Music Scholarships

Music Programs

Choir at Baccalaureate Service

Music Scholarships

Richard W. Stroede Scholarship
Music Talent Award

Scholarship Information & Guidelines

Scholarships are available for incoming full-time students interested in participating in Music Programs at Defiance College. Scholarship recipients are selected through on-site auditions prior to the student’s first fall enrollment. Recipients must maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

The Music Talent Award and R. W. Stroede Scholarship winners must enroll for a minimum of one credit hour per semester in student music ensembles.
The R.W. Stroede recipient must also take one credit hour of an applied lesson per semester.

Group Audition Dates (for freshmen enrolling Fall 2019)

  • Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018
  • Saturday, November 17, 2018
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018
  • Saturday, January 19, 2019
  • Saturday, February 9, 2019
  • Saturday, March 16, 2019
  • Saturday, April 13, 2019
  • Saturday, May 18, 2019

    *All Group Auditions will be held from 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Use the audition request form below to select a date and time. 

Music Programs Audition Requirements (vocal and instrumental)

One prepared solo is required. Scales, sight reading, and/or tonal retention exercises may also be requested. An accompanist can be provided by request with music received two weeks prior to audition. To set up an audition for a group audition date or request an alternate date, please fill out an audition request.

Send audition materials to:
Music Programs
Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512