Endowed Funds

The endowed funds are scholarship funds established by named donors to assist talented and financially needy students. Endowed funds at Berklee range from the James David Harber Fund, established to perpetuate the memory of alumnus James David Harber by funding a scholarship for outstanding achievement by a percussionist demonstrating financial need, to the Jimi Hendrix Fund, awarded to an outstanding guitar student.

Following is a complete listing of the endowed funds.
 

484 Phi Alpha Scholarship Fund
to provide an opportunity for students from Cambridge, Massachusetts, to attend Berklee's summer program

Aerosmith Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a music business/management major

Alumni Scholarship
for a continuing student with outstanding potential and demonstrated financial need

Joseph Baptista Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a music productionand engineering major

Louie Bellson Scholarship
for outstanding achievement in performance

Scott Benson Scholarship
for outstanding achievement in songwriting

Lawrence and Alma Berk Fund
for the Superior Musician for outstanding musical achievement

Lee Eliot and Susan G. Berk Scholarship
for outstanding musical achievement

Lee Eliot Berk Endowed Music Business/Management Scholarship Fund
for an outstanding music business/management major at the college

Lee Eliot Berk Scholarship
for outstanding students with extenuating financial circumstances, preferably those who have made contributions to their community and whose personal recommendations are outstanding

Berklee City Music Scholarship Fund
for a financially and academically deserving Boston-area student to enter Berklee College of Music after successfully completing Berklee City Music's summer program

Fred Berman Memorial Scholarship
for outstanding performance ability demonstrated by an entering brass player

Claire Beskind Scholarship Fund
for an outstanding pianist

Billboard Endowed Scholarship Fund
for continuing students in recognition of academic and musical excellence

Jia Kennie Blackwell Memorial Scholarship
for talented female musicians in need of assistance to continue or begin their Berklee education

Boston Magazine Scholarship
for a Music Business/Management student in Heavy Rotation Records who is performing his or her Senior Practicum.

Boston Stock Exchange Scholarship
for academic and musical excellence

Boys Choir of Harlem Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a participant in the Berklee Gospel Choir

Fletcher Bright Scholarship
for an outstanding continuing student with an interest in music for strings

Nancy Brusger Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a music education and/or music therapy major

Gary Burton Endowed Performance Scholarship Fund
to provide an opportunity for students from the SoundArt program of Los Angeles to come to Berklee's summer program

Gary Burton Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a music education and/or music therapy major

Terri Lyne Carrington Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by female instrumentalists at the college

Michel Camilo Scholarship
for a young musician, either Dominican-born or of Dominican descent, with both exceptional talent and a passion for a career in music

Chicago Commercial Music Producer's Association Scholarship
for outstanding achievement in commercial arranging

George Angelo DeJoy Scholarship
for outstanding continuing or new students majoring in Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano or Voice who are from the New England region of the U.S.

Georges Delerue Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a film scoring major

Daniel Edge Memorial Scholarship Fund
for outstanding achievement in music production and engineering

Harry Ellis Dickson Endowed Scholarship
for students who participate in the Berklee City Music program

Henry Droz-WEA Endowed Scholarship
for sons or daughters of WEA employees

Mary Jane Earnhart Ellison Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a jazz pianist at the college

Epic Records Endowed Scholarship
in recognition of outstanding achievement by a music business/management major at the college

Faculty Scholarship
for continuing or returning students who evidence outstanding musical potential.

