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Brent Alexenko Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships awarded in memory of NDSU Music Doctoral student Brent Alexenko to junior or senior Music students with a GPA of 3.0 or greater.

Robert and Sheila Challey Scholarships

Students receiving Challey Scholarships must have talents and potential, musically and academically, to inspire confidence for successful completion of a music degree program at NDSU. Recipients should be regarded as talented musicians by NDSU Music faculty through an audition process. All Challey Scholarships may be renewable in successive semesters, providing that the student (a) maintains full-time status, (b) maintains adequate progress toward his/her degree, as affirmed by the music faculty at the end of each semester, (c) maintains a minimum 2.5 GPA overall, and (d) demonstrates at least a 3.0 GPA in music classes each and every semester.

The Robert and Sheila Challey - Bill Euren Fellowship

Awarded to an incoming music student (first year or transfer). Award will be equivalent to full tuition costs, up to ND or MN residency amounts. Each student supported through up to four years of his/her program.

The Robert and Sheila Challey - Myrtle Euren Challey Scholarship

Robert and Sheila Challey Scholarships greater than 1/4 the amount of full tuition. See guidelines above.

The Robert and Sheila Challey - Patricia Yvonne Bizicki Scholarship

Robert and Sheila Challey Scholarships greater than 1/4 the amount of full tuition. See guidelines above.

Alf and Sally Clausen Scholarship

Awarded to a music theory or music instrumental major intending on pursuing a professional music career. Minimum GPA of 3.0.

A.J. Daveau Family Scholarship

Awarded to music majors based on academic performance and contribution to the music program.

Stan and Nancy Elofson Scholarship

Awarded to junior and senior music majors based on financial need.

Stella B. Elofson Scholarship

Awarded to an outstanding student of piano on the basis of demonstrated musical ability and performance.

Edwin Fissinger Concert Choir Scholarship

Awarded to an outstanding student of music on the basis of demonstrated ability and performance.

Edwin Fissinger Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a Concert Choir member (new or returning) in memory of Dr. Edwin R. Fissinger. Awarded by the scholarship committee upon the recommendation of the Concert Choir director on the basis of dedication to the choral art, vocal performance, proper enrollment at NDSU, and need.

Gold Star Alumni Band Award

Awarded annually to a Gold Star Band member exhibiting a high level of musicianship and leadership in the organization. Awarded by vote of the band.

Gold Star Band Spirit Scholarship (Bill Euren)

Awarded annually to the Gold Star Band member exhibiting the most spirit, cooperation, and dedication to the organization. Awarded by vote of the band.

Agnes Jardine Memorial Scholarship of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Music Club

Two scholarships granted each year to music students on the basis of performance ability, scholarship and need.

June Johnson Scholarship

Music scholarship in memory of June Johnson.Awarded to a woodwind player.

Richard A. Kasper Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Dick Kasper who served as Manager of the Varsity Mart for many years. Recipients must be an active participant (not necessarily a major) in the music or theatre arts department. Based on academic achievement, talent and financial need.

Michael Klosterman Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to an active participant in the NDSU Gold Star Marching Band and/or Concert Band who has achieved junior or senior standing and is pursuing a degree in a field other than music.

Mayflower Music Award

A memorial scholarship awarded in memory of Norma L. Kress to music majors based on outstanding ability in piano performance.

Pam and Jim Miller Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time music major with a GPA of 2.5 or greater, with preference given to members of band, pep band, or combos, and a preference given to students with financial need.

Music Department Talent Grant

Awarded to music majors based on performance, scholarship and need.

Jim and Sonja Ozbun Fine Arts Scholarship in Music

This endowed fund, established in 1995 to honor Jim Ozbun's retirement as president of NDSU, provides scholarships to support talented students in the three fine arts areas: music, theatre, and visual arts. The awards are available to both new and continuing students who show promise as an artist, show promise of academic success, and demonstrate current or prospective contribution to the fine arts at NDSU through performance or exhibition.

Presidential Scholarships in Music

Awarded to incoming freshmen and transfer students who will be majoring or minoring in music. Scholarships awarded on the basis of performance ability and academic achievement.

Daphne Thompson Memorial Music Scholarship

Awarded to deserving music majors with demonstrated ability who contribute through spirit and leadership to departmental goals of excellence.

Ernst van Vlissingen Memorial Music Scholarship

Awarded to a music major in memory of Ernst van Vlissingen. Based on musical ability and need.

Joann Van Voorhis Memorial Concert Choir Scholarship

Awarded annually to a member (or members) of the NDSU Concert Choir who, in the judgment of the director, has given unusual dedication and loyalty to the Concert Choir.

Lawrence Welk Scholarships in Music

A scholarship fund established by Lawrence Welk to aid students majoring in music. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated musical ability, scholarship and need.

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