and currently enrolled freshman at the University of Texas at San Antonio
    • Declare a major or minor in the Department of Music OR the Department of Art and Art History in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts at UTSA. Preference will be given to Music major/minors, but all eligible applications are considered.
    • Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above during award year.
    • Exhibit leadership capabilities through participation in school clubs, extracurricular activities, civic organizations, band, volunteer work, job experience, or other demonstrations of leadership abilities

    *Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need as determined by UTSA’s Office of Financial Aid. Please fill-out the Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

  • Application Requirements

    • Completed the Beverly Duren Scholarship application form.
    • 2 letters of recommendation from high school faculty familiar with the applicants academic and extracurricular achievements.
  • Go to Appplication →

Charlotte And Charles Walker Opera Endowment

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate and Graduate
    • Major in Music with interest in pursuing a career in opera
    • Enrolled in at least 12 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled in at least 6 hours (graduate)
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Enrolled in opera workshop class
  • Application Requirements

Charlotte Louise Dashiell And Lota M. Spell Fund

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Major in Music
  • Application Requirements

David Bowen Memorial Endowment For Study In Europe - Spring 2018

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate
    • COLFA Major
    • Register with the Office of International Programs
    • Travel experience must be at least two weeks in duration
  • Application Requirements

    • Application
    • Proof of registration with the UTSA Office of International Programs
    • Copies of travel program information and applications (as applicable)
    • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty member)
    • Completed Budget Section of Application
  • Go to Appplication →

Dean’s Circle Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000

  • Eligibility

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared a major in any one of the disciplines in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
    • Must be enrolled full-time status (minimum of 12 semester credit hours for undergraduates and 9 semester credit hours for graduate students)
    • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Application Requirements

    • Completed application
    • Brief essay about why you have chosen your major and your plans after your graduation
    • Letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty members (transfer students may use faculty from previously attended college or university and incoming freshman may use a high school faculty member).
  • Go to Appplication →

Donald Hodges Research In Music Endowment

Emily Wells Brown Endowment

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Music
  • Application Requirements

The Evelyn Berg Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Music
    • Enrolled in at least 15 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled in at least 9 hours (graduate)
    • 3.0 GPA
  • Application Requirements

The GEV Scholarship for COLFA Semester in Urbino, Italy

  • Award: $1,000

  • Eligibility

    • Must be a student actively pursuing a degree with a declared major in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
    • Student must register with the Office of International Programs/Study Abroad program
    • The award will be applied toward the costs associated with the student’s participation in a European educational travel experience, as approved by the Dean of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts.
    • Selection of the recipient(s) will be made by an officially recognized committee of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
  • Application Requirements

    • The COLFA Semester Abroad, Urbino, Italy application
    • Proof of registration with the UTSA Office of International Programs/Study Abroad Program
    • Copies of travel program information and applications (as applicable)
    • Brief essay answering application questions
    • A letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty member
    • Completed Budget Section of Application
  • Go to Appplication →

Hewitt Family Annual Scholarship in COLFA

  • Award: $1,500

  • Eligibility

    This is a late award for the current 2017-18 Academic year

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared a major in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
    • Must be enrolled full-time status (minimum of 12 semester credit hours for undergraduates and 9 semester credit hours for graduate students)
    • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Recipients must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours and must demonstrate leadership capabilities in their school and community through volunteer efforts
  • Application Requirements

    • Completed application
    • Brief essay
    • Letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty members (transfer students may use faculty from previously attended college or university)
  • Go to Appplication →

The Janice K. Hodges Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Music with piano as principal instrument
    • Enrolled in at least 15 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled in at least 6 hours (graduate)
  • Application Requirements

Joe And Chris Stuessy Endowed Scholarship In Music

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate students
    • Enrolled in 15 credit hours
    • 3.0 GPA (cumulative)
  • Application Requirements

Joseph E. Brown Memorial Endowed Scholarship In Voice

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate student
    • Major in Music with concentration in voice
    • 3.0 GPA
  • Application Requirements

Linda Poetschke Endowed Scholarship In Voice

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate student
    • Major in Music with concentration in voice
    • Enrolled in at least 15 hours
  • Application Requirements

Marjorie Powell Zachry Memorial Endowed Scholarship For Strings

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Music with a string instrument as the principal instrument
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Additional criteria may be stipulated by the Chair of the Music Department
  • Application Requirements

Marjorie Powell Zachry Memorial Endowment For Piano Scholars

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Music with a piano (keyboard) as the principal instrument
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Enrolled in at least 12 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled in at least 6 hours (graduate)
    • Enrolled in both applied music lessons and assigned music ensemble each semester
    • Must make an exemplary contribution to the Department of Music through music performance and studies and make satisfactory progress toward completion of the music degree
  • Application Requirements

Mary Pat & Louis H. Stumberg Endowed Scholarship for Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    Mary Pat and Louis H. Stumberg Endowed Scholarship for Interdisciplinary Studies in Music and the Sciences

    Undergraduate students who have a declared major in one of the following disciplines:

    • all disciplines in the College of Engineering
    • all disciplines in the College of Sciences
    • Anthropology
    • Communication
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Other social and behavioral science disciplines


    with one of the majors above you must also have a declared minor in Music or Creative Writing. You may also have an arts major with a minor in one of the disciplines listed above.
    Graduate students may have research focus that involves science and art disciplines.
     

