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Music Department Scholarships
Support Music Department Scholarships!

Your gift to any of the following scholarship funds provides significant assistance to WWU Music students. THANK YOU for your generosity and support!

Bellingham Festival of Music Conducting Scholarship - To provide scholarships to deserving students in the College of Fine and Performing Arts pursuing a degree in Conducting with a preference for awarding to Graduate Orchestral Conducting students.

Dee Bergholz Music Scholarship - Scholarships for students of piano, violin or flute.

Christopher Bianco Music Scholarship - One, $1,500 annual scholarship to be awarded to a current or prospective Viking Band member.

Peter A. Botting Scholarship - For an incoming music student with financial need, and with geographic preference in the following order: Sultan HS, Monroe HS, Snohomish HS & North Shore HS.

Brass Performance Scholarship Endowment - To fund scholarships for brass performance students who are either new or returning students, majors or non-majors, graduate or undergraduate.

Dr. Willard A. and Anne Brown Music Endowment - To fund scholarships for students majoring in music at Western Washington University.

Piper Carr Guitar Scholarship - To provide scholarships to deserving students in the Department of Music who are majoring in Guitar performance.

Terry Clark Music Scholarship - To provide support for students with outstanding academic merit in the Music Department in the College of Fine and Performing Arts.

William D. Cole Scholarship - Scholarships for woodwind, brass, and percussion performers who have proven or show potential to be students of superlative musical quality. 

Ken Copeland Music Scholarship - Memorial scholarship with all gifts divided equally between two recipients based on the following criteria: 1.) Promising music education student; 2.) Must be a trumpet player; 3.) Financial need

Gregory Cox Music Scholarship - To fund scholarships for students studying trombone.

Jeffrey Gilliam Piano Scholarship Endowment - Multi-year scholarships to students majoring in Music whose focus area is piano.

Guelker-Cone Family Concert Choir Leadership Endowment - Scholarships for Concert Choir leaders who exemplify the core values of the ensemble: musicality, expressivity, and community building.

Hall-Stout Memorial Endowment - To provide scholarships to students pursuing a career in voice.

Arthur C. Hicks Piano Scholarship - For one or more piano majors as selected by the Music Department.

Ford Hill Piano Scholarship - Awarded to a student playing piano.

Virginia Hunter Voice Scholarship - Upper-division voice students in good academic standing who are preparing for a professional career in voice.

The Jazz Project Scholarship - The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support for Jazz Studies students in the Department of Music.

Rhoda Carrick Keagle Music Scholarship - For outstanding upper-division students of voice or piano who are eligible for financial aid.

L. Mildred Hurd Memorial Scholarship - Scholarships for majors in the Department of Music  to be chosen by the Music Scholarship Committee.

Frances Jean Miller Endowment - Scholarships for Performing Arts students in the Music Dept.

Murray Music Scholarship - Provide support (1) for students in the Music program who contribute multiple hours to the Department of Music through their leadership, musicianship, academic performance, and (2) have a short-term financial need.  

Music Department Scholarship - Provide annual/expendable scholarships for Music students.

Music Department Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Scholarship - For students of historically underrepresented groups in the music department to increase equitable access to all.

Music Merit Department Scholarship - General Music Department Scholarship for students of exceptional merit.

William Sanford Piano Scholarship - To provide Scholarship(s) to deserving students in the Music Department, exclusively to students studying piano.

Albert C. Shaw Music Education Scholarship - Scholarships for upper division undergraduate Music Education majors

String Scholarship - Awarded to a string instrument focused music students as selected by the Music Department

Ada and Don Walter Endowment Fund - For student or students with potential as a music educator.

Lloyd Walworth Music Scholarship - To provide support of the Department of Music.

Dorothy Kirk Westman Scholarship in Music - For students interested in vocal and/or instrumental music. Preference is to be given to students who will make an enduring contribution to music either through a career as a performer or teacher or as a life-long supporter of the arts. 

Wilhite Family Music Scholarship - Scholarships for the music department to reward and encourage students who have an aptitude and appreciation for music and who aspire to include music as a life-long avocation. 

Patricia S. Woods Day Music Scholarship -  For students studying music with a preference for students who have demonstrated service to their community.

Woodwind Scholarship - Scholarship for woodwind performance students who are either new or returning students, majors or non-majors, graduate or undergraduate.

Gene Zoro Clarinet Scholarship - Applicants must be third year clarinet students to be eligible to receive the initial award.  Transfer students are eligible.

Emily Perry- A Piano Performance Major, has been able to continue education thanks to music scholarships.

Recent Grad Match Opportunity!
Thank you new Vikings! You've raised an additional $3,000 in support for current WWU students and programs!
$3,000 MATCHED
The Number One Vikings Match!
Thank you, Vikings! You who made the first $1,000 in gifts earned an ADDITIONAL $1,000 through a generous match!
$1,000 MATCHED
2,000th Donor Challenge!
Thank you! The 2,000th donor has unlocked an additional $750 for the designation of choice.
2,000 / 2,000 Donors
Last Call!
Thank you! You've unlocked an additional $5,000 as a matching gift!
Lunchtime Crunchtime
Thanks, Vikings! You've unlocked an additional $5,000 in support for students on your lunch break.
Rank Prize Lunchtime Crunchtime Challenge Donors
1 $2,500 Cross Country & Track and Field 90
2 $2,500 Western Symphony Orchestra 57
3 Varsity Volleyball 49
4 Men's Rowing 28
5 Ice Hockey 15
Early Bird Challenge!
Thank you! Your generosity has unlocked an additional $5,000 match before most people even got up for the day!
3,000th Donor Challenge!
Thank you, Viking supporters! We haven't hit 3,000 yet, but we're still tallying all the offline gifts we've received and will update the numbers ASAP!
Night Owl Challenge
Thank you! Your gifts helped raise an additional $2,000 for the Western Welcome Scholarship!
2,615 / 2,615 Gifts
College of Fine and Performing Arts Donor Challenge!
The department, project or program in CFPA that receives the highest number of unique donors will receive an extra $1,000! Final results available after we process all Give Day gifts. Inflating donor count using fake donor names may disqualify a project, department, or program.
Rank Prize CFPA Donor Challenge! Donors
1 $1,000 Western Symphony Orchestra 74
2 WWU Music Department 30
3 Theatre Arts 17
4 Dance 9
5 Music Department Scholarships 7
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