School of Music

Complete Scholarship Name Application Deadline Date Contact Name Contact Phone Number Contact E-mail Address
Aiken Performing Arts Group Vocal Arts Graduate Fellowship Program in Honor of Frederica von Stade Fund No N/A Traci Hair 803.777.4106 thair@mozart.sc.edu
Provide support for fellowship(s) to voice or opera performance students with preference for students from Aiken County, SC.
Arnold Shayne Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded based on a student's financial need, talent, character, industry and commitment. Awarded to a clarinet or saxophone player or to a student in the Carolina Pep Band.
Arthur Frazer Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Description: Awarded by the School of Music Scholarship committee to qualified music students.
Betty Ann Darby Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded by the School of Music Scholarship Committee to qualified student(s). Preference given to those who are in the choral conducting program, music education program, or an active member of the USC Symphony Orchestra.
Bill Moore Left Bank Jazz Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to students who perform in the jazz ensembles.
Bong Hi Kim Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to a pianist or violinist.
Boone Fellowship No N/A Traci Hair 803.777.4106 thair@mozart.sc.edu
Description: Awarded by the School of Music Scholarship committee to music graduates students from Georgetown or Horry Counties, South Carolina.
Cantey Award for Excellence No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
The Cantey Award for Excellence is presented to a rising senior music major who best exemplifies excellence in scholarship(as measured by grade point average), musicianship (as measured by significant contributions to USC music ensembles and performances)
Carolina Summer Music Conference No N/A Traci Hair 803.777.4106 thair@mozart.sc.edu
Fellowship awarded at the discretion of the Dean.
Carroll Taussig Fellowship in Opera No N/A Traci Hair 803.777.4106 thair@mozart.sc.edu
Fellowship awarded to qualified student(s) with a preference given to voice students at the graduate level pursuing a career in opera.
The Music Graduate Financial Aid Quasi-Endowed Fund No N/A Traci Hair 777.4106 thair@mozart.sc.ed
Description: The purpose of this fund is to provide fellowships, stipends, or tuition assistance for graduate student(s) in the University of South Carolina School of Music.

Eligibility: At discretion of the Dean of the School of Music
The USC Symphony Orchestra Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Description: The purpose of this fund is to provide general, unrestricted support for the symphony orchestra program at the University of South Carolina School of Music.

Eligibility: at discretion of the Dean of the School of Music.
Christopher Berg Endowment Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
The director of the classical guitar program, in consultation with the Dean of the University of South Carolina School of Music shall determine uses for the fund for a general support for the classical guitar program. The USC School of Music Scholarship Committee will award any scholarship(s) to an undergraduate or graduate music major that actively participates in the guitar program.
Concert Choir Scholarship Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to students who participate in the choral program.
Connie Lane Scholarship Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Provide support for scholarships, fellowships, and/or general-purpose needs of the flute program at the University of South Carolina School of Music.
Cornelia Freeman September Concert Series No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to music majors (undergraduate and/or graduate) at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Music.
Dana Dunbar Kirkland Memorial Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to worthy undergraduate music majors at USC-Sumter or USC-Columbia with preference given to residents of Sumter County, South Carolina.
Dr. and Mrs. Ambrose Hampton Jr. Jazz Studies Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded by the Jazz Studies faculty in conjunction with the Dean of the School of Music.
Dr. Harold Miller Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to a full-time student majoring in music and enrolled in the field of study of piano or stringed instruments.
Earnest A. Brooks Memorial Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to students who play a wind or percussion instrument and participate in the USC Band Program.
Elva Meggs/Chip Williams Carolina Alive Scholarship Fund No. There is a general application available for all prospective music students. N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded by the University of South Carolina School of Music Scholarship committee to an undergraduate music major participating in Carolina Alive.
Everett T. and Catherine W. Summerall Endowment Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Provide support for an organ scholarship and support the organ program at the University of South Carolina. Awarded by the Dean of the School of Music.
Fairhaven [Opera] Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Provide support for fellowship(s) in opera and travel funds for graduate and undergraduate opera students
Friends of the School of Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to students by the School of Music Scholarship Committee based on academic merit, active participation in ensembles, and outstanding progress in applied area of study.
Gene Ferguson Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded by the School of Music Scholarship Committee to a talented male singer completing his junior year in the program.
Graduate Fellowship for Music Education in Strings No N/A Traci Hair 803.777.4106 thair@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded on merit by Music Education String faculty as needed.
Grant M. Gallagher Music Scholarship Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Description: Provide support for students at the University of South Carolina School of Music. Eligibility: The scholarship(s) will be awarded by a scholarship committee in consultation with the Dean of the School of Music.
Herald Marching Band Scholarship Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Description: The purpose of this Fund is to provide support for scholarship(s) for students in the marching band in the School of Music at the University of South Carolina ("University"). Eligibility: students in the marching band
Hugh P. and Evelyn P. Williams Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to gifted undergraduate students majoring in piano or voice as recommended by a consensus of the piano or voice faculty. The recipient shall also be selected for superlative qualities of leadership and character.
International Travel Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Scholarship awarded to graduate and undergraduate to participate in international festivals and competitions in their applied music areal.
James D. Pritchard Scholarship Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded by the School of Music Scholarship Committee to qualified students to provide scholarships for clarinet students at the University of South Carolina, School of Muisc.
James K. Copenhaver Alumni Band Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to students who play a wind or percussion instrument and participate in the USC Band program.
Jazz Foundation of South Carolina Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to two outstanding students in the Jazz Studies program.
John K. Adams Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded for professional development opportunities for students in the School of Music.
John Lawrence McElyea Scholarship Fund No N/A Margee Ziegler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
To provide support for scholarships of the music composition program at the University of South Carolina School of Music. Eligibility: The scholarship(s) will be awarded by the School of Music with preference of a student in the music composition area, or to music student with the greatest scholarship need.
John T. Emche Memorial Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to a worthy student active in the Jazz and commercial music program and who otherwise fulfill the University's scholarship requirements.
Stephen Francis Endowed Scholarship Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Undergraduate or Graduate Music Performance majors are eligible to receive this award. Awards are determined by a scholarship committee in consultation with the Dean of the School of Music.
Laury M. Christie Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to qualified student(s) with preference given to female voice students at the undergraduate or graduate level pursuing either a career in teaching voice in the public schools, college or university, or a career in opera.
LeDare Robinson Awards for Academic Excellence No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to one undergraduate music major and one graduate music major who demonstrates outstanding ability in the area of music history and/or theory.
Lila Bird Wheeler Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to participants who must maintain a high level of performance. The award is awarded annually upon recommendation from the Music Scholarship Committee.
Mary Curtis Hawes Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to an undergraduate student seeking a Bachelor of Music degree with study in Piano or Organ Performance and preferably a resident of Georgia.
McCutcheon-Pleasants Family Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to junior or senior undergraduates with financial need and majoring in choral music, or planning to enter medical school, or pursuing other professional degrees in the healthcare field.
Palmetto Mastersingers Award No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Description: Awarded by the School of Music Scholarship committee to a tenor, bass, baritone or bass-baritone voice stduent.
Presser Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to an outstanding music major at the end of his or her junior year.
Richard P. Conant Endowment Fund No. There is a general application available. N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded by the University of South Carolina School of Music Scholarship committee to an undergraduate student in need of financial assistance who is a member of Carolina Alive and is a non-music major.
Rick and Rory Ackerman Endowed Fund In Music No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4280 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to students to provide support to United States residents with demonstrated financial need in three areas: for undergraduate and graduate students concentrating in International Business at The Moore School of Business, for undergraduate and graduate students in the USC School of Music; and for graduate students in the Theatre Arts program at the USC College of Arts and Sciences.
Robert Jesselson Cello Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
The purpose of this fund is to provide general, unrestricted support for the USC School of Music Cello Program at the University of South Carolina School of Music. Such support will be distributed at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Music.
Robert L. VanDoren Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to students in music education or organ.
Robert Van Doren Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Description: Awarded by the School of Music Scholarship committee to students studying music education or organ.
School of Music No N/A Traci Hair 803.777.4106 thair@mozart.sc.edu
No application. Award based on merit by department.
School of Music-USC Symphony No N/A Traci Hair 803.777.4106 thair66@sc.rr.com
Awarded by USC Symphony based on audition/merit.
Shirley Knox Bicentennial Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to undergraduate music majors at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Music.
Sigma Alpha Lota No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Provide support for scholarships at the USC School of Music.

