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Scholarships for Women

The Mary Jo Papich JEN Co-Founder Women in Jazz Scholarship

Established and funded in 2010 by Mary Jo Papich to honor Women in Jazz at the university level, and currently funded by the JEN Education Fund, this award honors a female jazz student who is positively contributing to the jazz industry.


$1,000 scholarship + 1 year eJEN membership + Certificate

JEN Conference registration

JEN Conference Travel/Lodging stipend up to $1500

Application deadline September 15th

Top of the Rock Peggy Gram Scholarship Fund

The Top of the Rock Peggy Gram Scholarship Fund provides scholarships specifically to women involved in Music Education or Vocal Performance Education at the secondary level to assist in the furtherance of their music education. Women who have completed at least one semester at the university level achieving at least 12 credits are eligible to apply for the scholarship to be awarded annually in the spring for the subsequent academic year.

  • Deadline: March 15, 2020

Women Band Directors International
Women Band Directors International (WBDI) offers scholarships to female college students majoring in music education with the intention of becoming band directors.

American Association of University Women
Fellowships and grants for graduate school. Application deadline: November

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