Music, Theatre, Dance

  1. Baroni Family Dance Entrepreneurship Grant
  2. Roberta T. Bartlett Art Scholarship Endowed Fund*
  3. Roberta T. Bartlett Music Scholarship Endowed Fund*
  4. Marion Gould Callender '47 Music Fund *
  5. Myrtle L. Grover Music Scholarship Endowment.
  6. Irving Willard Jones Scholarship Fund *
  7. Ruth W.Metcalfe Annual Music Scholarship
  8. Ruth W. Metcalfe Annual Theatre Scholarship
  9. PSU Music Scholarships
  10. Bernice Goodwin Spaulding Memorial Fund*
  11. Robert and Margot Swift Endowed Scholarship
  12. Roi M. White Memorial Scholarship

Baroni Family Dance Entrepreneurship Grant

The purpose of the Baroni Family Dance Entrepreneurship Grant is to recognize an outstanding student in the PSU dance community who has significant potential for future leadership and to enable them to accomplish a professional-level project that furthers their career and/or contribution to the field of dance through a grant of at least $1,000.00.

Applicants for the Baroni Family Dance Entrepreneurship Grant must be juniors or seniors in good academic standing who engage academically and artistically in the Plymouth State University Dance Division which is defined as a dance minor, Dance Team member, Contemporary Dance Ensemble participant, and/or Interdisciplinary Degree candidate.

The student applicants must submit a Dance Entrepreneurial Proposal that:
1.    Outlines proposed project in writing
(a)    Goal
(b)    Purpose
(c)    Justification/Outcomes
(d)    Target Audience
(e)    Budget
(f)    Project Time/Date Schedule

2.    Summarizes an outreach component (workshop, class, lecture, performance etc.) for the community (PSU and other) to be facilitated one year from the date of gift received.

The most deserving student shall be one who is engaged in dance related service to campus and community and has a strong proposal for artistic engagement and practice. The precise timeline and selection process will be determined by the dance faculty who constitute a scholarship selection committee. The selected recipient of the grant shall be approved by the Director of Dance in advance of being notified.

Roberta T. Bartlett Art Scholarship Endowed Fund*

This endowment provides scholarship(s) for students majoring in art. Awards will be based on need and/or merit. The art department selection committee shall make the annual award.

Roberta T. Bartlett Music Scholarship Endowed Fund*

This endowment provides scholarship(s) for students majoring in music. Awards will be based on need and/or merit. The M.T.D. department selection committee shall make the annual award.

Marion Gould Callender ’47 Music Fund *

The purpose of this designated fund is to provide scholarship assistance to students who are Music and Music Education majors in the PSU Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance and who are in their sophomore, junior, or senior years.  Preference should be given to students from the Lisbon area with a priority on financial need and then on merit.

Myrtle L. Grover Music Scholarship Endowment.

This endowment funds scholarships for worthy students majoring in Music. Recipients are chosen by a committee. No application process is required.

Irving Willard Jones Scholarship Fund *

This endowment funds scholarships for students majoring in Music Education. The scholarship is based on merit, with consideration given to financial need. Recipients are chosen by a committee. No application process is required.

Ruth W.Metcalfe Annual Music Scholarship

The purpose of this endowed scholarship is to provide scholarships to students majoring in music. The award is based on financial need, talent and service to the department of music and theatre. The music and theatre department faculty will select the recipients.

Ruth W. Metcalfe Annual Theatre Scholarship

The purpose of this endowed scholarship is to provide scholarships to students majoring in theatre. The award is based on financial need, talent and service to the department of music and theatre. The music and theatre department faculty will select the recipients.

PSU Music Scholarships

The purpose of these annual awards, given by an anonymous donor, is to provide scholarship assistance to worthy students who are majoring in Music. The music faculty select recipients.

Bernice Goodwin Spaulding Memorial Fund*

This endowment honors Bernice Goodwin Spaulding and, in her memory, funds scholarships for worthy students enrolled in the music education curriculum. The scholarship awards, based on merit with consideration given to financial need, are granted to outstanding individuals having an academic average of 3.0 or better. Recipients are chosen by a committee. No application process is required.

Robert and Margot Swift Endowed Scholarship

The Scholarship is created from gifts received from friends and supporters of the Pemi Chorus, the Department, and Bob and Margot Swift on the occasion of the Swifts’ retirement from the Pemi Chorus after their December 2011 performances.

Eligible students shall be majors in the music or music education, in good academic standing, and have demonstrated service to the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance and to the wider community.  Candidates for the Scholarship will be identified by the faculty of the Department.  The amount awarded and the number of student recipients of the Scholarship will be determined by the chair of the Department based on the payout available as directed by the USNH.  The established scholarship selection committee of the Department shall determine the most appropriate application and selection process based on the stated criteria.  Should no candidates meet the criteria or be deemed worthy, the funds shall be retained for awarding the following semester or academic year, according to the selection committee’s discretion, to a commensurate number of students.

Roi M. White Memorial Scholarship

This endowment honors the memory of Professor Roi M. White and, in his memory, provides scholarships for worthy undergraduate students majoring in theatre arts. The selection is based upon academic achievement as well as the degree and quality of participation in theatre-related activities and contributions to Plymouth State University theatre. Recipients are chosen by a committee. No application process is required.

* Students who would like to be considered for scholarships that identify financial need as a criteria will need to complete the Federal Financial Aid Application before the March 1 deadline. Academic and Non-Academic Departments offering scholarships collaborate with the Financial Aid Office, therefore, it is imperative that students comply with PSU policy. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for further assistance.

A student must be enrolled as a full time student at PSU to be eligible to receive scholarship awards listed on this page.