The GOBs are privileged to be able to honor outstanding freshmen musicians through the Reid F. Lessig Scholarship. This scholarship was created in memory of Reid F. Lessig, a graduate of Kutztown University in 1972. Mr. Lessig was a member of the KU Marching Unit as a percussionist and drum major from 1968 to 1972. He continued as a show designer for the Marching Unit until his death in 1994.
All freshmen students who have participated in any of the following large group musical ensembles during their first year of college are eligible to apply: Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Band.
The Scholarship will be presented to the recipient during a Spring Concert held by the Department of Music. All award money will be applied toward the following Fall term tuition.
Application Process:1. All applications must be completed electronically through the form that follows immediately.2. Applications must be received no later than 11:59 PM on Friday, March 31, 2017.
If you encounter any difficulties, or have any questions about the application process, please contact the GOBs through email at email@example.com.