Scholarships for Music Students

BCF has three funds that award scholarships to music students.  These awards are granted to the winners of musical performance competitions judged by notable professionals in the field.  BCF partners with Oregon Music Teachers Association (OMTA) to plan and facilitate the competitions.  

 

Leone Popler GuthrieLeone Pooler Guthrie Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund promotes the teaching of piano, voice and orchestral music by aiding music students in Benton, Linn, and Lincoln Counties who plan to engage in the teaching of piano, voice, and orchestral music. Students who will graduate from Linn, Benton, or Lincoln County high schools or graduates of those high schools currently studying music at an institution of higher learning may apply. The Linn-Benton Chapter of the Oregon Music Teachers Association reviews the applications and selects individuals to perform at an audition open to the public. Applications are currently closed for the 2017-2018 academic year. Please check back in the fall for application information for the 2018-2019 academic year. 

 

 

 

 

Dorothy May JenksDorothy May Jenks Endowed Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund promotes the teaching of piano, voice and orchestral music by aiding music students in Benton, Linn, and Lincoln Counties who plan to engage in the teaching of piano, voice, and orchestral music. Students who will graduate from Linn, Benton, or Lincoln County high schools or graduates of those high schools currently studying music at an institution of higher learning may apply. The Linn-Benton Chapter of the Oregon Music Teachers Association reviews the applications and selects individuals to perform at an audition open to the public. Applications are currently closed for the 2017-2018 academic year. Please check back in the fall for application information for the 2018-2019 academic year. 

 

 
Lillian & Paul PetriLillian & Paul Petri Music Study Fund

BCF awards a scholarship from the Lillian & Paul Petri Music Study Fund every two years to a talented young musician.  Applicants must be a resident of Oregon and desire to pursue a musical career in Oregon.  The scholarship provides up to $15,000 toward advanced study within the United States or abroad for the year following the award. The determination of whom shall be granted a scholarship from the Lillian & Paul Petri Music Study Fund is made on the basis of a musical performance competition judged by notable professionals in the field.  BCF partners with Oregon Music Teachers Association (OMTA) to plan and facilitate the competition.  The next Lillian & Paul Petri Music Study Competition will occur July 1, 2017. Application deadline is May 15, 2017. Application materials and competition guidelines can be found at http://www.petrischolarship.org. Questions about the 2017 Petri Competition may be directed to Dr. Julia Hwakyu Lee.