Music Scholarships


Richard W. Stroede Scholarship, $2,000

Application

Available for incoming full-time students interested in participating in Music Programs at DC. Scholarship recipients are selected through on-site auditions prior to the student’s first fall enrollment. Winners must enroll for a minimum of one credit hour per semester in music ensembles, and maintain a 2.0 GPA. Recipient must also take one credit hour of an applied lesson per semester. $2,000 annually (half per semester), renewable.

R. W. Stroede Audition Requirements (vocal and instrumental)

One prepared solo is required. Scales, sight reading, and/or pitch matching exercises may also be requested. To set up an audition, please fill out an audition request.


Music Talent Scholarship, $1,500

Application

Available for incoming full-time students interested in participating in a music ensemble every semester at Defiance College. Scholarship recipients are selected through an application prior to the student’s first fall enrollment. Winners must enroll for a minimum of one credit hour per semester in student music ensembles, and maintain a 2.0 GPA. $1,500 annually (half per semester), renewable.


Marching Arts Scholarship, $1,500

Application

Available for incoming full-time students interested in participating as a Majorette, Color Guard, or Drumline performer. Scholarship recipients are selected through an online application prior to enrollment. Winners must enroll in marching band in the fall and pep band (or an alternate ensemble) in the spring. Winners must enroll for a minimum of one credit hour per semester in student music ensembles, and maintain a 2.0 grade point average. $1,500 annually (half per semester), renewable.