PLEASE CHECK WITH THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS.
All scholarships require full-time attendance (12 hours for undergraduate; 6 hours for graduate) unless indicated otherwise.
All scholarships require a 3.0 cumulative GPA unless indicated otherwise.
All scholarships are for fall and/or spring semester only (summer not included) unless indicated otherwise.
All Music scholarship recipients are selected by the department, with final approval by the ECU Foundation Scholarship Committee.
Any exceptions must be approved by the department chair and the Foundation Scholarship Committee.


A SERVANT'S HEART SACRED MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a senior majoring in Sacred Music who has maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA. If there is no eligible candidate the department may select a sophomore, junior or graduate student. The recipient must be a current member of a Christ-centered church. This scholarship is for one semester only and the recipient will be selected by the department and others deemed necessary by A Servant's Heart Ministry. This scholarship was established by the members of the gospel ministry group "A Servant's Heart" of Ada, OK. This fund is intended to help those persons who aspire to serve our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through a church-related vocation, and who have a genuine need for additional financial assistance.

BOB BENNETT CENTENNIAL FINE ARTS ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in instrumental music. This scholarship was established by Sally 

ELIZABETH BLAKESLY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to an art, theatre, or vocal music student who maintains at least a 3.0 GPA. Ms. Blakesly was a long-time resident of Ada, and was a great supporter of ECU and its students.

DENNIS BOE CENTENNIAL PIANO ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who is enrolled in private piano study (applied piano) and who has maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA.  This scholarship was established by friends and family of Dr. Boe, who was a long-time member of the ECU faculty and an accomplished pianist.

BRILES SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded based on need and a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Originally established as a part of the Federal Student Loan Program, this scholarship was transferred to the ECU Foundation in 1995.

FAUST MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding music student at the discretion of the Music Program.  Mrs. Faust was an accomplished pianist and teacher, and Mr. Faust was a member of a male quartet which performed extensively during the 1940s and 1950s.  He also served as registrar at ECU for several years, and was a founding member of the ECU Foundation.

HARVEY AND MARY BELLA FAUST MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to gifted and talented music students who need financial assistance. Mary Bella Faust was an accomplished pianist and teacher, and Harvey Faust was a member of a male quartet which performed extensively during the 1940s and 1950s.  He also served as registrar at ECU for several years.

MARY BELLA FAUST PIANO SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in piano who shows exceptional talent and discipline.  Additional guidelines may be obtained from the Music Program. This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor who is an accomplished composer and musician, and who understands the value of music in society.

MARGUERITE HAWKINSON SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior student majoring in vocal music in either education or performance.

HIGGINBOTHAM FAMILY MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior music student with the highest overall grade point average. In the case of a tie, the department will make the final decision.  Dorothy Higginbotham was an ECU alumna who understood and recognized the value of higher education, and established this scholarship as part of her estate planning.

JERRY HOWARD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the Music Program.  Friends and family of Jerry Howard established this scholarship in his memory—he was an accomplished musician, band director, and owner of Howard Music Store in Ada.

AYLINE JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the department.  Ayline Johnson was an accomplished organist, and this scholarship was established in her memory by family and friends.

GERALDINE KERR CENTENNIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the Music Program.

KATE KNIGHT FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the department.  Knight Hall on the ECU campus was named after Ms. Knight.

RUDY LUPINSKI ACT II HONORARY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been involved in both ACT II and ECU musical theatre within the past year (including summer productions).  The recipient can be an actor/actress, stage manager, musician, set designer, camp counselor, or involved with sound and lighting.  The recipient must be a current ECU student maintaining at least a 2.5 GPA, and someone who represents both ECU and ACT II in a professional manner. 

MORGAN FAMILY FOUNDATION CENTENNIAL MUSIC ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be awarded to a student in his/her semester of student teaching. The Morgan Family has made numerous contributions to the ECU Foundation and continues to be a big supporter of the Fine Arts.

FINIS MORRISON SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding student providing leadership in the Humanities area.  Scholarships will be available in the areas of drama, instrumental music, vocal music, and piano.

JANE MUNTZ CENTENNIAL FRESHMEN/SOPHOMORE MUSIC ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be awarded to a freshman or sophomore level student majoring in music to reward academic excellence.  Mrs. Muntz established this scholarship because of her love of music and her interest in ECU students.  She graduated from ECU in 1941 with a degree in music.

JANE MUNTZ CENTENNIAL JUNIOR/SENIOR MUSIC ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior level student student majoring in music to reward academic excellence. Mrs. Muntz established this scholarship because of her love of music and her interest in ECU students. She graduated from ECU in 1941 with a degree in music.

ROB MUNTZ MUSIC AWARD
This scholarship will be awarded to a music student in the area of sacred music/composition, and will be based on scholarship, service, and need. Mr. Muntz, an accomplished pianist and organist, has established this scholarship because of his love of music and his understanding of the needs of students.

LINDA MURRAY CENTENNIAL FLUTE ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding flute student.  Linda Murray was an accomplished musician and instructor of flute at ECU, and this scholarship was established in her memory by her husband Duane Murray.

OSCAR AND KATHRYN PARKER MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to music majors in the piano, vocal, or instrumental areas based on contribution to the program and above-average academic work.  Oscar Parker was a member of an ECU quartet which performed extensively during the 1940s and 1950s, and he was also a founding member of the ECU Foundation, Inc. in 1970.

JAMES SAIED BAND SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to students who have shown the most progress during the current academic year.  Consideration will be given to the student’s character, personality, and general contribution to the music program.  Mr. Saied graduated in 1936, and was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus in 1990. 

CLEO SUMTER MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the department. Ms. Sumter was an ECU alumna, and established this scholarship as part of her estate planning.

JOANNE ADAM LAMBERT TODD MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding music student at the discretion of the department. Mrs. Todd was an excellent, long-time supporter of the arts, and this scholarship was established in her memory by a close friend.

CHARLES TRACY MUSIC AWARD
This scholarship will be awarded to a music major excelling in scholastic achievement in the areas of music theory and music history.  Mr. Tracy was a former professor at ECU, and an excellent pianist. This scholarship was established in his memory by friends, family, and former students.

ALINE K. TRISLER MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding music student as determined by the department.

STEVE WALKER MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the department, or may be used for travel expenses for the ECU Chorale.  Dr. Walker has been a long-time professor at ECU, and has excelled in the area of vocal music—this scholarship was established by a close friend and fellow music enthusiast.

BRON WARREN CENTENNIAL MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of ECU's band director.  Bron Warren was an ECU alumni and an accomplished musician.  This scholarship was established by his family and friends, and is supported annually through a regional band contest, “Tigerpalooza.