Leath Scholarship

The Leath Scholarship is available to all incoming freshman instrumentalists who are interested in the Purdue Bands & Orchestras department. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2016. Please print and send application to:

Pat Newton

Leath Scholarship

Purdue University Bands & Orchestras

Elliott Hall of Music, Room 135

712 Third St

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2005

After review of applications, students will be invited to campus Saturday, February 13 for auditions. Scholarship selection is based on audition. After auditions take place, all applicants will be notified by March 1 for scholarship selection. If selected for a scholarship, acceptance must be submitted by May 1. Scholarship amount is $1,000, awarded to approximately 15-25 students.

Please prepare a piece from the ISSMA required list or an advanced level solo (no accompaniment).

If you cannot attend the audition date, please contact Jaclyn Heinz, or 765-496-6785.

Auditions will be held during a morning session (9:00am to Noon) and an afternoon session (1:00-4:00pm). Parents and prospective students are encouraged to attend an orientation session (8:00-9:00am or Noon-1:00pm, in the Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 3102AB) before or after the audition. The orientation session will discuss ensemble opportunities at Purdue Bands & Orchestras, as well as additional scholarship information, leadership opportunities, study abroad options, details about the department and more! Student ambassadors will answer any questions you may have and will provide campus tours for all families. They will also be available to network with, and will share their wonderful Purdue Bands & Orchestras experience!

Thank you to our donors!

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Black & Gold Legacy Scholarship
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Charles Hass Memorial Scholarship
Concert Band Scholarship
David Foertsch Memorial Brass Award
David M. Martin Band Scholarship
Dingledine Twirling Line Scholarship
Emery Steiner Memorial Scholarship
Herb & Janice Wilson Band Student in Engineering Scholarship
Jesse O. Ballard Band Scholarship
Joe & Kathleen Berger Jazz Band Scholarship
John W. Ryan Scholarship
June & Jerry Lauer Golden Girl Scholarship
Karen Steinhoff Price Memorial Scholarship
Kohl Chief of Staff Scholarship
Lillian & R.B. Stewart Award of Musical Excellence
Lisa Todd Girl in Black Scholarship
Lynn Michelle LeMay Memorial Flute Award
Martin-Dodd Jazz Band Scholarship
Maxine Lefever “All-American” Percussionist Award
Mike Allen Drum Major Scholarship
Paul “Spotts” Emrick Award
Paul Towner Outstanding Trombonist Award
Pauline & Suzanne Wiscaver-Alston Scholarship
Purdue Orchestra Scholarship
R. Owen Severance Scholarship
Richard & Connie Grade Award of Honor
Rick Wunder Memorial Scholarship
Robert & Trudy Hull Band Scholarship
Robert H. Booth Memorial Scholarship
Tom Miller “All-American” Marching Band Scholarship
Wilson Student Leader Band Scholarship

Purdue Bands & Orchestras, 712 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-0770

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