Endowments & Scholarships

Endowments & Scholarships

The IU Jacobs School of Music is grateful to those patrons who have generously provided their support. View a listing of scholarships and funds for designated instrument fields and departments below.


Ballet Department Fund
Ballet Shoe Fund
On Your Toes Fund 
Violette Verdy and Kathy Ziliak Anderson Chair in Ballet
Kenneth C. Whitener Fund for Ballet Excellence


Band Centennial Fund
Ray Cramer Scholarship
Merle Evans Scholarship
Mark H. Hindsley Award for Symphonic Band
Mark H. Hindsley Endowed Fund for Symphonic Band
Stephen Pratt Retirement Performance Commission Fund


Brass Department Fund
Charles W. Slinkard Music Scholarship 
The William J. and Betty J. Wampler Scholarship
The Woodwind and The Brasswind Scholarship Fund


The Carillon Fund
The Arthur R. Metz Carillonneur Fund


Eva Heinitz Scholarship Fund
Eva Janzer Memorial Fund
Robert LaMarchina Music Scholarship
János Starker Cello Scholarship
Lennart A. Von Zweygberg Cello Scholarship

Chamber Music

Artur Balsam Chamber Music Project
Rotislav Dubinsky Music Scholarship


Ruth Boshkoff Scholarship
Choral Conducting Department Enhancement Fund
IU Children's Choir Fund
Julius and Hanna Herford Fund
Naomi Ritter Scholarship


Howard and Linda Klug Clarinet Scholarship
The Ben Nathanson Scholarship
Beth Stoner Wiegand Endowed Clarinet Scholarship


Composition Department Fund
Martin Eliot Grey Scholarship
Bernhard Heiden Scholarship Fund
Georgina Joshi Composition Commission Award
Juan Orrego-Salas Scholarship Fund
Harvey Phillips Tuba-Euphonium Quartet Composition Contest
Douglas and Margaret Strong Scholarship
John Vickers Film Scoring Award


Ray E. Cramer Graduate Scholarship
Margaret E. Hillis Memorial Scholarship in Choral Conducting
George and Elizabeth Krueger Scholarship Fund

Double Bass

Murray Grodner Double Bass Scholarship
Lawrence and Celeste Hurst Friends of Music Scholarship
Lawrence P. Hurst Medal in Double Bass
Jazz Double Bass Studio Fund


Fred Wilkins and Richard W. Bosse Flute Scholarship 
Harry and Ruth Houdeshel Memorial Flute Scholarship
Jack and Marilyn Moore Graduate Flute Fellowship
Bernard Opperman Memorial Fund
James and Helen Pellerite Flute Scholarship