Alex Frank Scholarship
for a student with a strong interest in rock and roll and demonstrated financial need

Fundacion Banco Popular Scholarship Fund
for an outstanding student from Puerto Rico with demonstrated financial need

Steve Gadd Scholarship Fund
for an outstanding drummer

Daniel Lawrence Gavini Memorial Scholarship Fund
to provide an opportunity for students from Holliston High School to come to Berklee's summer program

Henry Grossman Memorial Scholarship
for outstanding achievement in music business/management

James David Harber Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a percussionist with demonstrated financial need

Roy Haynes Scholarship Fund
for outstanding achievement in performance

Jimi Hendrix Scholarship Fund
for talented guitar students

Stephen D. Holland Memorial Scholarship Fund
for talented guitar students

Raymond and Grace Hornfischer Endowed Scholarship Fund
for a continuing pianist with preference for a student from Connecticut

Hyatt Music Award
for outstanding vocal performance

Inouye Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
for an outstanding fifth-semester or higher music business/management major at the college

Japan Scholarship
for an outstanding Japanese student with financial need

Lennie Johnson Scholarship Fund
for students of outstanding musical ability and financial need

Elvin Jones Scholarship Fund
for outstanding achievement in performance

Quincy Jones Scholarship Fund
for composers/arrangers

Peter Kaleta Scholarship
for entering or continuing students who evidence outstanding musical potential and financial need

KAO Infosystems Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a music technology major

Robert Barnett Kaplan Scholarship
for a U.S. citizen and resident of Marshfield, Massachusetts, who demonstrates outstanding musical ability (preference given to composers)

W.S. Kenney Endowed Scholarship
to recognize aspiring young musicians with outstanding musical achievement and promise

Al Kooper/It Can Happen Scholarship
to support adaptive technology for physically challenged students attending the college

Korg Endowed Scholarship Fund
for music education majors

Koster Insurance Scholarship
for an outstanding Music Therapy student

Joyce Kulhawik Endowed Scholarship Fund
for students who participate in the Berklee City Music Program

Cleo Laine/John Dankworth Scholarship Fund
for vocalists

Lester Lanin Endowed Scholarship Fund
for outstanding students with demonstrated financial need

Greg Larkin Scholarship
for talented and deserving clarinet or woodwind principals at the college

William G. Leavitt Memorial Scholarship Fund
for talented guitarists

Richard Levy Scholarship Fund
for composers

Jack Maher Scholarship
for outstanding achievement in songwriting

Arif Mardin Scholarship
for continuing students with outstanding composition and arranging skills in the Professional Writing Division

MBNA Scholarship
for outstanding achievement demonstrated by a professional music major at the college

Andy McGhee Scholarship
for an outstanding saxophonist

Robert McHugh Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a student demonstrating extenuating financial circumstances

Phoebe Zaslove Milligan Memorial Scholarship Fund
for students who exemplify great passion, intensity, and ambition for music

Millican Endowed Scholarship
for outstanding achievement in the area of orchestral composition incorporating American musical influences in the Gershwin tradition

Mix Magazine Music TEC Award
for outstanding achievement in music technology

Stan Monteiro Scholarship
for an outstanding saxophonist

Robert and Helen Morgan Scholarship
for a graduating senior from the High School for Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas with a demonstrated financial need who plans to enroll at Berklee College of Music

Solomon Munjack Endowed Scholarship
for outstanding continuing students with demonstrated financial need

Albert A. Natale Scholarship Fund
for continuing students who demonstrate outstanding performance as a trumpet principal

Norm Nathan Scholarship
for outstanding achievement in jazz studies

National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Award (NARAS)
for outstanding achievement in music technology

Network Expos Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a participant in the Berklee Gospel Choir

John Neves Scholarship Fund
for acoustic bass players with financial need

Newbury Comics Music Business Scholarship Fund
for a single fifth-semester student with oustanding academics and demonstrated financial need

Roderick Nordell Scholarship
to provide internships to deserving students to enhance skills in performance, composition, technology, teaching, or business through experiential learning.

