Ed Karrels Continuing Music Performance Scholarship

This scholarship was established by alumnus Ed Karrels ’97. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled at or accepted for admission at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must be majoring in a discipline other than music. Students with a music minor are eligible. Applicant must have a keen interest in music and must have realistic and identifiable goals for their time at UW Oshkosh and after graduation. Applicant must be an instrumental musician who is accepted into a department of music ensemble group and must take hour-long (two-credit) lessons each semester. First preference will be given to brass performers. Applicant must complete a music scholarship audition. For more information about the scholarship or auditioning, please contact Marty Robinson at robinsm@uwosh.edu.

This award will be split evenly between the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. If the recipient is not enrolled in the spring semester, the second installment will be forfeited. The scholarship is renewable for an additional three years, provided the recipient maintains full-time enrollment, achieves a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA in private lessons, and funding is available. Recipient is expected to send annual correspondence to the donor describing the impact of the award on their future career plans, their progress as a musician, and some of their favorite performances over the last year (include recordings if available).

Award
$8,000
Scopes
College of Letters & Science, Incoming Freshman Award, Incoming Transfer Award, Music, Oshkosh Campus, Undergraduate Award
Deadline
03/15/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. What instrument(s) do you play?
  2. I will audition and participate in a Department of Music Ensemble group.
  3. I am enrolled/will enroll in an hour-long (two credit) lesson each semester at UW Oshkosh.
  4. Please submit a statement regarding your anticipated major and any interest you may have in pursuing a music minor.
  5. Please submit an essay describing how you currently include music and music performance in your life and how you will continue to include it in your life after graduating from UW Oshkosh.
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