A High Note
The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation is proud to announce a variety of music scholarships available for elementary, high school and college students interested in music or voice lessons, or furthering their education with music instruction.
The following scholarships require a common application found on the foundation’s website, crcfonline.org. The one application will match students to each scholarship they qualify for and is due May 1.
Rob Buck Memorial Scholarship – To assist an undergraduate student attending an accredited four-year school. Applicants must be a Chautauqua County high school or Eisenhower High School graduate.
Emily Harrington Crane and Ruth E. Munson Music Scholarship – To assist an undergraduate music major, attending an accredited four-year school. Applicants for this scholarship must have graduated from a Chautauqua County high school.
Russell Germaine Sr. Music Scholarship – To assist a graduate of a Chautauqua County high school majoring in music education or a music related field.
Pauline N. MarLett Memorial Scholarship – To assist a Jamestown High School graduate attending an accredited four-year music school. Preference is given to a graduating Jamestown High School senior attending the SUNY Fredonia School of Music.
Lory T. Ventura Music Education Scholarship – To assist a Jamestown High School graduate majoring in music education.
Sarita Hopkins Weeks Excellence in Music Fund – To assist students demonstrating excellence in piano. Applicants must be graduating seniors form Falconer, Frewsburg, Maple Grove, Jamestown or Southwestern high schools.
The following scholarships have individual applications located on crcfonline.org and are also due May 1.
R. Richard Corbin Memorial Fund – To assist students from Jamestown, Falconer, Frewsburg, Bemus Point and Southwestern school districts with the cost of instruction in music with an emphasis in piano, organ, musical theatre or music education.
Ruth S. Dodds Memorial Music Scholarship – To assist students of any age with music related instruction, education or training. Students must reside in the Jamestown, Falconer, Frewsburg, Maple Grove or Southwestern school districts.
Helga Hulse Mozart Club Music Scholarship – To assist students from Chautauqua County with the cost of music instruction. Applicants must show promise as well as academic and vocational achievement. Students of any age are eligible for this scholarship.
Bill and Linda Knight Brass Scholarship – This award is for private music lessons. Applicants must reside in the Jamestown school district and be band students in grades 6-11 demonstrating music ability, commitment to music study and financial need.
Elizabeth Warner Marvin Music Scholarship Fund – To assist students pursuing education and training in music. Applicants must reside in the Jamestown school district and be a student in grades K-11.
Edward and Marie Russo Memorial Suzuki Scholarship – This award is for education and training in music. Applicants must study in a Suzuki program within the city of Jamestown, be finished with Book I, and be a student in grades K-11. Applicants must also have attended one summer program, and participated in concerts and repertory groups.
For more information on any of the above scholarships or for questions on applying, contact the Community Foundation at 661-3390.