University at Albany

Scholarships, Awards & Prizes:

College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Music and Theatre

Managed by Financial Aid
Managed by Department of Music and Theatre

Music Department

Andrea Hanan Music Scholarship
Established by the Hanan Family in memory of Andrea Hanan, an undergraduate student (Music major), this scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate entering the music program and/or continuing first year music major on the basis of outstanding achievement.

Douglas Malcolm Hastings Award

An endowment established as a merit award by professors Iliana Semmler and George Hastings (English), the parents of Douglas Malcolm Hastings, given to an undergraduate music major of senior class standing. Preference is given to a student concentrating in piano performance.

Lipman Family Music Scholarship
Established by Monte S. Lipman ’86 and Avery T. Lipman ’88, this fund provides scholarship support to students who are either majoring or minoring in Music Studies. First preference for this scholarship is that the student recipient be interested in a future career in the music industry. Student recipients must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.

Theatre Department

Hazel English Ferris '32 Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Ferris '32, in memory of Agnes E. Futterer. Candidates for this scholarship must be theatre majors with junior or senior standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all Theatre classes. Candidates must have made a significant contribution to the department in one or more of the following areas: class work, production, performance, design, technology, dramaturgy, research, and publicity.

Futterer-Gould Fund

The Futterer-Gould Fund was established by Harold Gould '47 in honor of and in memory of his teacher, Miss Agnes Futterer, the creator of the Theatre Program at UAlbany. The purpose of this endowment is to provide support to encourage the speaking skills that actors need in performing plays that contain the kind of heightened language encountered in the classical repertoire.