Texas Tech University

The Gertrude Cross Suppe Endowment Scholarship

Gertrude Cross Suppe loved music and was bilingual in English and Spanish. She worked with eleven denominations on the development of Hispanic hymn content for their hymnals. Her papers pertaining to Hispanic music constitute "The Gertrude C. Suppe Collection" of Hispanic church music located in the Texas Tech Southwest Collections.

This scholarship is for undergraduate or graduate students who combine serious interests in music and Spanish. This might be evidenced by majoring in one area and minoring in the other. Preference will be given to applicants who wish to work with the Gertrude C. Suppe Collection of Hispanic church music.

The scholarship will be housed in, and maintained by, the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures. The scholarship will be awarded only in years where there are worthy applicants. To be considered please fill out and submit the relevant sections on the CMLL Spanish Scholarship Application form.