Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Scholarships

Music Scholarships

Orchestra Scholarship Fund: Established by friends and supporters of the music department for scholarships to full time students that are U.S. Citizens with home residence in Oklahoma. Award based on financial need.

Merle Taff Memorial Music Scholarship: A memorial to Merle Taff, former choral director of Southwestern. The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding vocal music major.

Ladd Memorial Music Scholarship: A memorial to Steve and Diana Ladd, graduates of Southwestern’s Department of Music. Dick Coy Memorial Music Scholarship: A memorial to Richard Coy, former band director of Southwestern. The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding instrumental music education major.

Malloy Memorial Music Scholarship: A memorial to Pat Malloy, a former band director from this region The scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding instrumental music education major.

Mary Griffin Music Scholarship: Awarded to a full time student in good academic standing.

Ruth Nichols Memorial Scholarship: Established by the family of Ruth Nichols for a student majoring in vocal/keyboard music education.

Instrumental Music Alumni Memorial Scholarship Fund: Established by various donors in memory of alumni who were outstanding instrumental music educators. Recipients are outstanding majors in instrumental music education.

Marion R. Dawson Memorial Music Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Marion R. Dawson Estate. It will be awarded to a music major, who is a U.S. citizen with home residence in Oklahoma. It will be funded on the basis of academic merit and need.

James & Alice Jurrens Scholarship: This scholarship established by James and Alice Jurrens, to be awarded to a music major who is a U.S. citizen. It will be funded on the basis of academic merit and need.

SWOSU Music Alumni Scholarship: A fund established by SWOSU music alumni. The award is to be awarded to a U.S. citizen who is a music major performing satisfactory work toward a degree, funded on academic merit and need.