French Horn

Brass Instrument Scholarship
Philip Farkas Horn Scholarship


David Albright Memorial Scholarship
The David E. Albright & Mary Ruth Albright Friends of Music Scholarship Fund
Gary J. and Kathy Z. Anderson Scholarship in Music Excellence
Martha & Fred Arto Music Scholarship
Stephen A. Backer Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. Wilfred C. Bain Music Alumni Association Scholarship
Earl O. Bates Memorial Scholarship
Because You Want To Be Here Scholarship
Colleen Benninghoff Music Scholarship
Leonard Bernstein Scholarship Fund
Thomas Beversdorf Memorial Scholarship
George A. Bilque, Jr. Friends of Music Scholarship
Frances A. Brockman Scholarship in Music
Alonzo and Mary Louise Brummett Scholarship in Music
Sylvia Feibelman Budd and Clarence Budd Scholarship
Vivian N. Humphreys Bundy Memorial Scholarship Fund
Helen and Leland Butler Friends of Music Scholarship
John and June Canfield Bloomington Pops Scholarship Fund
Joan and Marvin Carmack Scholarship
Marvin Carmack Friends of Music Scholarship
Joan and Marvin Carmack Scholarship
Robert L. Carpenter Fund
Susan Cartland-Bode Performance Excellence Scholarship
Anita Hursh Cast Friends of Music Scholarship
Emma E. Claus Scholarship Fund
Donna and Jean Creek Scholarship
Cristini Friends of Music Scholarship Fund
The Alfonso D'Emilia Scholarship Fund
Dean's Fund
Patsy Earles Friends of Music Scholarship
Robert A. Edwards Scholarship
Ruth L. Elias Scholarship Fund
Richard S. and Jeanne Hardy Forkner Friends of Music Scholarship
William and Marcia Fox Scholarship
Glenn Gass Scholarship 
Bill and Mary Gasser Scholarship/Fellowship Endowment Fund
Ellen Cash Gignilliat Graduate Fellowship
Gignilliat Music Scholarship Fund
Gladys Gingold Memorial Scholarship Fund
Marjorie Gravit Friends of Music Scholarship
Arthur and Ena Grist Scholarship Fund
Friends of Music Haddawi Scholarship
Haddawi and Schurz Friends of Music Guarantor Scholarship
Margaret H. Hamlin Scholarship
Russell A. Havens Music Scholarship Fund
William Gammon Henry, Jr. Scholarship
Dorothy L. Herriman Scholarship Fund
Joyce and Jim Grandorf Friends of Music Scholarship
Jacobs Bicentennial Scholars and Fellows in Honor of Charles H. Webb
David H. Jacobs Chair in Music
Barbara and David Jacobs Fellowship
Barbara and David Jacobs Scholarship
David Henry Jacobs Music Scholarship
Alice V. Jewell Scholarship and David B. Mills Friends of Music Scholarship
Klinefelter Scholarship Fund
Sara J. and Robert F. LeBien Scholarship
Brenda Bailey and G. William Little, Jr. Scholarship
Jay Mark Scholarship in Music
Arthur W. Mason Musical Scholarship Fund
Katherine V. McFall Scholarship Fund
Nellie Woods Myers Scholarship
Mr. and Mrs. Jake Shainberg and Mr. and Mrs. David Newman Scholarship
Otto Nothhacksberger Memorial Fund
The Richard & Eleanor Osborn Scholarship Endowment for Music
The Ildebrando Pizzetti Memorial Scholarship
Cole and Kate Porter Memorial Fellowship
The Presser Foundation Scholarship and the Presser Music Award
Garry Lee and Nancy Gray Puckett Scholarship
Gwyn Richards Scholarship
Dagmar K. Riley Friends of Music Scholarship
Maxine Rinne Talbot Music Scholarship
Walter and Dorothy Robert Scholarship Fund
Samuel E. Ross Friends of Music Scholarship
Scott Schurz Music Scholarship
Scott C. and Kathryn Schurz Friends of Music Scholarship II
Ruth Parr Septer Scholarship Fund
Society of the Friends of Music of Indiana University Fund
Charlotte Steinwedel Scholarship
Evelyn P. Stier Memorial Scholarship Fund
Elsie I. Sweeney Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ruth E. Thompson Friends of Music Scholarship
Marcie Tichenor Scholarship
Andy and Celicia Upper Scholarship
Carl G. and Mazelle Van Buskirk Memorial Scholarship Fund
Dean Charles H. Webb Chair in Music
Charles H. Webb Music Scholarship Fund
Kenda Webb Friends of Music Scholarship
Friends of Music Herman B Wells Memorial Scholarship
Allen R. & Nancy A. White Music Scholarship
Bill and Lenis Williamson Music Scholarship
Janet Corday Won Memorial Scholarship Fund
Asher G. Zlotnik Scholarship


Eleanor Fell Scholarship Fund
Wayne Hackett Memorial Harp Scholarship Fund
International Harp Competition
Susann McDonald Fund
Susann McDonald Harp Study Fund
Marjorie Schlamp Winters Harp Scholarship Fund

Historical Performance

Willi Apel Early Music Fund
Joseph Nathan Garton Memorial Scholarship Fund
Historical Performance Institute Fund
Jason Paras Memorial Fund
Mary Coffman Tilton Harpsichord Fellowship


Jamey Aebersold Jazz Combo Fund
Jamey and Sara Aebersold Jazz Fellowship
David N. Baker Jazz Scholarship
David Baker, Jr. Jazz Scholarship
David N. Baker Visiting Artist Series
Mack H. Kay Scholarship for Excellence in Jazz Composition
James and Kathie Lazerwitz Visiting Artists Fund
Leonard & Maxine Ryan Memorial Fund
Robert J. Waller Sr. and Robert J. Waller Jr. Professorship of Jazz
Vocal Jazz Ensemble Fund
Steve Zegree Vocal Jazz Scholarship 

Latin American Music & Latin American Music Center

Olimpia Barbera Recording Fund for the Latin American Music Center
Anthony and Olimpia Barbera Latin American Music Scholarship Fund
Guillermo Espinosa Endowment Fund
Scott C. and Kathryn Schurz Latin American Scholarship

Marching Hundred

Alan Chepregi Memorial Scholarship
Cook Band Building Fund
Gayl W. Doster Scholarship in Music
Marching Hundred Hall Fund
Dorothy Hoff Mitchell Scholarship
Marching Hundred Instrument Fund

Music Education

Achasa Beechler Music Scholarship
Mary R. Book Music Scholarship Fund
Julia Beth Brabson Memorial Fellowship
Julia Brabson Scholarship Fund
Department of Music Education Fund
Frederick Ebbs Memorial Scholarship Fund
Fairview Elementary School String Project
Fairview Elementary School String Project II
Marie Alice and Gilbert Peart Scholarship
Montana L. Grinstead Endowment Fund
Dwan Hublar Music Education Scholarship
Jean Sinor Memorial Lecture Series

