||Two awards of $1,000.
| Eligibility Criteria
||Available to BME students meeting all requirements for admission to the student-teaching semester, with membership and active participation in student NAfME for a minimum of three successive years, including their student teaching semester.
| Application Procedure
||Go to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network. For first time music students, complete the Music and Theatre Arts Audition Application. For continuing music students, complete the Music and Theatre Arts Scholarship Application.
| Selection Procedure
||After a review and discussion of the applications, the division of music education will select the recipient. In the event that there are no eligible students for a given semester, two scholarships could be awarded the following semester.
||The coordinator of the division notifies the recipient and department chair of the division's selection. When connvenient, the department will announce the recipient at an awards ceremony.
| Thank You
||It is suggested that each recipient send a thank you letter to Dr. Milton M. and Jean G. Schimke in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. When the Foundation receives the thank you to forward to the Schimke's, a copy of the biographical information on Dr. Schimke, Professor Emeritus - Music, and Mrs. Schimke, retired speech and language pathologist of Eau Claire area schools will be sent to the scholarship recipient.