Tuition Waiver Award program
Summer Music Clinic registrants who are completing their junior year at a Wisconsin high school, are permanent legal residents of Wisconsin, plan on majoring or double majoring in music at UW-Madison or UW-Milwaukee, and are attending Summer Music Clinic Senior Session are eligible to audition for the Tuition Waiver Award Program.
This program recognizes exceptional musical achievement in the Wisconsin high school system by awarding 10 students a tuition-free undergraduate college education at UW–Madison or UW–Milwaukee. The purpose of the award is to provide the opportunity for selected students to experience high quality musical education and to help them reach current and future goals. Students may audition in voice or all instruments leading to all paths available at the Mead Witter School of Music at UW-Madison. Students must be a music major or double major with a music major to be eligible for this award if attending UW-Madison.
Applications are due June 1, 2023. The preliminary audition round will take place June 25, 2023, and the final round is on June 28, 2023. The auditions will be in person at UW-Madison in coordination with Summer Music Clinic.
How to Apply
- Complete and submit the online Summer Music Clinic Tuition Waiver Application.
- Submit transcript of high school records that documents class standing and grade point average. Email materials to email@example.com with ‘TUITION WAIVER APPLICATION’ in the subject line by June 1, 2023
- Submit two letters of recommendation into the online application, one each from:
- Teacher or adult of influence (This letter should address the applicant’s potential to maintain required grade point average)
- Music Teacher or Music Professional of influence
- Submit a student Statement of Purpose to the online application. The statement should explain your story as a student musician, your goals and commitment to music and why, and how the Tuition Waiver Award would help you achieve your future goals. Limit 500 words.
- Register for Summer Music Clinic Senior Session 2023 by May 1, 2023.
Summer Music Clinic works in partnership with the UW–Madison Mead Witter School of Music