One of the greatest gifts you may offer a student is assistance with tuition and living expenses. Many of our students are only able to attend university with the aid of scholarships. The following is a list of some of our scholarships. If you would be interested in donating to an existing fund or creating one of your own, please call:
MSU Development Office
- Marden Bate Scholarship: gifted voice students enrolled in the Cali School.
- Frank & Lydia Bergen Foundation Scholarship honoring Jean Hooper: outstanding and talented undergraduate or graduate music students; must demonstrate financial need and /or a talent which will enhance the school's program.
- Averil Briggs Scholarship: full-time student in strings
- John and Rose Cali Scholarship for the Arts: prospective or currently enrolled full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the College of the Arts. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
- Sonia W. Cohen Scholarship: full-time incoming undergraduate student in good academic standing and enrolled in the Cali School with a music education concentration.
- Larry A. Frank Scholarship: music major showing promise as a music educator, performer, therapist, composer, theorist or historian.
- Anna Laura Hansen-Griffith Scholarship: piano
- Jeanne Heningburg Scholarship: prospective or currently enrolled African-American student majoring in music, dance or theatre. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 in major.
- Howe Scholarship: music major, organ students given preference.
- Edna McEachern Music Fund: music major demonstrating financial need, musicianship and a contribution to the school.
- Ward Moore Memorial Scholarship: full-time music education or performance major, at least 2 semesters completed.
- Morse Estate Scholarship: full-time undergraduate majoring in music who shows interest and ability.
- Lucile Oliva Scholarship: full-time junior or senior music major with GPA of at least 3.0.
- David's Fund Scholarships: fully matriculated upper level undergraduate and/or postbacculaureate students enrollment in the music therapy program; fully matriculated graduate student enrolled in the music therapy program.
- Maryann Peins Memorial Piano Scholarship in honor of her father, Rudolph M. Peins: talented and gifted incoming freshman enrolled as a full-time music major studying piano, who shows promise as a performer, composer, or therapist with potential for professional success.
- Presser Foundation: senior music major.
- Oscar Ravina Talent Grant: outstanding, full-time freshmen studying string instruments.
- Carol H. Wasserman Piano Scholarship: full-time undergraduate major.
- Thomas and Michele Wilt Scholarship: full-time music major in good academic standing with financial need who will perform his/her senior recital in the year that the scholarship is awarded. Recipients must meet the performance criteria established by the donor.
- Konrad Wolff Scholarship: piano
- Shanghai Scholarship: strings