Future Student Scholarships

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Audition Dates

  • Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014
  • Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 (during Tri-State Honors Band Festival)
  • Saturday, March 1, 2014

Scholarships are Available to:

  1. High school students (incoming freshmen) who plan to participate in musical groups (such as choir, band, orchestra, or Musical Theatre) or who plan to major in music.
  2. Students who will be transferring to UW-Platteville from another college or university who participate in musical groups or major in music.

How to Apply

  1. Schedule an audition in Platteville by contacting Dr. Barry Ellis, Chair of Scholarship Committee, ellisb@uwplatt.edu or 608-342-1017. Students unable to appear for an audition and residing more that 100 miles from Platteville may submit an unedited, high-quality CD or cassette recording. Send to the address at the bottom of the application form. The application form is available at the bottom of this page. Note that the PDF document can be completed on-line and printed, but cannot be saved unless you have Acrobat writer.
  2. Complete and return the Music Scholarship Application form two weeks before your audition date. Send to the address at the bottom of the application form.
  3. Have two letters of recommendation sent to UW-Platteville: they should be mailed or emailed directly by the recommender to ellisb@uwplatt.edu.
  4. Audition or submit your recording. Two pieces of contrasting styles whenever possible.

Audition Requirements

  1. Instrumentalists: Two contrasting movements, either from the same work or from different works.
  2. Vocalists: Two contrasting solos, one in a foreign language and one in English. Memorization is expected.
  3. Accompanists: If you cannot bring your own, we will provide you with one for a nominal fee. See application for more details.

Scholarships Will Be Granted on the Basis of:

  1. Performing ability
  2. High school and/or college academic record
  3. Two letters or recommendation

Notification of Scholarship Awards

You will be notified of your scholarship status no later than May 15, 2014.

Scholarship Application

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