Fine and Performing Arts Scholarships
Adelaide AnnaMarie Kornau Endowed Scholarship in Theatre
Awarded to undergraduate theatre majors in high academic standing who demonstrate financial need and have a conviction to pursue a career in theatre.
Andrew George DeGrado Endowed Piano Scholarship
Award granted to an outstanding undergraduate student pursuing studies in piano performance. Student must have completed one full semester at Kean with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Scholarship application must show student’s motivation for pursuing studies in piano.
Anthony J. Bosco Scholarship in Music
Awarded to junior and senior music majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.
B.J. and Helen Fidurski Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate theatre majors in performance, theatre or stage management.
Brautigan Family Music Scholarship
Awarded to a music major who has exhibited academic excellence and exceptional performance ability on a musical instrument.
Choregos Endowed Scholarship
A merit-/talent-based scholarship awarded to an undergraduate majoring in theatre or theatre and education. Audition/portfolio review and interview required.
Concert Artists Scholarship
Awarded to a student showing exceptional musical talent and promise with a minimum 3.0 GPA. To be eligible, students must complete the Foundation Scholarship application and participate in an audition held by the Music Department by June 30.
David A. Kripan Annual Scholarship for Music
Awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior New Jersey resident majoring in music with a minimum 3.5 GPA and proven financial need. Preference given to commuters.
Dr. Michael F. Montgomery Sr. Music Scholarship
Intended to provide financial support to an incoming freshman who has expressed interest in being a music major and demonstrated a financial need.
Edward Paul Ceres Memorial Scholarship
Granted to freshmen, sophomores or juniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA and preference given to instrumental music students.
Elizabeth McColgan Music Scholarship
Granted to a sophomore, junior or senior music major with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.
Elizabeth McColgan Theatre Scholarship
Granted to a senior theatre major with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.
Encore! Theatre Scholarship
Awarded to sophomore, junior or senior theatre majors (any option) with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Hazel H. Hardgrove ’79, ’81 Music Education Endowed Scholarship
(see complete listing under College of Education)
Henry S. and Agnes M. Truzack Foundation Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduates majoring in instrumental music with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students concentrating on piano or violin and have Union or Essex County, New Jersey, residency.
James R. Murphy Endowed Scholarship for London Theatre Study
Granted to theatre majors or minors who are interested in studying in London.
Jeanne K. Major Annual Scholarship
Awarded to a student enrolled in the School of Fine and Performing Arts with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. .
Margaret Ann Phillips Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students in visual arts or art history.
Music Department Scholarship
Awarded through the Department of Music to a music major.
The Estelle RITCHIE Endowed Scholarship in THEATRE
Provides financial support to a full-time Kean University undergraduate theatre major with a minimum GPA of 3.0 of a possible 4.0.
Shaffer-Koros Annual Scholarship for the Fine and Performing Arts
Granted to sophomores, junior, and senior majors within the College of Visual and Performing Arts with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Thelma Jack Newman Scholarship
Awarded to fine arts majors who have exhibited merit through artwork portfolio or teaching art. Students will be given preference with increasing seniority.
Thomas H. Kean Scholarship
Qualified students must be United States citizens and New Jersey residents who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in the performing arts, have completed 60 credits and be registered for a minimum of 6 credits in the upcoming semester. Awarded through the Garden State Arts Center Foundation.
Vince Laona Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to students with a minimum 2.5 GPA who are interested in theatre management or stage management.
W. Carl Burger Scholarship
Awarded to a fine arts or art education student with a demonstrated record of community involvement. The recipient should also show an awareness of the contribution of the arts to mankind’s refinement and development.