PAUL F. BROWN SCHOLARSHIP
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.
Must be an incoming full-time freshman at the Louisiana State University School of Music
Minimum cumulative GPA requirement: 3.0
Resident of Louisiana
This scholarship is by invitation only. Invitations will be sent by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.
The award is a one-year scholarship, payable $1,500 per semester (fall and spring only) for two consecutive semesters, for a total award of $3,000.
Academic transcript from previous semester
ACT/SAT score report
Letter of recommendation from a music teacher or someone that can attest to the applicant’s musical talents, aspirations and/or accomplishments
Personal Statement: The applicant’s personal statement should reflect their demonstrated love of music. The statement should be approximately 350 – 500 words in length and include the following:
List of instruments the applicant plays
List of high school musical activities and a description of involvement in each
List of music honors and achievements
The applicant’s most rewarding musical experience
The applicant’s career plans and goals for the future
The applicant’s reason for applying for this scholarship
SEE SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY FOR IMPORTANT DATES