The College of Musical Arts is proud to provide scholarship support for students. These scholarships are provided through the generosity of alumni and friends of BGSU. Awarding of the scholarships is based on a competitive process. The amount awarded reflects the wishes of the donor(s) and is dependent upon current and projected market conditions. Please email questions or concerns to CMAScholar@bgsu.edu.

  • This form must be completed electronically and submitted via email. Printed copies will not be accepted.
  • Please review the scholarship list carefully. There is one application for all scholarships.
  • If you are required to submit a paper, make sure that you attach it to the email submission with your application. Printed copies will not be accepted. Your paper must be sent electronically along with your completed scholarship application.
  • If you are required to submit a CD or video recording, please label it with your name and the name of the scholarship that the CD or video is for.
  • If financial aid is a requirement you must complete a FAFSA application to be considered for the scholarship.
  • You must be enrolled for the applicable academic year to be eligible for these awards.



Name Area
Bernice R. Shanklin Music Scholarship Any
Heidi Fern Clausius Master’s in Music Scholarship Any
Paul F. and Thelma I. Leedy Senior Scholarship Any
Dr. Barbara Allyen Lockard-Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship Voice
Diane Inbody Pepple Scholarship MuEd/Voice
Presser Scholarship Any
Pro Musica Undergraduate Music Scholarship Any
Pro Musica Graduate Music Scholarship Any
Dr. Richard Kennell Music Scholarship Any
Robert and Leona Fellers Scholarship Any
Seann Flynn Lives Memorial Scholarship Percussion
Richard S. James Memorial Scholarship MuCT
E. Printy Arthur Jazz Studies Award Jazz
Bob Sebo Endowed Jazz Studies Scholarship Jazz
David “Dak” Melle Jazz Fund Jazz
Dorothy Robertson Christensen Scholarship MuEd
Elfreda M. Rusher Music Education Scholarship MuEd
Keith and Helene Dearborn Scholarship MuEd
Misamore Marching Band Scholarship MuEd
Sternberg Music Education Scholarship MuEd
Otis and Lois Sonnenberg Vocal Music Education Scholarship MuEd
Dr. Richard and Annette S. Ecker Award in Instrumental Music Education MuEd
Warren Allen Vocal Talent Award Voice
C. Elizabeth Cobb Memorial Fund Piano
Violet Beebe Johnson Memorial Scholarship Piano
Cathy McCambridge Memorial Scholarship Voice
Joseph C. and Zola R. Buford Music Endowed Scholarship Voice
Noe Family Scholarship Voice
Robert and Catherine Mitman Percussion Award Percussion
Edwin R. and Karolynn Betts Performance Award Trumpet or Brass
Bushong Trumpet Scholarship Trumpet
Herb Spencer Horn Students Fund Horn
Dr. Paul Makara Scholarship Violin
The 2014-15 academic year scholarship deadline has passed.

Scholarship Checklist

Click any area to go to a page listing detailed information on that area’s scholarships. Please review the detailed information carefully and make sure you meet all the criteria before applying for any scholarships. Remember: You must be enrolled for both fall and spring in the next academic year to be eligible for any scholarship.

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