Eligibility:
The scholarship will be awarded by the USC Music Executive committee to members of under-represented groups as part of the overall diversity program of the University of South Caro
The Aprad Darazs Endowment Fund for the Advancement of Choral Music No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to those who follow in Dr. Darazs' footsteps to carry on his dream of building superior music education programs not only at the University, but throughout the state.
The Carey Sanders Grewer Marching Band Endowment Fund No N/A Margee Zigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Description: The purpose of this Fund is to provide unrestricted support for the marching band in the School of Music at the University at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Music. Eligibility: This is not a dedicated scholarship fund, but the Dean may at times choose to use the fund for scholarships for marching band members.
The Dick and Missie Day Piano Endowment Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Description: The purpose of this Fund is to provide support for scholarship(s) or fellowship(s) for students majoring in piano performance in the School of Music at the University. Eligibility: at discretion of Dean of the School of Music
The Henry and Sylvia Yaschik Music Endowed Scholarship Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
The purpose of this fund is to provide support for scholarship(s) in the School of Music at the University of South Carolina ("University") Eligibility: at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Music.
The Lynn Murphy Collins Marching Band Scholarship Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Description: The purpose of this Fund is to provide support for scholarship(s) for students in the marching band in the School of Music at the University of South Carolina ("University"). Eligibility: students in the marching Band at discretion of the Dean of the School of Music
The Opera Program Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Scholarship will be awarded to qualified music opera participants.
USC Chamber Music Fund No N/A Donald Portnoy 803.777.4026 dportnoy@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded based on merit in playing and performance at the department's discretion.
William J. Moody Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded to music students.
Women's Club Music Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded based on academic merit to be allocated and administered by the School of Music Scholarship Committee.
John and Lucrecia Herr Award for Composition No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
The John and Lucrecia Herr Award is awarded to an outstanding composition student for best achievement in writing original music.
Jennifer Hess Koenemann Endowed Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Purpose of this fund is to provide a scholarship in the School of Music to a student from Wando High School in Mt Pleasant, SC who has participated in the Bands of Wando, has been accepted to the USC School of Music and is committed to the study of music.

Eligibility: Student may continue to receive the scholarship for four years by maintaining at least a 2.5 GPA and meeting the scholarship requirements specified by the School of Music.
The Abraham M. Robinson and Annette Cohn Robinson Endowment for Jewish Music Fund No N/A Margee Zeigler 777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Description: The purpose of this fund is to provide support for the Abraham M. Robinson and Annette Cohn Robinson Endowment for Jewish Music at the University of South Carolina School of Music.

Eligibility: at discretion of the Dean of the School of Music.
Roy and Nancy West Endowed Scholarship No N/A Margee Zeigler 803.777.4335 mzeigler@mozart.sc.edu
Awarded by the School of Music Scholarship committee based on merit.