Frank F. Brown Music Scholarship


This award is given to a music major selected by the music faculty. The recipient must be of junior standing or above. Preference has historically been given, but not limited to a string player.

This Scholarship was established in 1962 by friends, relatives, and organizations in memory of Mr. Brown who founded a community orchestra in Gorham village. This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student majoring in music.


Student must be a music major, enrolled in at least 12 credits per semester.
Student must be of Junior status or above
Preference given to, but not limited to a string players.
Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.67.

Enroll in applied music and appropriate ensembles. 

Award Amount

Varies. Award for 2020-2021 was $700


November 1

How to Apply

Self-nomination or Faculty nomination

How to Renew

Not renewable


Music Recruitment
103 Corthell Hall
(207) 780-5265
Disclaimer: Be sure to read the criteria for individual scholarships carefully. Most scholarships have enrollment and GPA requirements. Award amounts may vary each year and are subject to fund availability. As an NCAA Division III school, USM is prohibited from awarding scholarships based on athletic participation.