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Al Downing Jazz Scholarship
Sponsor: Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association
Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 2240
St. Petersburg, FL 33731
Eligibility: Applicants must have participated in a jazz band during their senior year. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required. Students must submit a recorded audition and an essay about the importance of jazz in their life. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aldowningjazz.com/

Al Sanders Foundation for Music Studies Scholarship
Sponsor: Baltimore Community Foundation
2 E. Read Street
9th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from a public high school in Baltimore City or County. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $3,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.bcf.org

AMCA Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Associated Male Choruses of America
Weldon Wilson, Scholarship Chair
5143 S. 40th Street
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students obtaining their bachelor's degree in a music-related field (with preference given to voice or choral concentrations) and be sponsored by a chorus of the Associated Male Choruses of America. Applicants must submit references and a personal letter.

Amount: $1,000-$1,200
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online or by contacting your local AMCA chorus.
Website: http://www.amcofa-sing.org/scholarships.html

American Theatre Organ Society Scholarships
Sponsor: American Theatre Organ Society
Carlton B. Smith, Director
2175 N. Irwin Street
Indianapolis, IN 46219
Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 22 as of July 1 and either working toward college organ performance degrees or be studying with professional organ instructors. Students' names must be submitted by their present organ instructor or the school's music department head. An essay is also required.

Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.atos.org

Angela Svendsen Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Southwest Washington
610 Esther Street
Suite 201
Vancouver, WA 98660
Eligibility: Applicants must intend on enrolling full-time at an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfsww.org/how-we-grant/scholarships/

Bach Organ Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the state of Rhode Island. Students must be currently enrolled in a college music program, majoring in organ music and they must show financial need.

Amount: $800-$1,000
Deadline: April 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org

Berenice Barnard Music Specialist Scholarship
Sponsor: Ventura County Community Foundation
4001 Mission Oaks Boulevard
Camarillo, CA 93012
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university and live in San Buenaventura or Ojai, California. To qualify, students must be pursuing a degree in music education or music performance. Financial need is not required, but will be considered during the selection process. Letters of recommendation required for application process must directly relate to applicant musical qualifications.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.vccf.org

Bridgette Wegert Memorial Choral Scholarship
Sponsor: Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
P.O. Box 533
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Wisconsin Dells High School who are active in the choir or band. Students must have been accepted at a four-year university and be planning to major in the music field, special education or nursing.

Amount: $300
Deadline: March 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.wdhsfoundation.org

Buerkle Scholarship
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion
1500 Valley River Drive
Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401
Eligibility: Applicants must have a grade point average of at least 3.6; be attending or planning to attend a public or nonprofit college or university; and be majoring in English, journalism, physical education, music or math. Students must complete the FAFSA. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application and financial need, with preference given to students attending colleges in Oregon and nontraditional students or those returning after a considerable break.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx

California Retired Teachers Association Division 55 Hilmer Finne Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Mendocino County
204 South Oak Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Eligibility: Applicants must be a Mendocino High School Senior who plans to study music in college. Students must display a commitment to music and proven talent. Selection based on letters of recommendation and academic achievement. A GPA of 3.0 is preferred.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.communityfound.org/grants-scholarships/

Catherine Jean MacDonald Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Bay Area Community Foundation
Pere Marquette Depot
1000 Adams Street
Ste. 200
Bay City, MI 48708
Eligibility: Applicants must submit a FAFSA proving financial need and demonstrate an dedication to obtain a degree in fine arts especially public TV or radio. Students must submit two letters of recommendation, a current transcript, a personal essay and an acceptable portrait photo as a JPEG or PNG along with their application.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 6
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://bayfoundation.org/scholarships/

Charles Owen 'Corky' McCormick IV Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Johnson County Community Foundation
P.O. Box 217
Franklin, IN 46131
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and plan to enroll into an accredited tow or four-year college or university on a full-time basis. Music and theater studies must encompass performance or education.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jccf.org

Clifford Byard Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Decatur County Community Foundation
101 E. Main Street
Greensburg, IN 47240
Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $300
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dccfound.org

Cynthia and Alan Baran Fine Arts and Music Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215-2519
Eligibility: Applicants must be current students at an accredited college or university, take at least six credit hours and be enrolled in a bachelor's of fine art, bachelor's of studio art, master's of fine art or bachelor's or master's in music program. Art students must major in painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, photography or printmaking. Preference for music scholarships is given to those studying acoustic mandolin or acoustic guitar. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, essay, Student Aid Report and two appraisal forms are required.
Website: http://www.cfmt.org

Doell Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of North Central Washington
9 S. Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from a high school in Chelan, Douglas or Okanogan county who demonstrates financial need and plans to major in journalism or a music related field. Selection is based on academic achievement and the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfncw.org/aboutourscholarships/

Doris and Clarence Glick Classical Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in music with an emphasis on classical music. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher, and they must describe their program of study as it relates to classical music in their personal statement.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 18
How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
Website: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org

Dorothy Pfenninger Scholarship
Sponsor: Henry County Community Foundation
700 South Memorial Drive
P.O. Box 6006
New Castle, IN 47362
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors with financial need from any high school in Henry County, Indiana. Students must have at least a 2.75 GPA. Applicants must intend to pursue a major in music.

