This award, created in memory of two members of the IUP faculty, is presented to talented incoming freshman students enrolling in the Department of Art and Design.
Awarded to an incoming freshman who demonstrates outstanding artistic talent, via portfolio review, in the opinion of the Art and Design Department Scholarship committee. Retention of this scholarship is based on maintaining an overall 2.8 grade-point
average and a 3.0 GPA in studio/art courses.
Established in memory of a 1953 graduate of IUP who was a member of the Department of Art and Design faculty for 31 years, this scholarship is awarded to promising students in the media of fabrics, including papermaking and its related art forms. Consideration
is also given to majors in Art Education.
The John and Delores Hillard Scholarship for Diversity in Fine Arts shall provide scholarship support to students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria for scholarship consideration:
Preference for students with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 or a minimum combined (reading and math) SAT score of 1100
Dr. Gary Bird, retired IUP professor of Music, established this scholarship in support of the Tuba/Euphonium Studio. A student selected to receive the scholarship must be a Music Education major with a Euphonium emphasis. The award is available for the
spring semester with selection of the recipient made by the professor of Tuba/Euphonium in consultation and cooperation with the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Awarded to an incoming freshman music major whose performing area is one of the following: violin, viola, cello, or double bass.
The Richard Dellaposta Memorial Scholarship provides scholarship support to full-time students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who are majoring in Music Performance or Music Education with a preference to students studying trumpet or other brass
This scholarship provides limited support to an incoming freshman as identified and recommended by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Student must be an incoming freshman music major. Awards are based on performance ability and equally shared among all applied studios (instruments and voice).
Frank M. Clark established this scholarship in honor and tribute to his wife, Margaret McCluskie Clark. Mrs. Clark graduated with a bachelor’s degree in music education from Indiana State Teachers College in 1951. The scholarship is awarded to a student
with a declared major in the Music Department with violin as his/her primary performing medium. Selection of the recipient is made by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Established by longtime Indiana residents and patrons of the arts, this scholarship benefits outstanding and talented students enrolled in the Department of Music with a concentration in the string program.
Florence E. Haug served as secretary/administrative assistant to six presidents at IUP over a period spanning twenty-five years. Ms. Haug enjoys all areas of the College of Fine Arts, in particular the IUP Marching Band. Her generous support provides
a scholarship to a full-time student from the college with a major in music participating as a member of the marching band.
Awarded to entering freshman vocal majors by recommendation of faculty.
Mr. Hornick was a 2002 graduate of IUP with a degree in Music Education. The scholarship, established in his memory by his parents, Chris (’68) and Mary Louise Hornick, provides support for an incoming freshman in the clarinet studio. Selection of the
recipient is made by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Awarded to a student majoring in Music Education, Music Performance, or Liberal Arts on the basis of academic excellence, music excellence, and financial need. Completion of four semesters in the Music Department with a minimum of 12 credit hours each
semester is required.
Awarded to a full-time music student, to an incoming freshman, or to an upperclassman cello or bass major by recommendation of faculty.
This scholarship for students studying organ was established in memory of Mrs. William P. Moorhead. Recipients are selected by the organ studio faculty in consultation with the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Established to honor the talents and career of a distinguished faculty member and musician, this scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the Department of Music who are studying percussion.
The John E. Rhodes Music Scholarship provides scholarship support to full-time students enrolled in the Department of Music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Jim Self (’65), a prominent studio tuba player in Los Angeles, has generously created a scholarship for a tuba player to be awarded by the tuba instructor in consultation with the brass faculty and Music Department Scholarship Committee. The award is
based on the student’s talent and “citizenship” in the department. Financial need is not a consideration.
The Kenneth M. Sell Memorial Scholarship for Music provides annual support for a talented and deserving student enrolled within the Music Department who demonstrates the highest level of excellence and exceptional talent during the audition process. Selection
of the recipients is made by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate piano majors in the Department of Music.
Preference given to undergraduate organ majors within the Department of Music; secondary preference may be given to graduate students or students enrolled in other majors. A GPA of 3.25 is required. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in applied organ
courses during the semesters to which the scholarship will be applied and be selected by audition performance as determined by the Organ Scholarship Selection Committee.
The award is divided equally. The scholarship in trombone is given to a student majoring in trombone studies in the Department of Music who demonstrates excellence in performance. The scholarship in voice is awarded to a female student majoring in Music
Education with an emphasis in voice who demonstrates financial need.
Awarded to select incoming freshman Theater, Musical Theater, or Dance Arts majors based on their major audition and interview demonstrating exceptional talent in performance or design/tech/management.