The recipient of the W. David Hobbs Piano Scholarship shall be a full-time student, majoring in Music and accepted to Eastern Illinois University. Their primary instrument shall be the piano and they must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA. The recipient shall be eligible to apply for, and receive, the award again provided he/she continues to meet the stated criteria. The award recipient shall be selected in the Spring semester and made payable in the Fall Semester. In order to be considered, eligible students must complete the online application and audition by March 1.