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Become a Cohen scholar

Acceptance is by application and audition and is not based on financial need. Recipients must be accepted for admission to the university and will be chosen by committee based upon their musical talent and potential to be leaders of the Orchestra in key positions. There is an opportunity for the scholarship to be renewed each year.

See UW-Eau Claire admission guidelines.
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Currently accepting applications for 2015-16, due by March 16, 2015.
Applicants are urged to review the university admissions process which includes an application deadline of Feb. 1, 2015, with priority consideration Dec. 1, 2014.

New Applicants must include:


• Resumé with cover letter

• DVD or video upload via YouTube or Vimeo

• Letters of recommendation

Open application and instructions here. Print the form and either mail with your application materials or scan and attach the file to email submissions.


The Eileen Phillips Cohen String

This is a rare opportunity for four undergraduate string musicians to be a featured string quartet 
at UW-Eau Claire, work closely with distinguished faculty mentors and receive full tuition, regardless of financial need.