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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

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/

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: https://www.jccf.org/apply-for-a-scholarship/

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: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/

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/

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

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

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

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/

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/

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/

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: https://www.jccf.org/apply-for-a-scholarship/

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: $1,200
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nfmc-music.org/competitions-awards/

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: October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://dccommunityfoundation.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

Rome Prize Fellowship
Sponsor: American Academy in Rome
7 East 60 Street
New York, NY 10022
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens at time of application. Previous recipients of Rome Prize are not eligible to reapply.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: November 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aarome.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/

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

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