PAUL F. BROWN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

HISTORY

Mr. Paul F. Brown loved music. He showed his love by supporting local music organizations such as the Baton Rouge Opera, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra and the LSU School of Music. The purpose of this scholarship is to support students who demonstrate a love for music.

ELIGIBILITY

This scholarship is to be awarded to an incoming freshman accepted to the Louisiana State University School of Music as a full-time student. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and be a resident of Louisiana. This scholarship is by invite only. Invitations will be sent by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.

AWARD

This scholarship is to be awarded to an incoming freshman accepted to the Louisiana State University School of Music as a full-time student. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and be a resident of Louisiana. This scholarship is by invite only. Invitations will be sent by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Application

  • Previous semester’s academic transcript

  • ACT/SAT

  • Academic resume

  • Letter of recommendation from a music teacher or someone that can attest to your musical talents, aspirations and/or accomplishments.

  • Personal Statement: Your personal statement should reflect your demonstrated love of music. Your statement should be approximately 350 – 500 words in length and incorporates the following:

    1. What instrument(s) do you play?

    2. List your high school musical activities and describe your involvement in each.

    3. List your music honors and achievements.

    4. What do you consider your most rewarding musical experience?

    5. What are your career plans and goals for the future?

    6. Please state your reasons for applying for this scholarship.

APPLICATION OPENS: January 1, 2019                   
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 1, 2019

RENEWAL: To maintain the scholarship, each recipient must maintain full-time status as an undergraduate, as defined by Louisiana State University, and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA per semester. Students must provide the Foundation with a transcript and proof of full-time enrollment to receive the second-semester payment.



Questions about scholarships?

Contact Scholarship Manager
scholarships@braf.org
phone: 225.387.6126
fax: 225.387.6153