  • Application Requirements

    • Completed online application form.
    • Brief essay (no less than 200 words) explaining the importance of music or creative writing in your intellectual and personal life. For graduate students, the essay should include an explanation of your research areas of focus. Please attach the essay to this application with name and Banner ID stated at the top.
  • Go to Appplication →

Music Faculty And Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate student
    • Major in Music with emphasis in all-level instrumental music
    • Completed at least 60 hours
    • Full-time enrollment (12 hours)
  • Application Requirements

Nolan Richard Henry and Gertrude Lenore Williams Braune Endowed Scholarship in Music

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate Student
    • Actively pursuing a music degree  with an instrumental emphasis in COLFA, UTSA
    • Must be making satisfactory progress toward completion of a music degree
    • Preference given to applications with 3.0 cummulative GPA and students enrolled in 15 credit hours (undergraduate) or 6 hours (graduate)
    • Some criteria may be waived in writing by the Chair of the Department of Music (case-by-case basis)
  • Application Requirements

Opera Guild Endowed Scholarship In Vocal Music Education

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate student
    • Major in Music with a concentration in voice, declared interest in opera, and pursuing a degree in Music Studies
    • Completed at least 60 hours
  • Application Requirements

Opera Guild Endowed Scholarship In Voice

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Music with a concentration in voice and the intention to enter the professional field of opera or musical theatre
    • Enrolled in at least 15 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled in at least 6 hours (graduate)
  • Application Requirements

Rhoderick E. Key Memorial Fund

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate and Graduate students
    • Major in Music
  • Application Requirements

Rich Braune Annual Scholarship in Music

  • Award: Number and amount of awards vary

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Music with keyboard or piano as principal instrument
    • Enrolled in applied music lessons and an ensemble
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Enrolled in at least 15 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled in at least 6 hours (graduate)
  • Application Requirements

Roneale Duncan Memorial Endowed Scholarship In Music

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate student
    • Major in Music
    • Enrolled in at least 15 hours
    • 3.0 GPA
  • Application Requirements

Samuel A. and Pamela R. Kirkpatrick Endowed Presidential Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate and Graduate students
    • Major in Music
  • Application Requirements

Stewart R. And Marianne C. Reuter Endowed Scholarship In Vocal Performance

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate student
    • Major in Music with vocal performance as principal instrument
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Full-time enrollment (12 hours)
    • Completed at least 60 hours
  • Application Requirements

Mr. And Mrs. Stan Studer, Sr. Endowment In Voice

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate Student
    • Actively pursuing a music degree in COLFA, UTSA
    • Must select vocal music as area of concentration
    • Must be making satisfactory progress toward completion of a music degree
  • Application Requirements

The Sturchio Family Endowed Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate students
    • Actively pursuing a B.A. in Music with an emphasis on Music Studies (instrumental)
    • Enrolled full-time (12 hours)
    • Completed 60 credit hours
    • 3.0 GPA (cumulative)
  • Application Requirements

Sue Jockusch Endowed Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    Fine Art Majors:

    • Graduate Students:
      • Full-time Enrollment (9 hours)
      • Hold a BA or BFA in art or related discipline or complete appropriate degree by the beginning of graduate level enrollment
      • 3.0 GPA
    • Undergraduate Students:
      • Full-time Enrollment (12 hours)
      • Actively pursuing a BA or BFA in art 
      • 2.5 GPA or above

    Music Majors:

    • Undergraduate and Graduate
    • Major in Music
    • Enrolled in at least 15 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled in at least 6 hours (graduate)
    • 3.0 GPA
  • Application Requirements

    Fine Art Majors:

    • Online Application
    • Recipient Biographical Information
    • Letter of intent for new academic year
    • Updated/current resume/CV
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • Official Transcript
    • Photo of applicant
    • Current Portfolio or Research Paper - see link for details

    Music Majors:

    Apply at the time of audition (see audition application)

Theresa Gordon Fund For Voice Scholarships

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Music with concentration in voice or vocal performance
    • Enrolled in at least 15 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled in at least 6 hours (graduate)
  • Application Requirements

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