Scholarships in Music, Instrumental

Hal Newman Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,250, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Wenatchee High School who is seeking further education in instrumental or vocal music.


John T. and Joann C. Wills Music Educator's Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Preston County, WV high school graduate who is regularly enrolled as an undergraduate student in a college or university, pursuing a course of study listed in order of consideration: music education, instrumental, or choral/vocal.


Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Award: $10,000, Deadline: October 1; December 1; February 1

Applicant must be a classical instrumentalist, vocalist, and/or composer who is 18 years old or younger and have not yet entered college who have an interest in performing on From the Top. Exceptional musical achievement, financial need, academic achievement, and strength of character must be demonstrated.


Performing Arts Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate exceptional ability in the area of instrumental or vocal music and must be able to read music. Live audition and experience in choir, orchestral, band, or chamber music settings required.


Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 5

Applicant must be working toward a degree in instrumental (band) music education. Essay, current transcript, photo, and three letters of recommendation required.