The Department of Music offers scholarships to outstanding students. Many of these scholarships are 4 year scholarships based on performance and academic excellence. The amounts are determined by The Department of Music Enrollment Management Committee and can be full, half, or quarter tuition waivers. All students who have “outstanding” performance auditions and meet the rigorous academic standards of Rowan University are considered for these scholarships.
Tuition reduction awards reduce out of state tuition to the in-state level, and are given to outstanding out of state students who meet the highest academic and performance standards.
Music scholarships from the Department of Music are awarded based on departmental need, individual talent and academic competence, as determined by the Music Scholarship Committee. The amount and number of awards depend upon monies available in the scholarship fund.
Housing stipends for International Students
This award recognizes high accomplishment in a Fine and Performing Arts medium. The Dean will ask department chairs to supply names of deserving candidates. Student should perform at the highest level of ability, comparable to any young performer/artist in the United States.
This scholarship is awarded to a string player who is a music major at Rowan University in either the first, second, or third year of instruction and a member of the College Community Orchestra. If no string player is eligible, any member of the orchestra will be eligible. Recipients must have at least a 2.75 cumulative average, have exhibited service to the department, and be honorable persons with high standards and a strong love for music.
Students must be enrolled in an appropriate level of applied music, based upon their term of attendance at Rowan. The regular Department of Music Scholarship Committee, with the addition of the full-time string teacher and the orchestra conductor, will make the selection. Winners are announced at the first orchestra concert in the fall.
Wendell William Colicott Memorial Scholarship Award
This tuition scholarship is awarded to a student in his or her junior year within the College of Performing Arts. The award is presented to that student who exemplifies the qualities of outstanding scholarship, service, and visual/performing ability within their area of specialization. Students must carry a GPA of at least a 3.2 and be nominated by faculty.
Rowan University awards scholarships based on academic merit. For more information regarding Rowan University Scholarships, visit : University Scholarships
This honor society was founded in 1918 at Northwestern University's Music School. Since then, it has grown to more than 125 chapters in colleges and universities throughout the country. The primary objective of PKL is the recognition and encouragement of the highest level of musical achievement and academic scholarship by recognizing those individuals who have advanced their talents by serious, diligent and intelligent study, thereby setting an example for others to do the same. Consideration for membership in the Delta Rho Chapter at Rowan is based on the following criteria: (1) juniors must be in the upper 10% of their class, seniors must be in the upper 20% of their class, (2) all theory course work must have been completed and (3) scholarly conduct is expected. Graduate students must carry a minimum average of 90 in two-thirds of their course work. The society is governed by the Biennial Convention.