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Music Scholarships

Katherine Cummings President's Endowed Scholarship

With a generous donation in memory of Katherine Cummings, this scholarship has been established to honour a high-achieving student in the Music Department each year (CGPA 3.33 or higher).  The award will be given to a third- or fourth-year student who has demonstrated a focus on performance and shown interest in pursuing a career in the music industry.

Amount: 1 x $5,350 - Faculty recommended award; no formal application required


Katherine Cummings Scholarship
With a generous donation in memory of Katherine Cummings, this scholarship has been established to honour a high-achieving student in the Music Department each year.  In keeping with her passion for music, it will recognize a student who has demonstrated a high level of performance ability as well as academic achievement and will be pursuing their goal of a professional career in music through enrollment in the Diploma or BMMA degree in voice, piano, or a bowed string instrument.

Amount: 1 x $4,750 - Faculty recommended award; no formal application required


Kwantlen Polytechnic University Entering Music-Student Award
Awards will be made annually to students who register in Kwantlen's Music Program full time. The successful recipients will show achievement in their chosen area of study and have a career objective in music. Applicants will be recommended based on these criteria and an audition with Kwantlen Music Program's selection committee.

Amount: 5 x $500 - Faculty-recommended award; no formal application required


Kwantlen Polytechnic University Music Department Award

The Kwantlen Polytechnic University Music Department sponsors an award for Music students who have demonstrated program achievement (GPA of at least 3.0 or better) and have a goal of pursuing a career in the field of Music. In the event of equally worthy students, the award will be split. The money for this award is raised through performances by the Music Department and is a reflection of the value and appreciation of the public performances.

Amount: 2 x $750 - Faculty-recommended award; no formal application required


Kwantlen Piano Scholarship
The Kwantlen Music Department is pleased to provide a scholarship to a Diploma or BMMA student who has demonstrated outstanding or exceptional achievement in piano. The recipient will have demonstrated career objectives in the field of Music.

Amount: $300 - Faculty-recommended award; no formal application required


Lee Lockwood Music Scholarship
Lee Lockwood is pleased to offer a scholarship to a student who shows excellent achievement on an orchestral instrument and a GPA of 3.0 or greater.  Preference will be given to a student residing south of the Fraser River (Delta, Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack).

Amount: 1 x $2,000 - Faculty-recommended award; no formal application required


F. & W. Searle Music Award

Donated by F. and W. Searle as a tribute to all the musicians who have enriched their lives over the years, this award will be given to a student who demonstrates a high level of performance ability as well as academic achievement (GPA 3.0 or higher).  Preference will be given to a student in piano or voice.

Amount: $1,250 - Faculty recommended award; no formal application required.

 

General Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships
A variety of scholarships, awards, and bursaries are available through Kwantlen. Information about Scholarships, awards, and some bursaries, along with application instructions is available in the Scholarships and Awards Guide, which is updated each year.

The Student Awards and Financial Assistance Web site also has information on other types of financial assistance including the BC Student Assistance Program and Adult Basic Education Student Assistance Program.