Volkwein Memorial Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 Amount Varies
⏳ 12/01

Scholarship Description

The Women Band Directors International will award scholarships of various amounts designed to salute the people for whom they are named and to support young women presently preparing to be band directors. This Volkwein Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to the memories of Virginia and Walter Volkwein. All women pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in instrumental music at the time of application are encouraged to apply. Applicants should identify as a woman and intend to become a band director. Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation (including one from current band director and one WBDI member if possible). Applications are accepted from September 1 to December 1 annually.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be Female
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Entry in a contest required
  • Photograph required

How To Apply

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Donor: Women Band Directors International

An international organization for women band directors, and is intended to serve as an association which supports, promotes, and mentors women in the band field.