Music Scholarships


Richard W. Stroede Scholarship, $2,000
2022 Stroede auditions are now closed. Check back in the fall for updated information. New DC students may apply for the Music Talent Scholarship (listed below) through July 31, 2022.

Application

Available for incoming full-time students interested in participating in Music Programs at DC. Scholarship recipients are selected through on-site auditions prior to the student’s first fall enrollment. Winners must enroll for a minimum of one credit hour per semester in music ensembles, and maintain a 2.0 GPA. Recipient must also take one credit hour of an applied lesson per semester. $2,000 annually (half per semester), renewable.

R. W. Stroede Audition Requirements (vocal and instrumental)

One prepared solo is required. Scales, sight reading, and/or pitch matching exercises may also be requested. To set up an audition, please fill out an audition request.


Music Talent Scholarship, $1,500

Application

Applications accepted for fall 2022 until July 31, 2022. Available for incoming full-time students interested in participating in a music ensemble every semester at Defiance College. Scholarship recipients are selected through an application prior to the student’s first fall enrollment. Winners must enroll for a minimum of one credit hour per semester in student music ensembles, and maintain a 2.0 GPA. $1,500 annually (half per semester), renewable.