|Departments: Music and Theatre Arts||Categories: Music - Instrumental|
|Amount||One award of $1,500.|
|Eligibility Criteria||Given to an incoming freshman who has demonstrated excellence as a string musician and has a desire to major in music. The award also may be given to a current student who is a full-time music major and has provided leadership and excellence as a string musician. Participation in the University Symphony Orchestra or the University Chamber Orchestra is required for both incoming and continuing students. The returning student should have an overall GPA of 3.0 or better.|
|Application Procedure||Go to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network. Complete the Music and Theatre Arts Audition Application.|
|Selection Procedure||Determined by the department's scholarship committee.|
|Notification||The recipient of the scholarship will receive official notification from the department of Music and Theatre Arts.|
The scholarship will be credited to the student's account at the time of registration for the fall term, or the amount may be spread equally over two semesters. Additional contributions to this fund may be made at any time from any source. It is the donors' intent that the award amount increases over time in order to keep pace with tuition levels.
John and Carrie Tietz and Mrs. Lila Branger Tietz established this scholarship in May 1999. Mrs. Hofrichter was the godmother of John Tietz. Lila was a graduate of UW-Eau Claire and Mrs. Hofrichter's cousin-in-law. This scholarship recognizes Mrs. Hofrichter's many years of service in public school education in Wisconsin, her talent as an accomplished violinist and her years as an Eau Claire resident.
|Thank You||Letters of appreciation should be addressed to Mr. and Mrs. John Tietz in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.|