These competitive awards provide a tuition scholarship and a stipend to compensate students for assisting with various assigned duties including:
- Teaching in our Summer Music Academy (middle school and high school divisions)
- Offering assistance to music education faculty in research projects
Assistantship awards are split between tuition scholarship (3 credits per summer) and a stipend, which, when combined, cover about 30% of tuition costs. Assistantships may be held for up to three summers. The awards have a cash value of approximately $3000 per summer.