Scott Schurz Music Scholarship

Scott C. Schurz is a chairman emeritus of Hoosier-Times, Inc, a subsidiary of Schurz Communications, Inc., of which he serves as chairman. Hoosier Times, Inc. publishes the Herald-Times (Bloomington, IN), Times-Mail (Bedford, IN), Reporter (Martinsville, IN), and the Times (Mooresville, IN).

Schurz received his B.A. degree from Denison University in 1957. He has a strong relationship with Indiana University, serving on the board of the IU Foundation since 1986, and receiving an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from IU in 2000.

In 2003, he was inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame, and in 2005, he received the Indiana Journalism Award presented by Ball State University.

Nationally and globally, Schurz has served on the boards of and been involved with Newspaper Association of America, World Association of Newspapers, Inter-American Press Association, International Press Institute, World Press Freedom Committee, International Newspaper Marketing Association, Hoosier State Press Association, American Newspaper Publishers Association, and the Newspaper Advertising Bureau.

The Jacobs School of Music is honored to present the Scott Schurz Music Scholarship to undergraduate and graduate students at the Jacobs School.