Scottish Arts Scholarship

Awarded to first-year students (transfers are not eligible) on the basis of music performance skills demonstrated at the audition. Winners are not required to major or minor in music at Wooster.

*Applications will be available for the Scottish Arts Scholarship in August. 

We look forward to welcoming applicants to campus for their selected audition weekend. Auditions will be held on-campus in Scheide Music Center on:

2017-2018 audition dates coming soon!

* Applicants who complete all necessary steps by the deadline will receive notification of their scholarship decision by April 1.

Pipers

Please be prepared to play selections from the following, as chosen by the panel of judges:

  • 2/4 March Strathspey and Reel
  • 4/4 March Hornpipe and Jig
  • Slow March Piobaireachd (optional)

Dancers

Please be prepared to perform two of the following, as chosen by the panel of judges:

  • Lilt
  • Sword Dance
  • Seann Triubhas
  • Strathspey & Reel (optional)

Drummers

Please be prepared to perform the following:

  • Scottish Style Drum Rudiments (chosen by judges)
  • Drum Setting for Traditional Tunes
  • A Drum Solo (optional)

Expectations of Recipients 

Beginning with the first semester of the first year and continuing for as long as the scholarship is held, recipients must:

  • Enroll in and successfully complete private lessons on the instrument in which the Scottish Arts Scholarship was won. 
  • Participate in the Scot Marching and Symphonic Bands.

Questions & Concerns

Please contact Donna Reed, Administrative Coordinator, at 330-263-2419 or dreed@wooster.edu.