Scholarships in Music

Marie M. Borden Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Johnson County high school who will pursue a four-year full-time program in music or music education. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Jacynthia V. Calaway Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Whiteland Community High School who will pursue education in the field of art, drama, or music.

Doell Family Scholarship

Award: $2,165, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Chelan, Douglas, or Okanogan County high school who plans to major in journalism or music. Financial need and potential/scholastic ability required to be demonstrated.

Roy W. Hill Music Scholarship

Award: $16,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Chelan or Douglas County high school who plans to major in music as a full-time student. Personal interviews required. Award is payed over four years.

Stella Knobel & Mary Jean Carter Scholarship

Award: $1,950, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior or nontraditional student from Chelan, Douglas, or Okanogan County who will be attending an accredited educational program in the United States as a full-time student. Applicant must be planning to major or minor in music who is a passionate and experienced organist or pianist.

Charles Owen 'Corky' McCormick IV Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Johnson County high school who resides in Johnson County and will major in music or theatre full-time at a two- or four-year college or university. Minimum 2.75 GPA required.

Nick Schoffen Music Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Eastmont High School who plans to further their education in a music field at an accredited educational program in the United States.

Music Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an entering or transfer student (fall term entry only) who has completed the admissions application and has been accepted as a full-time student. Audition required.

Eric Scott Langdon and Diana Monzeglio Memorial Scholarship Fund for Artists

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 16

Applicant must be a graduating senior from San Dieguito Academy who will be studying the arts, music or dance at a college or university. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Martin Allen Scholarship

Award: $200, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Coastal Bend high school or a college student who attended a Coastal Bend high school. Applicant must be majoring in music; preference will be given to students majoring in jazz. Applicant must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA and course load of at least 12 college credits per semester.

Cecil E. Burney Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a high school senior or graduate of a Coastal Bend high school pursuing a liberal arts degree with a major in history, political science, music, or education at one of the following schools: Coastal Bend College, Del Mar College, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, or Texas A&M University - Kingsville. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

Barbara C. Littlefield Vocal Scholarship

Award: $2,100, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 25 who is a resident of the state of Maine. Applicant must be a music major in the fall semester at any accredited music school, college, or university. Audition (not to exceed 15 minutes) requires applicants to perform at least two memorized compositions from two different periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Modern).

A. Didier Graeffe Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 15

Awarded to music majors chosen by faculty. Financial need must be demonstrated.

California Retired Teachers Association Division 55 Hilmer Finne Scholarship Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: April 13

Applicant must be a Mendocino County public high school senior who plans to attend a four-year college or university to pursue a career in music. Selection based upon commitment to music, proven talent, and positive outlook; prior academic performance; and community and/or extracurricular involvement.

Jonathan Family Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 13

Applicant must be a Laytonville High School senior who plans to attend a vocational school, community college, or four-year college/university. Selection based upon financial need; their qualities of diligence, perseverance, and selflessness; and desire to pursue studies in music, art, architecture, building construction and/or design.

Benny Goodman Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: April 23

Applicant must be a current student attending any University of California school campus who is majoring in music with an emphasis in jazz or classical (preference will be given to the clarinet musician). Applicant must have a genuine passion and talent for music and plan to pursue a career in music. Minimum 3.0 GPA in music class is required.

Constance Cerveny Music Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a resident of Washington pursuing a music education.

Bridgette Wegert Memorial Choral Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who was an active participant in band or choir and will attend a four-year post-secondary institution with a major in music, nursing or special education.

Al Sanders Foundation for Music Studies Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 2

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Baltimore County high school who will pursue a degree in music from an accredited four-year college or university. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required.

Beth Helrigel Wester Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Thornapple Kellogg high school who will pursue a major or minor in art or music. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Sven E. & Lorraine Eriksson Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Alaska planning to attend the University of Alaska to study engineering or music.

James J. and Margaret Mischler Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 25

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Troy High School who will pursue a major in music at a four-year college or university.

Kevin Bresnahan Memorial Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Holyoke or Holyoke Catholic High School who will pursue post-secondary education in the field of music.

Liliana Marie Cordes Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a resident of Hampshire County, MA who will study music.

Lee S. Crabtree Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a high school graduate from Springfield, MA who will pursue post-secondary education in music.

Clifford Byard Memorial Scholarship

Award: $300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of South Decatur High School pursuing a degree in education, engineering or music.

Zetterberg Music Scholarship

Award: $950, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from North or South Decatur High School who will pursue a degree in music.

Steven W. McHenry Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Rising Sun High School who participated in band and will pursue post-secondary education in the music field. Minimum 2.0 GPA required.

Brinson Williamson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Rising Sun High School who participated in band and will pursue post-secondary education in the field of music. Minimum 2.0 GPA required.

Eugene A. Sharick Music Scholarship

Award: $800, Deadline: February 24

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Rittman High School who will attend an accredited post-secondary institution majoring in music.