A four year scholarship awarded to an entering student with outstanding potential, both academically and musically. Preference is given to a student with an interest in composition. This scholarship was established by the School of Music in 1998 in honor of Professor Emeritus Jerry Bowder, a member of the music faculty for 37 years until his retirement in 1997.
Student must be a music major, enrolled in at least 12 credits per semester.
Preference given to, but not limited to a student interested in composition.
Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.67.
Enroll in applied music and appropriate ensembles.
How to Apply
Faculty Nomination on the basis of student application to USM and their School of Music audition.
How to Renew
One year, renewable up to three additional years.