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Performing Arts Scholarships

Scholarship and Grant-in-Aid recipients are required to participate in Department of Performing Arts activities as assigned. Students must currently have and maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point ratio and remain full-time students (12 credit hours/semester) during the award period. Recipients are expected to be examples of collaboration and a positive attitude at all times. Recipients must also maintain a positive image, demonstrating leadership, integrity, and character appropriate for all Clemson University Department of Performing Arts activities.

All students majoring in Performing Arts, whether the concentration is Theatre, Music, or Audio Technology, are eligible for a $100 Grant-in-Aid per semester if they choose to take Applied Music Lessons. It will be credited towards the music lesson fee each semester that they enroll in private lessons, whether it is instrumental music or voice lessons.

PERFORMING ARTS
Applied Music Lesson Grant-in-Aid
All students majoring in Performing Arts are eligible for a $100 Grant-in-Aid per semester if they choose to take Applied Music Lessons.
                                            
Bauer Family Endowed Grant-in-Aid:
Provides grants-in-aids to students who are enrolled or enrolling into the Department of Performing Arts.
 
Brian J. O’Rourke (’83) Unrestricted Endowment for Performing Arts:
Will provide unrestricted funds for the Department of Performing Arts within the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities.
 
Friends of Chip Egan Performing Arts Scholarship Endowment:
Will provide scholarships for students enrolled or enrolling in the Department of Performing Arts. 
 
Friends of the Brooks Center Grant-in-Aid
Grant-in-Aid awarded to students based on achievement, participation and academic performance.
 
Hank (’73) and Kay (’73) Owen Spring Sounds Endowment:
Provides grants-in-aid to students who participate in any of the performing arts at Clemson University. 
 
Outstanding Student in Performing Arts
Each year, three Outstanding Students in Performing Arts are chosen, one in each area of concentration (Music, Theatre, and Audio) for recognition at the Annual AAH Honors and Awards Day. These prestigious awards are accompanied by a check and plaque, and their names are engraved on the plaque displayed in the Performing Arts office. 
 
MUSIC
Chesley and Vera Vincent Scholarship for the Performing Arts
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in voice and instrumental music, including piano.
 
Department of Performing Arts "POPS" Concert Grant-in-Aid
Grant-in-Aid awarded by the program director and/or faculty committee.
 
Mu Beta Psi Award
The Mu Beta Psi Awards are presented annually at the AAH Honors and Awards Day to one member each of the Chorus, Band, and Orchestra for recognition of music excellence.
 
Vincent Scholarship
Scholarships for students majoring in Performing Arts with a concentration in Music, based upon academic excellence. Recipients are expected to be an example of positive attitude, exemplary talent, integrity, and character.
 
BANDS
Alan Cade Annual Award
This award is presented in the spring semester to a sophomore or junior musician or drum major participating in both the Tiger Band and the Concert Band. The one-time recipient will be the student who has contributed the most musically.

Anne Tribble Pearce Alumni Scholarship
Scholarships for students participating in band. Must be South Carolina residents, and selection is based on leadership, character, integrity, scholarship, and extracurricular activities. Renewable dependent on continued participation in band and satisfactory academic progress, good citizenship, and proper decorum as Clemson ladies and gentlemen.

Bruce F. Cook Band Grant-in-Aid
Grant-in-aid for students who participate in the CU Band program. Based on musical achievement and academic performance.

CU Pep Band Grants-in-Aid
Grants-in-Aid for Clemson University students who participate in band related activities, including but not limited to the Basketball Pep Band. Auditions are required. Membership in other band classes is not required.

CUTBA (Clemson University Tiger Band Association) Grant-in-Aid
Grant-in-Aid awarded to provide scholarship and/or award recognition to students participating in both the Tiger Band and Symphonic Band, who demonstrate unusual leadership capabilities and dedication. An audition is required, and the award may be renewed each semester.

Jungaleers Memorial Endowment
Grants-in-Aid to outstanding Jazz Ensemble student. It is presented annually at the AAH Honors and Awards Day.
 
Mu Beta Psi Award
The Mu Beta Psi Awards are presented annually at the AAH Honors and Awards Day to one member each of the choir, band and orchestra for recognition of music excellence.
 
Scott Hendrickson Endowed Memorial Grant-in-Aid
Grant-in-Aid for outstanding Jazz Ensemble student.

VonLeigh O. and Anne P. Snelgrove Endowment
Grant-in-Aid to an outstanding trumpet player in both Tiger Band (fall) and Symphonic Band (spring); based on talent, leadership, ability, and dedication to CU Band program.
 
