John and Erma Stutzman String Scholarship Award

This award has been endowed by a special gift in recognition of John and Erma Stutzman’s enjoyment and passion string ensembles. The Stutzmans were great lovers of music, especially string music. Late in life, John took up the cello. When they moved to Waterloo, Erma’s home, from Normal, Illinois, they became regulars at many community concerts.

About the Award

The Stutzman String Scholarship is for students enrolled in a studio course in the Music Department at Conrad Grebel University College who exhibit excellence in string musicianship.

The award is given to:

  • Students who have enrolled in Music Studio for a stringed instrument
  • Students who have completed an entrance or studio audition
  • Students who have demonstrated excellence in musicianship and ability to perform on a stringed instrument (violin, viola, cello, double bass)
  • Preference may be given to students who are:
    • pursuing a major or minor in Music
    • living in the residence or apartments at Grebel

Amount: Two awards of up to $500 each.