Scholarships

Fine & Performing Arts Scholarship
The Department of Fine & Performing Arts offers limited scholarships to outstanding students who consistently show their dedication to their studies and the department. These scholarships are awarded each semester (funds permitting) based on merit and recommendation of faculty.

To apply, students should complete an application, available at the department office in CFPA 217 and submit to Ms. Bede Leyendecker, Department Chair. For more information call (956) 326-2654, or email bleyendecker@tamiu.edu.

Band Scholarships
Band Scholarships are available to eligible students for participation in Concert Band. These scholarships are awarded each semester (funds permitting) based on merit and recommendation of faculty.

To apply, students should complete an application, available at the department office in CFPA 217 and submit to Dr. James Moyer, Director of Bands. For more information call (956) 326-2640, or email james.moyer@tamiu.edu

Blanche Flores Leyendecker Dance Scholarship and Valeria M. Hernandez Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Dance Program of the Department of Fine & Performing Arts offers two $1000 scholarships annually in honor of Blanche Flores Leyendecker (Spring semester) and Valeria Magaly Hernandez (Fall semester) to gifted female students of dance who have demonstrated a commitment to the dance program and to advancement in field of dance. Applicants should be Dance minors with a minimum 3.0 G.P.A.

Rogelio Rodriguez Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Dance Program of the Department of Fine & Performing Arts offers two $1000 scholarships annually in honor of Rogelio Rodriguez (Spring semester) to gifted male students of dance who have demonstrated a commitment to the dance program and to advancement in field of dance. Applicants should be Dance minors with a minimum 3.0 G.P.A.

To apply students should complete the FPA scholarship application, indicating they are applying specifically for the Hernandez, Rodriguez or Leyendecker Scholarship and submit to Bede Leyendecker, Chair, Department of Fine and Performing Arts. For more information call Bede Leyendecker at (956) 326-2649 or email bleyendecker@tamiu.edu

D. D. Hachar String Quartet Scholarship
This Scholarship is awarded to four young string players for up to four years to study Chamber Music and Orchestra while completing a Bachelor of Music degree. Recipients will perform regularly as members of the D. D. Hachar String Quartet and the Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra.

To apply, students should complete an application form and submit to Brendan Townsend, Asst. Professor / Director, Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra. For more information call (956) 326-3039 or email btownsend@tamiu.edu.

 

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