SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Performing Arts Scholarship
The Performing Arts department recommends awards of up to $10,000 (over 4 years) based on talent and potential. Awards are computed as a part of the student’s overall aid package. Prospective students must apply to the university and audition on or before February 10 to be considered for a Performing Arts Scholarship.
Vocal Collective Scholarship
Up to $3,500, for year-long participation in the Vocal Collective, a select, mixed choral ensemble of 15 singers that serves as an ambassador for the University, performing at University functions and representing Rockford University at community events such as sports games, corporate events and city/religious gatherings. Students from all four classes and from many disciplines make up the Vocal Collective. Auditions are held each fall during the first week of classes.
Hognander Endowed Scholarship
Gertrude Lund Hognander Scholarship for Leadership in Music and the Performing Arts, established in 2004, is named for Alumna Gertrude Lund Hognander, Class of 1937, and provides funds for a full-time student of any year who participates in music or the performing arts programs at Rockford University, demonstrates personal initiative, leadership and teamwork, and is an engaged and positive contributor to one’s school, community and/or performing arts group.
Margaret E. Everett Music Scholarship
Established in 1994 by the estate of Miss Everett, a 1919 graduate of Rockford University, to provide music scholarships for students demonstrating need.
For more information on scholarships relevant to this department, please visit the Academic Catalog (pdf).