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Stamps Ensemble Scholarship Award

Students selected for a Stamps Ensemble Scholarship Award at the Frost School of Music are most often top Instrumental Performance majors who, in addition to their regular academic and music curriculum, perform in a Stamps Distinguished Ensemble for all four years of study, such as:

They also enjoy a full spectrum of extracurricular and summer activities that help to accelerate their path toward an exciting career in music. 

While enrolled, they also participate in other top major Frost ensembles, such as:

  • Frost Symphony Orchestra,
  • Frost Chamber Orchestra,
  • Frost Wind Ensemble,
  • Frost Symphonic Winds,
  • Frost Concert Jazz Band,
  • Frost Studio Jazz Band,
  • and so on.

Stamps Ensemble Scholarship Award Details

The Stamps Ensemble Scholarship at the Frost School for Music is equal to the total cost for tuition and fees; on-campus double room and 20-meal per week board plan; for each academic year attended. 

This scholarship is funded from University merit aid, University need-based aid, Federal need-based aid, State of Florida merit and/or need-based aid for which the recipient qualifies and from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation. 

Half of the award is applied toward fall semester expenses; the other half is applied toward spring semester expenses. The scholarship is renewable for four academic years (eight consecutive semesters), or such shorter time required to complete the baccalaureate degree. 

The Frost School of Music and Stamps Family Charitable Foundation also assist Stamps Distinguished Ensembles with expenses when they are invited to perform at summer festivals and special residencies.

How and When to Apply

Students will need to apply to both the University of Miami and the Frost School of Music by the application deadline listed on the How To Apply section of the Frost website, as well as pass an audition for the Frost School of Music, to be eligible for consideration for a Stamps Ensemble Scholarship Award.

Contact the Frost School of Music Office of Admission for application and audition dates and deadline information.

Upcoming Deadlines

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  • Stamps Jazz Quintet

    Auditioning Fall 2020 for Stamps Jazz Quintet Class of 2025.

    Five outstanding freshmen will be admitted to study and participate in a jazz quintet beginning Fall 2021


    Final Application deadline December 1, 2020.

  • Stamps String Quartet

    Auditioning Fall 2021 for Stamps String Quartet Class of 2026.

    Four freshmen string musicians will be admitted to study and participate in a string quartet beginning Fall 2022.

    Instruments needed:

    • Cello
    • Viola
    • Violin
    • Violin

    Final Application deadline December 1, 2021.

  • Stamps Woodwind Quintet

    Auditioning Fall 2022 for Stamps Woodwind Quintet Class of 2027.

    Five freshmen will be admitted to study and participate in a woodwind quintet beginning Fall 2023.

    Instruments Needed:

    • Bassoon
    • Clarinet
    • Flute
    • French Horn
    • Oboe

    Final Application deadline December 1, 2022.

  • Stamps Brass Quintet

    Auditioning Fall 2023 for Stamps Brass Quintet Class of 2028.

    Five freshmen will be admitted to study and participate in a brass quintet Fall 2024.

    Instruments Needed:

    • French Horn
    • Trombone
    • Trumpet
    • Trumpet
    • Tuba

     

    Final Application deadline December 1, 2023.