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Dorothy Evans Ackerman Vocal Scholarship Endowment Fund (88001)

  • Music major or minor, vocal emphasis
  • Junior or senior standing
  • Earned GPA of 2.75 (“B‐“) or above
  • Financial need based on Southern’s student aid policy
  • Evidencing utilization of superior talents
  • School of Music recommends candidates
     

Boyson Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Music major with woodwind, brass, or percussion emphasis (WSMC employees given priority)
  • Earned GPA of 2.5 (“C+“) or above
  • Financial need based on Southern’s student aid policy
  • Willing to work
  • Must contribute to life through university activities
     

Elmer Jack and Juanita Boyson Scholarship Endowment Fund

  • Music major and woodwind, brass, or percussion emphasis (WSMC employee preferred)
  • Earned GPA of 2.5 (“B‐“) or above
  • Financial need based on Southern’s student aid policy
  • Willing to work
  • Must contribute to life through university activities
     

Cashman‐Offer Scholarship Fund

  • Music, Theology, Religion major or professional objective in a medical related field
  • Earned GPA of 2.75 (“B‐“) or above
  • Financial need based on Southern’s student aid policy
  • Willing to work
  • Financial responsibility
  • Contributes to life through university activities with a selfless attitude
  • Upholds Christian ethics
     

Edythe Stephenson Cothren Vocal Music Scholarship Fund

  • Music major or minor with vocal emphasis
  • Junior standing when auditioned. Senior standing when awarded
  • Earned GPA of 3.0 (“B+”) or above
  • Financial need based on Southern’s student aid policy
  • Upholds SDA beliefs
  • Future intent to teach and/or perform and share talents when and where needed
     

Orlo Gilbert Endowed Symphony Scholarship Fund

  • Undergraduate or graduate
  • Earned GPA of 2.0 (“C”) or above
  • Symphony member
  • Financial need based on Southern’s student aid policy
  • Demonstrates accountability in financial matters and good citizenship in school and community
     

Heidi M. Herr Scholarship Endowment Fund

  • Music or nursing major
  • Financial need based on Southern’s student aid policy
     

Iva Dell Kirk Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Music major (BA in Music or BS in Music Education) with keyboard concentration
  • United States citizen or permanent resident status
  • Sophomore through Senior standing
  • Earned GPA of 2.5 (“B‐”) in music courses
  • Earned GPA of 2.25 (“C+”) overall
  • Financial responsibility
  • Willing to work
  • Member of SDA Church
  • No award should exceed 10% of student annual tuition rate
     

Nellie Henderson Maddox Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Music major or minor with keyboard emphasis
  • Financial need based on Southern’s student aid policy
  • Evidencing utilization of superior talents
  • Upholds SDA beliefs
  • Future intent to teach and/or perform and share talents when and where needed
     

McClarty Family Scholarship Endowment Fund

  • Music (band instrument) or English major
  • Earned GPA of 2.0 (“C”) or above
  • Merit‐based
     

Sylvia and Harold Mitzelfelt Band Scholarship Fund

  • Wind Symphony section leader or outstanding instrumentalist
  • One year continuous membership in Southern’s Wind Symphony (unless arrangements made with Wind Symphony director)
  • Earned GPA of 2.0 (“C”) or above
  • Evidencing utilization of superior talents
  • Financial need a factor (based on Southern’s student aid policy) if equally qualified students are being considered
  • Candidate may be requested to audition before music faculty
  • Wind Symphony director may recommend candidate
  • No award should exceed 20% of student annual tuition rate
     

Jean S. Murphy Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Music major with performance emphasis
  • Preference for United States citizen
  • GPA of 2.75 (“B‐“) or above
  • Worthy and deserving student
  • Demonstrates accountability in financial matters, and good citizenship in school and community
  • Preference for active SDA Church membership
     

Music Scholarship Endowment Fund

  • Music or Nursing major
  • Financial need based on Southern’s student aid policy
  • Shows commitment to Christian values and academic excellence
     

Marvin Robertson Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Music education with an emphasis on choral direction preferred
  • Junior, senior or graduate
  • SDA
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (“B”) or above
  • Demonstrates potential for leadership as music educator
  • Financial need (based on Southern’s student aid policy) can be used as criteria, but not necessary for scholarship to be awarded
     

Pat Silver Band Scholarship Endowment Fund

  • Wind Symphony section leader or instrumentalist
  • One year continuous membership in Southern’s Wind Symphony
  • Earned GPA of 2.0 (“C”) or above
  • Evidencing utilization of superior talents
  • Financial need (based on Southern’s student aid policy) a factor if equally qualified students are being considered
     

Southern Adventist University Symphony Scholarship Fund

  • Any student who plans to be or is a member of Southern’s Symphony Orchestra
  • Earned GPA of 2.0 (“C”) or above
  • Pass a music audition by the director
  • Outstanding musical ability
  • Financial responsibility
     

Lisa Devaun Berg Thomsen Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Music or nursing major
  • Undergraduate
  • Earned GPA of 3.00 or better
  • Financial need based on Southern’s student aid policy
     

Matie Vroman Memorial Revolving Loan Fund

  • Religion, Science, Business, Music, Elementary or Secondary Education, or closely‐related major preferred
  • Earned GPA 2.0 (“C”) or above
  • Financial need based on Southern’s student aid policy
  • Willing to work
  • Financial responsibility
  • Evidencing utilization of superior talents
  • Contributes to life through university activities with a selfless attitude

 

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