About This Scholarship

Donor Biography

Bruce & Melanie Hughes have been Cedar City residents for over 20+ years. As volunteers, they have served the Cedar City Hospital, Southern Utah University Audit Committee, Southwest Tech Foundation, Iron County Angel Fund, Scenic Byway 12 Foundation, Utah Association of Realtors Housing Opportunity Fund, and Boy Scouts of America Cedar District Activities Committee.

Bruce & Melanie are the founders of Hughes CPA where time-tested experience and financial expertise is offered throughout Iron County. As a professional accountant, Mr. Hughes also served as treasurer for various organizations including the Iron County Board of Realtors, Cedar City Music Arts, Cedar Livestock & Heritage Festival, Friends of Iron County Police K-9s and Cedar City Trap Club.

Scholarship Criteria

Awards students who are majoring in music.


Performing and Visual Arts




Varied Dollars/yr


  • Opening: November 1
  • Final: March 1

If you any questions about your financial aid or need help applying for a scholarship you can contact the Financial Aid Office at finaid@suu.edu or call (435) 586-7735.