Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships

Presidential Scholarship for Distinguished Achievement

Presidential Scholarships for Distinguished Achievement recognize up to twenty first-year students who possess exceptional talents in art, dance, debate, music, and theatre.  These $16,000 renewable scholarships are awarded on the basis of application, audition and interview.  Preference is given to applications received by November 15.  For more information and application forms, click here.

Application Procedure for Individual Instruction Fee Scholarships

Those students who feel they have a need and would like to apply for a scholarship to cover or partially cover their individual instruction fee should fill out the application.  This should be returned by May 1 for consideration of both the following year’s semesters.  Freshmen and those students abroad may submit an application at the beginning of the fall semester for the year’s consideration by the Friday following Labor Day.

Awards

The Boteler Prize for the Pursuit of Excellence in Music

This prize is awarded annually to one or more outstanding undergraduate music students to pursue individual projects to advance their musical education. Eligible music majors and minors are nominated by individual faculty to submit proposals for the prize each spring. The award was established in memory of Louise Cochrane Boteler (’75), who pursued a career in choral music education following graduation.

The Christian Cappelluti Prize

This prize is awarded to one or more students demonstrating outstanding musical merit and promise. Students at any level, including incoming first-year students, may be nominated by a faculty member, with awards made upon a vote of the full music faculty. The award is named in memory of Wake Forest graduate Christian Cappelluti (’97), who died unexpectedly at the age of 22.