TIGER BAND
Carolyn Willis Creel Endowed Grant-in-Aid for the Clemson University Marching Band Majorettes
Grant-in-Aid to majorettes in the Clemson University Marching Band.
 
CU Tiger Band Flag Corp Annual Grant-in-Aid
Grant-in-Aid to members of the Tiger Band Flag Corp.
 
Jansen Family Endowed Tiger Band Grants-in-Aid:
Will provide grants-in-aid to students participating in the Clemson University Tiger Band. 
 
Jean Willis Turner Memorial Award
An annual award for the Tiger Band Drum Major.
 
Johnny Helms CUTBA Grant-in-Aid
To provide Grants-in-Aid to trumpet players in the Clemson University Tiger Band. First preference will be given to graduates from Pelion High School, Pelion, South Carolina.

Shannon Amick Hancock ’92 Memorial Endowed Grant-in-Aid:Provides grants-in-aid in her memory to students who participate in the Clemson University Tiger Band and who play the flute.
 
Pietro Fioretti Endowment for Tiger Band:
Provides grants-in-aid to students who participate in Clemson University Tiger Band. 
 
Rauch Saxophone Grant-in-Aid
Grant-in-Aid to members of the Tiger Band who play saxophone; renewable for four years.

Larry Sloan '74 & Christopher L. Sloan '97 Annual Grants-in-Aid
Grant-in-Aid to the Clemson University Tiger Band Commander.
 
BLUEGRASS
Martin Acevedo Legacy Bluegrass Award
Provides awards to students who are involved with or who have shown a demonstrated interest in performing in the Clemson University Bluegrass Ensemble.

CARILLON
Clemson Memorial Carillon Endowment
To promote student involvement of the Carillon, Grants-in-Aid may be offered to those who take lessons with Carillonneur Linda Dzuris
 
Wood Memorial Carillon Endowment
To promote student involvement of the Carillon, Grants-in-Aid may be offered to those who take lessons with Carillonneur Linda Dzuris

CHORAL
Bruce and Pam Rhyne Annual Choral Grant-in-Aid
Grant-in-aid to a student participant in any Clemson choral ensemble.
 
Carolyn M. and Paul W. Lewis Endowed Choral Grant-in-Aid
Grant-in-aid to one or more outstanding student musicians participating in any of the choral ensembles.
 
Choral Activities Booster Association Annual Grant-in-Aid
Annual grant-in-aid awarded to incoming freshman enrolling in Performing Arts with a concentration in Music and an emphasis in Voice.
 
Choral Annual Grant-in-Aid:
To provide annual grants-in-aid to incoming freshman enrolling or enrolled in Performing Arts with a concentration in Music and an emphasis in Voice.
 
Marilyn J. Herrmann Choral Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to one or more outstanding student musicians for their participation in any of the choral ensembles.
 
GUITAR
Stevenson Performing Arts Program
Grant-in-Aid for students who have demonstrated a positive attitude and a commitment to guitar studies.  Amount and recipient to be determined by Clemson University Acoustic Guitar Instructor David Stevenson.
 
PIANO
Howard L. Hunter Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for any undergraduate or graduate student who is a qualified pianist and who agrees to serve as the piano accompanist for the University Choral Organization.
 
The Lena Brayton Eaton-Carrie Hutchins Freeman Award
Annual award for the winner of the Undergraduate Piano Competition in the Department of Performing Arts.  The winner is given a check and is featured at the Annual AAH Honors and Awards ceremony held at the Brooks Center in April.
 
ORCHESTRA
Friends of the Brooks Center String Quartet Scholarships
Two violinists, a violist, and a cellist are selected by audition each fall to represent the Brooks Center and the Department of Performing Arts in concerts and educational programs. Recipients are required to play in the orchestra and take private instrumental lessons with Clemson University adjunct professors. This scholarship covers the fee for lessons and provides a stipend.
 
THEATRE
Arthur and Myra Fear Theatre Arts Award
This cash award is presented annually at the AAH Honors & Awards Day to the graduating senior who has contributed the most service to the cause of theatre arts, as chosen by the Clemson Players.
 
Brunswick Yarns Award for Theatre Excellence
Awarded to a rising sophomore or junior with an accumulation of success in both curricular and extracurricular theatre work. It is presented annually at the AAH Honors & Awards Day.
 
Clemson University Centennial Theatre Scholarship Endowment
Scholarships given to students active in theatre at Clemson.
 
Richard K. Sanders Scholarship Endowment
Scholarships given to students active in theatre at Clemson.
 
Vincent Scholarship
Scholarships given to students majoring in Performing Arts with a concentration in Theatre, based upon academic excellence. Recipients are expected to be an example of positive attitude, exemplary talent, integrity, and character.