Amount: $100-$499
Deadline: March 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.henrycountycf.org

Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students majoring in music with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must attend a UNCF member college or university and demonstrate financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Eric Scott Langdon and Diana Monzeglio Memorial Scholarship Fund for Artists
Sponsor: Coastal Community Foundation
P.O. Box 230415
Encinitas, CA 92023
Eligibility: Preference will be given to students who need financial support to attend college and who excel in fine arts, dance or music.

Amount: $500-$2,000
Deadline: April 12
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.coastalcommunityfoundation.org

Eugene A. Sharick Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Wayne County Community Foundation
517 N Market St
Wooster, OH 44691
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Rittman High School in Ohio. Students must have taken at least two years of music at Rittman High School. Applicants must be accepted to an accredited college or university where they will pursue a degree in music.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 19
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.waynecountycommunityfoundation.org/scholarships

Helen Mathilda Yunker Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Ventura County Community Foundation
4001 Mission Oaks Boulevard
Camarillo, CA 93012
Eligibility: Applicants must be either a graduating senior in the city of Ventura or a current Ventura College student enrolling at an accredited four-year college or university to study music. Students must be able to demonstrate financial need. Applicants can reapply in successive years.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 29
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.vccf.org

James J. and Margaret Mischler Scholarship
Sponsor: The Troy Foundation
216 W Franklin St
Troy, OH 45373
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to enroll in a four-year degree program.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 20
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://thetroyfoundation.org/TroyHighSchool.html

Jay Franke Scholarship
Sponsor: Diabetes Scholars Foundation
310 Busse Highway, #256
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior with Type 1 diabetes who is seeking higher education at an accredited four-year college, university, technical, or trade school and intends to pursue an arts degree (music, theatre, dance).

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Application available online.
Website: http://www.diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship/

Jerry Juhl Fund for the Arts
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Mendocino County
204 South Oak Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Eligibility: Applicants must be studying performing arts, lighting, sound or set design. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, community involvement and a potential for academic success.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.communityfound.org/grants-scholarships/

Jimi Hendrix Endowment Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

Amount: $2,000-$5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

John T. and Joann C. Wills Music Educator's Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
P.O. Box 409
Morgantown, WV 26507
Eligibility: Applicants are based on excellence, commitment and leadership through involvement in school and community organizations with special consideration given for musical abilities. Students must submit a FAFSA form.

Amount: $500
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ycfwv.org/scholarships/

Jonathan Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Mendocino County
204 South Oak Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Eligibility: Applicants must be a senior at Laytonville High School and plan to attend a vocational school, community college or four-year college or university. Students must pursue studies in the areas of music, art, architecture, building construction and/or design. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.communityfound.org/grants-scholarships/

Laura Showalter Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County
538 Franklin Street
P.O. Box 1547
Columbus, IN 47202
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Bartholomew County who will study music at a post-secondary institution. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application which may include an audition.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.heritagefundbc.org/scholarships/

Lee and Bessie S. Blazer Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Hancock County Community Foundation
312 E. Main Street
Greenfield, IN 46140
Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating high school senior and plan to major in music in college. Students also need to submit a resume detailing their musical background and achievements, a 500-word essay explaining their academic interest in music and a completed College Costs Estimator Form.

Amount: $9,796
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://givehcgrowhc.org/how-to-apply

Maquoketa Area Piano Festival Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Jackson County
120 1/2 South Maine Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060
Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in a piano studies program. Applicants must demonstrate strength of character and academic achievement.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dbqfoundation.org/donors/giving-center

Marie M. Borden Scholarship
Sponsor: Johnson County Community Foundation
P.O. Box 217
Franklin, IN 46131
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from a public high school in Johnson County who plan to enroll full-time at an accredited institution or university in Indiana and major in music or music education. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Selection is based on financial need and the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jccf.org

Michael Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students at a UNCF member college or university majoring in communications, English or performing arts. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Moore High School Alumni Association Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Oklahoma City Community Foundation
1000 North Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Moore High School in Oklahoma and been enrolled for at least two years. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in a music related field such as education or performance.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://occf.org/directory/