Music Library

Ethel Louise Lyman Memorial Fund
Music Library Fund
Mary Wennerstrom Phillips and Leonard M. Phillips Endowment
Wennerstrom-Phillips Music Library Directorship Endowment

Music Theory

Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature Endowment Fund
Pete DeLone Memorial Scholarship
Music Theory Fund
Wennerstrom Music Theory Associate Instructor Fellowship

Musical Arts Center

Jack and Stephany Dunfee Musical Arts Center Fund 
Ted Jones Executive Director of Production at the Musical Arts Center Fund


A. Peter Brown and Carol V. Brown Research Travel Fund
Peter Burkholder and Doug McKinney Musicology Fund
Austin B. Caswell Award
David Henry Jacobs International Overseas Study Musicology Fellowship
Department of Musicology Fund
Freda and Walter Kaufmann Prize in Musicology
Hans and Alice B. Tischler Endowment


John Mack Memorial Scholarship in Oboe
Jerry E. Sirucek Memorial Scholarship


Robert Gatewood Opera Fund
Mary Justine McClain Opera Theater Fund
Opera Production Fund


The Camerata Scholarship
Jeanette Davis Fund
Henry A. Upper Chair of Orchestral Conducting 


Robert Carwithen Music Foundation Scholarship
Wilma Jensen Organ Scholarship
Marilyn Keiser Organ Scholarship
Jay Lovins Memorial Scholarship Fund
Louise Bass and James Mellichamp Organ Scholarship
Organ Department Fund
Jackie Pemberton Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mary and Oswald Ragatz Organ Scholarship
Robert C. Rayfield Memorial Scholarship
Walter and Rosalee Pierce Scholarship in Organ
Maidee H. and Jackson A. Seward Organ Fund
St. Luke's UMC/Goulding & Wood Organ Scholarship
Edward M. Stochowicz Memorial Scholarship
Mildred F. Yoder Scholarship


The Elizabeth Burnham Music Instrument Maintenance Fund
Stephen A. Ehrlich Autograph Collection
Five Friends Master Class Series
Dr. Frederick and Mary Moffatt Freeburne Teaching Fellowship
The Friday Musicale Scholarship
Instrument Acquisition Fund
David Henry Jacobs Bicentennial Deanship
David Henry Jacobs Bicentennial Discretionary Fund
Jacobs Endowment in Music
Barbara and David Jacobs School of Music Enhancement Fund
Georgina Joshi Fund
Georgina Joshi Handelian Performance Fund 
Georgina Joshi Recording Arts Studio Fund
Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
Menke/Webb/Sturgeon, Inc. Fund
Doris Klausing Perry Scholarship
Project Jumpstart Fund
Mary Jane Reilly Friends of Music Scholarship
Society of the Friends of Music Fund
Donald Louis Tavel Memorial Fund
Charles and Kenda Webb Music Excellence Fund
Carol A. Wingler Memorial Fellowship Fund


Aronoff Percussion Scholarship
Eric D. Batterman Memorial Scholarship
Lawrence R. and Vera I. White Music Scholarship
Avedis Zildjian Percussion Scholarship


Margaret K. Bachman Friends of Music Piano Scholarship
Robert M. Barker Scholarship in honor of Patsy Fell-Barker
Patsy Fell-Barker Scholarship in honor of my family
Joseph Battista Fellowship in Piano
Roe Van Boskirk Memorial Scholarship in Piano Fund
Marjorie J. Buell Scholarship
Dorothy Knowles Bush and Russell Jennings Bush Piano Scholarship
Eleanor Jewell Byrnes Friends of Music Piano Scholarship
Lucy and Samuel Chu Piano Scholarship
Patricia Sorensen Cox Memorial Scholarship
T.F. and Emma A. Culver Scholarship Fund
Richard C. Gigax Memorial Scholarship Fund
Linda Challis Gill and Jack M. Gill Music Scholarship Fund
Marjorie F. Gravit Friends of Music Piano Scholarship
Jack I. & Dora B. Hamlin Endowed Chair in Piano
Ernest Hoffzimmer Scholarship Fund
Leonard Hokanson Chamber Music Scholarship
Wilda Gene Marcus Piano Scholarship
Piano Department Fund
Richard J. Schilling Collaborative Piano Scholarship in Honor of Charles H. Webb
György Sebők Scholarship in Piano
Shulz Memorial Fund
Mark Sudeith Collaborative Piano Scholarship
Harry Sukman Memorial Scholarship Fund
Wennerstrom-Phillips Piano Scholarship


