Music Scholarships

Become a Part of the McKendree Music Experience!


Available Music Scholarships:

NOTE: These annual awards ARE STACKABLE on top of your Academic Scholarship Awards (Deans, Presidential or Honors.)

Marching Bearcat Band: $3,000-$5,000

Ensembles Scholarship (Concert Band, Concert Choir and Jazz Ensemble): $1,000-$2,000

Award amounts are determined by audition quality, grade point average, and financial aid information. Scholarship results will be sent to students in April. Scholarships are renewed annually based upon departmental academic criteria. Audition early for scholarship consideration!

To schedule an audition click here


Available Music Degrees:

The Department of Music at McKendree offers the following undergraduate degrees:

Music Education

Jazz Performance

Music Performance

Music Marketing

Church Music

McKendree also offers a traditional music minor as well as a music minor for elementary education majors.

Detailed Audition Information

For more information about your area of interest, contact one of the following professors:

Nancy Ypma

David Boggs

Dr. Nancy Ypma

David Boggs

McKendree University

McKendree University

701 College Road

701 College Road

Lebanon, IL 62254

Lebanon, IL 62254

(618) 537-6922

(618) 537-6492


•   Keyboard, Instrumental, and Vocal Performance

•   Music Marketing

•   Church Music

•   Marching Bearcat Band

•   Color Guard and Winter Guard