ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTERED BY THE COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS AND COMMITTEE ON THE ARTS 

The Edward M. Murray Committee on the Arts Scholarship was established in 2000 by the Cornell University Council Committee on the Arts (COA), to raise awareness of Cornell's arts programs and increase the visibility of its cultural activities and resources. The scholarship is awarded annually to an enrolled Cornell University undergraduate student [preferably a junior or senior] with demonstrated financial need, majoring in arts and culture-related programs, who has demonstrated exceptional promise in their field. The scholarship serves as financial aid replacement.

The scholarship is named in memory of Edward M. Murray, Cornell professor of music theory, conductor, composer and pianist.

RECIPIENTS of the scholarship include:

2010-11       Bridget Saracino, Theatre Arts
2009-10       Nicole Castelli, Apparel Design
2008-09       Nicholette Chan, Architecture
2007-08       Deborah Chang, Art
2006-07       Maria Adelmann, Creative Writing Program
2005-06       Abigail Huber, Design & Environmental Analysis
2004-05       Sarah Ruth Jacobs, Film and English
2003-04       Violet Jones, Landscape Architecture
2002-03       David Kim, Music
2001-02       Melissa Burchett, Textiles and Apparel