Giving to the Department of Music

""The Department of Music and UAB's College of Arts and Sciences could not do what we do without your support. Traditional revenues such as tuition, fees, federal grants, and state funds provide for daily work, but they often vary with the level of state revenues and enrollments.

Gifts from you create a secure, concrete foundation for our future success. They benefit not only students and faculty but also the community as a whole.

Giving Funds

You can contribute to the Department of Music in a number of ways:

  • The Department of Music General Fund

    Your gift to the Department of Music General Fund provides the department with flexibility to support key priorities of the department. Your support allows us to continue to provide outstanding academic programs.

  • Audiostate 55 Music Technology and Jazz Scholarship

    The Audiostate 55 Music Technology and Jazz Scholarship provides financial assistance to Department of Music students interested in pursuing careers in music technology, computer music, multimedia production, recording engineering, and the commercial and jazz music industry.

    Department of Music Scholarships

    Your gift provides the department with scholarship support for students in the UAB Department of Music. Your support allows us to provide academic funding for deserving musicians based on need or merit.

    Frederick and Sharon Stroup Endowed Scholarship in Choral Music

    The Frederick and Sharon Stroup Endowed Scholarship in Choral Music was established for the purpose of supporting talented, deserving music students who are enrolled in a degree granting program in the Department of Music and have a concentration in choral music. It is most fitting that this fund honors Dr. and Mrs. Stroup for their dedication to UAB’s Choral Music Program, which experienced growth and prestige under the direction of Dr. Stroup, UAB’s Director of Choral Music, from 1980-1997. This endowment continues their legacy while assisting choral students for years to come.

    Kevin Turner Gospel Choir Scholarship Fund

    The Kevin Turner Gospel Choir Scholarship Fund is named in honor of Rev. Kevin Turner, founder and leader of the UAB Gospel Choir for twenty-two years. This scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding member of the UAB Gospel Choir ensemble.

    Paul Mosteller Voice Scholarship Fund

    The Paul Mosteller Voice Scholarship Fund is named in honor of Paul Mosteller a beloved voice professor at UAB for 29 years, served as both Associate Chair and Interim Chair for the Department of Music. He is an excellent pianist, accompanying many students in both vocal and instrumental performances. The scholarship will assist deserving choral students in the UAB Department of Music.

    Stevie Wonder Music Scholarship

    The Stevie Wonder Music Scholarship is named in honor of nationally acclaimed recording artist, Stevie Wonder, upon the occasion of The UAB Natural Wonder Tour. Awards from this scholarship will be given annually to assist deserving music majors enrolled in the Music Technology Program at UAB.

    W. Ronald Clemmons Endowed Music Scholarship

    The W. Ronald Clemmons Endowed Music Scholarship is named for W. Ronald Clemmons to honor his activities as a positive and encouraging teacher, devoted and diligent administrator, and a respected artist and colleague, in addition to his many years of service to UAB, the Department of Music and to the art and discipline of music. Awards will be made annually to deserving music majors.

  • Jones-Steele Endowment Fund

    The Jones-Steele Endowment Fund is named in memory of Myrtle Jones Steele, a passionate music enthusiast and teacher who desired that young people continue to be encouraged in their musical studies. Established to provide financial assistance to deserving students for the study of piano or organ in the Department of Music.


For additional information regarding gifts to the Department of Music, please contact Camille Epps at camilleepps@uab.edu or call (205) 996-2154.

We thank you for your support.