Suzuki Scholarships

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John Kendall Scholarship for a Michigan violin teacher trainee for Book 1

One $400 scholarship will be awarded to a Michigan teacher taking Violin Book 1 training. Applications must be submitted along with a cover letter explaining the financial need, three letters of recommendation and a copy of, or link to, the video recording sent to the SAA as part of the Teacher Training Application. For questions, contact Rebecca Hunter at a2hunterstudios@gmail.com.

$400

John Kendall Violin Scholarship for a Michigan string student

$250

Jennifer McGraw Cello Scholarship

$250

Student String Scholarships

2 available for Bk 1 or Bk 2 string student
2 available for Bk 3 or Bk 4 string student
1 available for Bk 5+ string student
1 available for piano student, any level

$250 ea.

Armena Marderosian Piano Scholarship

$150

Suzuki Family Camp Scholarships

For scholarship descriptions, see the menu below.

$200-250

Five scholarships of $250 are available, two for students in books 1-2, two for students in books 3-4 and one for students in book 5+. Completed applications must be submitted along with two letters of support: one from the parent / guardian and one from the private teacher. Letters should address the family’s financial need as well as the personal and musical background of the student. Previous recipients are not eligible.

One scholarship of $250 is available for a piano student of any level. Completed applications must be submitted along with two letters of support: one from the parent / guardian and one from the private teacher. Letters should address the family’s financial need as well as the personal and musical background of the student. Previous recipients are not eligible.

One scholarship of $250 is available for a Michigan violin student. Candidates must submit an application, cover letter explaining financial need, three letters of recommendation, an audition video link of a polished piece (recital performances are acceptable), a copy of the first three pages of your IRS tax form. Deadline for submission is April 1. Notification of awards is April 16. Previous recipients are not eligible. For questions, contact Rebecca Hunter at a2hunterstudios@gmail.com.

One scholarship of $250 is available for a cello student of any level. Completed applications must be submitted along with two letters of support: one from the parent / guardian and one from the private teacher. Letters should address the family’s financial need as well as the personal and musical background of the student. Previous recipients are not eligible.

Three scholarships of $200 are available for students of any level, between the ages of 7 and 17 years of age at the time of camp. Students must have studied Suzuki piano with a registered Suzuki piano teacher for at least 6 months. The private teacher must be a current member of the Suzuki Association of America who has registered at least two units of teacher training beyond ECC. (i.e., Units 1 & 2). Completed applications must be submitted along with two letters of support. The parent / guardian letter should include a brief financial statement and address what Suzuki piano means to your family. The teacher letter should include details documenting student’s dedication to and achievement of skills in Suzuki piano studies. Previous recipients are not eligible. Questions may be directed to Susan Crosser at suecrosser@gmail.com.

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