Charlie Parker Scholarship Fund
to a continuing saxophone player with demonstrated financial need, academic promise, and outstanding musicianship in instrumental jazz performance

Herb Pomeroy Endowed Scholarship Fund
for continuing students who demonstrate outstanding arranging or composition skills

Professional Music Endowed Scholarship Fund
for outstanding achievement as a professional music major

Public Service through Music Endowed Scholarship
for continuing students' contributions to the Public Service through Music Program

Max Roach Scholarship
for outstanding achievement in performance and/or composition

Roland Award
for outstanding achievement in music synthesis

Henry Schniewind Scholarship Fund
for outstanding older students

Mary Jane and William Schultz Scholarship
for outstanding students who demonstrate financial need

Robert Share Memorial Scholarship Fund
for international students with financial need

Howard Shore Endowed Scholarship
for outstanding students who demonstrate financial need

Joseph Smith Scholarship
for outstanding achievement in music business/management

Harris Stanton Scholarship Fund
for outstanding guitarists

Don Sterling Scholarship Fund
for outstanding musicians with financial need

Jesse Stone Scholarship Fund
established by Atlantic Records for minority pianists

Livingston Taylor Endowed Scholarship Fund
for an outstanding student interested in performing, writing, or composing contemporary popular music

TDK Endowed Scholarship Fund
for continuing students majoring in music technology or performance

Technics Endowed Scholarship Fund
for outstanding achievement by a piano principal who demonstrates academic promise

Yale Thompson Memorial Scholarship Fund
for an outstanding music production and engineering major with first preference for a returning senior student

Sarah Vaughan Scholarship
for outstanding students in recognition of the contributions of African Americans to contemporary music and the importance of providing scholarships enabling outstanding musicians to attain an education at Berklee College of Music

Joseph E. Viola Scholarship Fund
for outstanding woodwind performance

Oliver A. D. Wagmann Memorial Scholarship
for an outstanding vocalist demonstrating academic excellence at the college

Sadao Watanabe Scholarship
for outstanding musical achievement

Frederick Cameron Weber Memorial Scholarship Fund
for students with promising musical ability and financial need

Jimmie Webster Memorial Scholarship
for an outstanding continuing student

Wes Wehmiller Memorial Scholarship Fund
for an electric bassist who has achieved an outstanding record at the college

Phil Wilson Endowed Scholarship Fund
for demonstrated outstanding performance as a brass principal

Chris Yeoman Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a percussionist

Yo Team Award
for outstanding contribution to Yo Team productions at the Berklee Performance Center

Youth Concerts at Symphony Hall
for composers

Emanuel Zambelli Scholarship Fund
for piano performance in the classical genre

Zildjian Endowed Berklee City Music Award
for outstanding musicianship by a percussionist attending the SYSTEM 5 Summer Performance Program

Armand Zildjian Award
for outstanding percussionists

Avedis Zildjian Memorial Scholarship Fund
for outstanding percussionists

Sylvia M. Zunz Scholarship
for students that have a demonstrated interest in and talent for singing Great American Songbook music

Cliff Brodsky Scholarship
for an outstanding singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist with a commitment to socially-conscious music

Goodermote Family Scholarship
for an outstanding music production & engineering, songwriting or performance major with demonstrated financial need

Gotcher Scholarship
for Berklee City Music students to attend the summer program

Tony Guadagno Memorial Scholarship
for an outstanding bassist with a passion for rock and roll

William Randolph Hearst Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a single or dual major in the Music Technology Division

Johnson Challenge Scholarship
for outstanding Berklee City Music students with demonstrated financial need

Justin Kantor Award
for outstanding students participating in an internship

Brian MacSwain Scholarship
for entering or continuing students with demonstrated financial need

Music and Youth Initiative Scholarship
for Berklee City Music students to attend the summer program

New Opportunity Scholarship
for talented entering or continuing students with demonstrated financial need

Gary Ogan Scholarship
for outstanding achievement by a music production & engineering or electronic production & design major

Timothy B. Schmit Scholarship
for an outstanding bassist

Mark Fremont Turner Scholarship
for an outstanding saxophonist

Joyce Alexander Wein Scholarship
for an outstanding student with demonstrated financial need