Scholarships and Financial Aid

Music scholarships may be combined with most other scholarships (some exclusions apply). Music scholarships are renewable each year based on progress in the music program.

Unless otherwise noted, the following scholarships are for qualifying, first-time (freshmen) women and men students attending SMWC full-time in a degree-seeking program. All scholarships are subject to reduction or replacement by other offers or awards.

SMWC Musician of Promise Scholarship

SMWC Performing Arts Scholarship ($500 to $3,500 per year)

Sister Sue Pietrus Memorial Music Scholarship (up to $3,300 per year)

Scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students who are full-time, undergraduate students declaring a major in music or music therapy.  The number of available scholarships may vary each year.

Mildred and Harry Martin Term Scholarship (up to $2,500 per year)

Scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students who are full-time, undergraduate students declaring a major or minor in music. The number of available scholarships may vary each year.

Sister Marie Brendan Harvey Endowed Scholarship (up to $2,400 per year)

Sister Marie Brendan Harvey, alumna of 1951, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College educator and former SMWC director of alumni affairs, founded the College’s Madrigal Program. Scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students who are full- time, undergraduate students declaring a major in music or music therapy, or outstanding members of the SMWC Madrigals (auditioned ensemble). The number of available scholarships may vary each year.

Sister Mary Thomasetta Term Scholarship (up to $1,000 per year)

Scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students who are full-time, undergraduate students declaring a major in music.  The number of available scholarships may vary each year.

Mary Alice Shannon Klueh 1948 and Duane Klueh Term Scholarship (up to $750 per year)

Scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students who are full-time, undergraduate students declaring a major in music therapy. A preference is given to students from the Wabash Valley. The number of available scholarships may vary each year.

For more information about institutional scholarships and financial aid please visit the
Office of Financial Aid.