Scholarship Overview

General Expendable. Established with a gift from Bibb Frazier to support students in the School of Music within the College of Visual & Performing Arts via a scholarship fund within the JMU Foundation. This scholarship fund will be used to encourage outstanding students to accept offers of admission by James Madison University and pursue their study of Music in the College of Visual & Performing Arts' School of Music. Students would need to meet certain criteria to be eligible for this scholarship - namely, that at the time of consideration for this scholarship, the candidates would satisfactorily demonstrate they have been accepted for admission to James Madison University and have declared a major in the School of Music.

The scholarship fund that will be known as The Frazier Scholarship Fund for the School of Music in the College of Visual & Performing Arts, with the students who receive these scholarships to be known as Frazier Scholars, or in smaller amounts referred to as a "Frazier Grant".

It is intended that the recipients of this scholarship shall be selected in a manner determined at the discretion of the Director for the School of Music, in consultation with the Dean for the College of Visual & Performing Arts. The donor has several expectations in this regard; specifically, that -

(a) A minimum of one scholarship shall be awarded from this fund each year;

(b) The Dean for the College of Visual & Performing Arts shall act within the Dean's discretion in determining whether a student named as a recipient of one of these scholarships shall receive the scholarship funds in one particular year or over a period of several years, in which case the student shall remain a scholarship recipient as long as the student continues to pursue a course of study within the School of Music and is in good standing with the university; and,

(c)The Dean for the College of Visual & Performing Arts also shall act with the Dean's discretion in determining whether more than five scholarships shall be awarded in any particular year, in keeping with the intention that this scholarship fund shall provide the university with a means to encourage students to attend Madison who may otherwise choose to pursue their undergraduate careers at another college or university.

The appointment of these scholarship recipients shall follow the university's guidelines for the awarding of scholarships.



Need Based
No

Eligibility Criteria
Freshmen  

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