Redstepper Fund
RedStepper Scholarship


John E. Best Scholarship Fund
Otto Miessner Memorial Music Scholarship Fund
Nina Neal Scholarship Fund
Robert Erland Neal Music Scholarship
Peter and Monika Kroener Dean's International Fellowship in Music
George E. Powell, III Scholarship
William S. and Emma S. Horn Scholarship Fund
The Sally W. Rhodes Scholarship
Rosetta Samarotto Memorial Scholarship
Robert D. Sullivan Music Scholarship


Marcel Mule Scholarship Fund

Singing Hoosiers

Pam & Jack Burks Professorship
Janie Fricke Scholarship Fund for Aspiring Musicians
Judith Hansen-Schwab Singing Hoosiers Scholarship
Michael L. Schwartzkopf Singing Hoosiers Fund
Singing Hoosiers Endowment
Singing Hoosiers Travel Fund
Robert E. Williams Singing Hoosiers Scholarship


Robert M. Barker Scholarship in honor of Patsy Fell-Barker
Patsy Fell-Barker Scholarship in honor of my family
Linda Challis Gill and Jack M. Gill Music Scholarship Fund
Eugene J. and Eleanor J. Knapik Fund
Michael Kuttner Music Education Fund
B. Winfred Merrill Scholarship Fund
Lou and Sybil Mervis String Quartet Fund
Peter Steed Moench Scholarship
John P. Richardson Jr. Violin Scholarship
Louise Roth Scholarship
Samuel and Martha Siurua Scholarship Fund
Strings Department Fund

Travel Funds

Jacobs School of Music International Overseas Study Scholarship 
Perry J. Maull Friends of Music Travel Fund


Trombone Artistic Activity Fund


William Adam Trumpet Scholarship
Jean and Doris Creek Scholarship in Trumpet
Charles Gorham Trumpet Scholarship
Susan Slaughter Trumpet Scholarship


William Bell Memorial Fund
Harvey Phillips Memorial Scholarship


Alan P. Bell Memorial Scholarship
Rose and Irving Fell Violin Scholarship
Linda C. and Jack M. Gill Chair in Violin
Josef Gingold Violin Scholarship Fund
Jascha Heifetz Scholarship Fund
Alex Kerr Violin Merit Award
Georgia Marriott Scholarship
Karl and Vera O'Lessker Friends of Music Scholarship
Shulz Memorial Fund
Dorothy Richard Starling Chair in Violin Studies
Anna Weber Endowment Fund


Virginia MacWatters Abee Scholarship
Valerie Adams Memorial Scholarship
The Aungst Scholarship
Wilfred C. Bain Opera Scholarship
Thomas J. Beddow and Joseph W. Nordloh Memorial Scholarship
Harriett Block Operatic Scholarship
Susan Cartland-Bode Scholarship
Walter Cassel Memorial Scholarship
Donna and Jean Creek Scholarship in Voice
Mavis McRae Crow Music Scholarship Fund
David Eissler Memorial Scholarship Fund
Marianne V. Felton Scholarship in Voice
Cary M. Gerber Scholarship Fund
Margaret Harshaw Scholarship
Georgia Wash Holbeck Fellowship
Bruce Hubbard Memorial Scholarship Fund
Georgina Joshi Fellowship
Georgina Joshi International Fellowship
Lucie M. Kohlmeier Music Scholarship in Voice
Martha Lipton Scholarship
Brenda Bailey and G. William Little, Jr. Voice Scholarship
P. E. MacAllister Scholarship in Voice
Susan Sukman McCray Scholarship
Bernardo and Johanna Mendel Graduate Scholarship for the School of Music
Nathan A. and Margaret Culver Miller Memorial Scholarship Fund
Opera Illinois League Scholarship
Stanley Ransom Scholarship in Voice
The Dorothy Rey Scholarship
Agnes Davis Richardson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Nicola Rossi-Lemeni Memorial Scholarship Fund
Roy and Mary Samuelsen Scholarship
Dr. Richard Schilling—Ruth Tourner FOM Voice Scholarship
Elizabeth Schaefer Tenreiro Scholarship Fund
Lee Edward Schroeder Endowed Scholarship
Terry C. Shirk Memorial Scholarship Fund
Shulz Memorial Fund
The Giorgio Tozzi Scholarship
Sarah Joan Tuccelli-Gilbert Memorial Fellowship in Voice
Ulrich Weisstein Friends of Music Scholarship in Voice
Camilla Williams Voice Scholarship
Madge Wilson Music Scholarship Fund


Namita Pal Commemorative Award Fund
Charles W. Slinkard Music Scholarship 
The Woodwind and The Brasswind Scholarship Fund