Reid F. Lessig Scholarship

The Kutztown University Graduate Organization of Bands will soon be accepting applications for 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.

Eligible freshmen should complete the online application by March 31, 2017.  The opportunity to apply will end at midnight that evening.  Scholarship Recipients will be announced at the upcoming Spring Concerts held by the Department of Music.

Click here to complete the online application.

If there are any questions or concerns about the application process, please contact the GOBs through email at

Congratulations to our 2016 Award Recipients: Anthony Rodriguez Jr. & Rachel Miller!