Music Committee Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Kansas
1314 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66612
Eligibility: Applicants must be Kansas residents who are currently high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores. They must have a proven talent and background in music and be planning to major or minor in music at an approved Kansas post-secondary institution. Applicants must also be average or better students. Three letters of recommendation with only one from a music teacher, a 1040 income statement, a high school transcript and a statement describing why they are applying for the scholarship are required. The scholarship will be awarded in two installments; recipients must maintain a C average to receive the second installment.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ksamlegion.org

NFMC Gretchen E. Van Roy Music Education Scholarship
Sponsor: National Federation of Music Clubs (FL)
NFMC Gretchen E. Van Roy Music Education Scholarship
Cheryl Schmidt, Chairman
1100 SW 4th Street
Willmar, MN 56201
Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors majoring in music education and must be affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs.

Amount: $1,150
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nfmc-music.org

Nick Schoffen Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of North Central Washington
9 S. Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Eligibility: Applicants must enroll in an accredited school within in the United States.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfncw.org/aboutourscholarships/

Owen Roettger Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: Huntingburg Foundation, Inc.
Old Town Hall
309 North Geiger Street
P.O. Box 255
Huntingburg, IN 47542
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Southridge High School who are interested in studying music or vocals. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://dccommunityfoundation.org

Presbyterian Church USA Student Opportunity Scholarships
Sponsor: Presbyterian Church (USA)
100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) who have completed their first year of college. They must be enrolled full-time and have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Students must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in education, health service/science, religious studies, sacred music or social service/sciences. Financial need is required. Preference is given to members of racial and ethnic minorities.

Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: May 15
How to apply: Applications are available by mail or email.
Website: http://www.pcusa.org

Robert C. and Lillian DuSoe Scholarship
Sponsor: Orange County Community Foundation
4041 MacArthur Boulevard
Suite 510
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Eligibility: Applicants must intend on enrolling full-time at an accredited educational institution. Students must have demonstrated aptitude in music or writing and unmet financial need. Applicants must submit an essay, current transcripts and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.oc-cf.org

Roy W. Hill Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of North Central Washington
9 S. Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of a high school in Chelan or Douglas County who will enroll full-time and pursue a degree in music. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $20,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfncw.org/aboutourscholarships/

Scholarship Program for Young Pianists
Sponsor: Chopin Foundation of the United States, Inc.
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1440 79th Street Causeway
Suite 117
Miami, FL 33141
Eligibility: The program is available to any qualified American pianists age 14 to 17 who are enrolled in secondary or undergraduate institutions as full-time students. Applicants also must study music and major in piano. They must submit applications, statements of career goals, two references, audio tapes and $25 fee.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.chopin.org

Sherman Fairchild Foundation Conservation Fellowship
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Eligibility: Applicants must be studying in the fields of arms and armor, Asian art conservation, costumes, musical instruments, objects conservation, paintings conservation, paper conservation, scientific research or textile conservation.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org

The Frank and Carol Pinkerton Orchestral Scholarship
Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation
3201 C Street
Suite 110
Anchorage, AK 99501
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students of violin, viola, cello or string bass who are admitted to an accredited music education program and intend on pursuing a career in orchestral instruction. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Preference is given to students who attend an Alaskan university and/or plan on becoming orchestral instructors in Alaska.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://alaskacf.org/scholarships/

The Jeanne A. Toombs Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
34 Walden Street
Unit 217
Concord, MA 01742
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or high school graduates. Students must be current or past residents of Concord or Carlisle or have attended school in one of these towns. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have participated in high school music programs.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1 (College Applicants); May 1 (High School Seniors)
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ccscholarshipfund.org

William J. Schergens Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Perry County Community Foundation
817 12th Street
P.O. Box 13
Tell City, IN 47586
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or graduates of any Perry County high school. Students must be pursuing a degree in music (major or minor) or a degree in education with some emphasis in music. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing. Students must submit a 500-word essay stating their aspirations and educational goals, complete FAFSA or FAFSA4caster and submit an official grade transcript.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.perrycommunityfoundation.org

Women Band Directors International College Scholarships
Sponsor: Women Band Directors International
Karen Williams
WBDI Scholarship Chair
3994 White Oak Road
Waynesville, NC 28785
Eligibility: Applicants must be studying music education with the intention of becoming a band director.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.womenbanddirectors.org

Zetterberg Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Decatur County Community Foundation
101 E. Main Street
Greensburg, IN 47240
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Indiana.

Amount: $950
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dccfound.org