Carla Maltas Music Education Scholarship

The Carla Maltas Music Education Scholarship has been established with the UCM Foundation to honor Carla Jo Maltas, a teacher who had a long career in music education. Dr. Maltas taught K-12 vocal and general music for fifteen years before going on to complete her Ph.D. in Kodaly Music Education from the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Maltas was a current faculty member in Music Education and a strong advocate for all students. This scholarship is available for a full-time undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor in Music, Bachelor of Music Education, or a Bachelor of Arts in Music and has a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher, demonstrates financial need and completes a short essay. See the application for further details.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please write a 250 word essay that describes a music educator who has inpired you to pursue a degree in music and considers the following questions: 1) What did you learn about music from this music educator? 2) What aspects of his or her teaching do you hope to emulate in your musical life? 3) What do you hope to achieve as a music educator?