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The Department is able to award scholarships to outstanding students each year through the generosity of retired faculty, alums and lovers of our music programs. Scholarships require an audition and have an expectation of maintaining good academic standing as well as performing in ensembles.  The University Foundation also has an application process for numerous scholarships. For more information on Scholarships awarded by the foundation go to:

The following scholarships are offered to students that are music majors.

The new student auditions serve as your scholarship audition. Continuing students are also eligible for scholarship and can audition in the spring semester.

Dave Roberts Guitar Scholarship
David Reedy Piano Scholarship
Laura and Joe Bowers UWL Concert Bands Scholarship Endowment Fund
Lindy Shannon Music Scholarship
Margaret Brown Trumpet Scholarship
Mewaldt Music Scholarship
Paul Stry Music Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Paul C. and Martha M. Witzke Fund in Music
Piano Scholarship Fund
Robert and Janet Roth Scholarship for Musical Excellence
Robert A. Wessler General Music Scholarship Endowment Fund
Stella Trane Jackson Scholarship
Student Chapter #361 National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) Scholarship
Thomas H. Annett Scholarship
Thomas & Margaret Annett Scholarship for the Arts
UWL Alumni Band Scholarship Fund in Memory of Dr. John L. Alexander
UWL Music Department Scholarship & Development Fund
Weekley & Arganbright Piano Scholarship
William Estes Choral Music Award

Jazz Scholarships are available for any student wishing to participate in the Jazz Ensembles.

Learn more or apply for Jazz Scholarships

Scholarships are devoted to students that are participating or enrolled in the Orchestra.

Cordeiro Woodwind Quintet Scholarship
Joseph Cordeiro Scholarship for Students Studying String Instruments
Hoefer Symphonic Brass Quintet Scholarship
Hoeschler String Quartet Scholarship
UWL Symphony Orchestra Scholarship Fund

Contribute to our Scholarship Fund

Select "College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities" and make sure you put "MUSIC" in the note area.

For information on other ways to contribute to our Scholarship Fund and support our student musicians, please contact the Department of Music office at 608.785.8409.