Jim “Doc” Carlson Jazz Scholarship
Through generosity of the UMM Jazz Alumni and their donations to the Jim "Doc" Carlson Fund, jazz scholarships are awarded yearly to University of Minnesota, Morris students who display talent in jazz performance. The awards range from $500 to $2,000 (to be applied towards the cost of attendance) and may be renewable based on a student's continued improvement and commitment to Morris's jazz program.
There is no deadline for this scholarship, but priority will be give to audition dates on March 1st or prior.
How to Audition
Jim "Doc" Carlson Jazz scholarships are awarded based on talent in jazz performance and require an audition. Auditions can be done on campus or submitted online (requires video submission, details in the "instructions" PDF). All students auditioning for the Jim "Doc" Carlson Jazz Scholarship must be admitted to the college in order to be considered for an award.
Instructions and Audition Materials
Jazz Scholarship Audition Materials
- Jazz Scholarship Prepared Selection (Bb)
Jazz Scholarship Prepared Selection (Eb)
Jazz Scholarship Prepared Selection (C)
Jazz Scholarship Prepared Selection (bass clef)
Take the A Train lead sheet (Bb)
Take the A Train lead sheet (Eb)
Take the A Train lead sheet (C)
Cool Blues play along
Take the A Train play along