Scholarship News

Kenton Dick Named the 20th Jimmy Lyons Scholar to Berklee

August 23, 2016

The 18-year-old saxophonist and composer from Nanaimo, British Columbia, is the first Canadian recipient of the Lyons Award.

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Students practice at Berklee Global Jazz Workshop at Newport Jazz Festival

High School Students Learn from Masters at Newport Jazz Workshops

August 19, 2016

At the recent Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival, some 40 high school student musicians spent a week learning from their heroes.

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Danilo Pérez, Seung-Ho Jang, Anthony Fung, and Eric Blanquicet on stage at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

Students Perform at 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

August 19, 2016

At the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival, high school students with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Newport Jazz Workshop performed on the stage after a week of intensive classes.

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Boston Globe: Local Student Surprised with Full Scholarship to Berklee

August 17, 2016

When Junilda “Muñeca” Diaz, an 18-year-old Charlestown, Massachusetts resident, played bass in the Berklee City Music program’s annual scholarship concert, she was surprised to hear that there was an extra scholarship—and couldn’t believe that it was awarded to her.

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Berklee City Music Awards Eight Full-Tuition Scholarships

August 11, 2016

Emceed by actor and comedian Sinbad, the City Music scholarship presentation came at the conclusion of the Berklee Five-Week Summer Performance Program, the last hurdle for scholarship winners to clear before beginning their college careers.

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2016 Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded

July 21, 2016

Teen musicians from Muskogee, Oklahoma, and Chicago, Illinois, have received scholarships through Berklee's partnership with iconic music festival Lollapalooza.

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Berklee's MMI and Iberia Take Paco de Lucía's Guitar on Tour and Create Documentary, Scholarship

June 28, 2016

La Guitarra Vuela (The Guitar Flies) was produced by Javier Limón of Berklee’s Mediterranean Music Institute in cooperation with Iberia airlines, which sponsored not only a trip but also documentary and two full scholarships for guitarists from Spain or Latin America to attend Berklee’s Five-Week Summer Performance Program.

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Berklee's Three A. R. Rahman Scholarship Winners Represent Slice of India's Boundless Musical Talent

June 9, 2016

Berklee and the Berklee India Exchange presented more than half a million dollars in full-tuition scholarships to three artists: Ronojit Chaliha, Sarthak Mudgal, and Aman Sagal.

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Berklee Awards Three Full-Tuition Scholarships to Indian Musicians at Mumbai Ceremony and Concert

May 25, 2016

Berklee President Roger H. Brown and others from the college were in Mumbai in May 2016 to award the Berklee A. R. Rahman Scholarship, which covers tuition for four years at Berklee, to three talented musicians: guitarist Aman Sagar, pianist Ronojit Chaliha, and percussionist Sarthak Mudgal.  

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Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation Awards Juan Luis Guerra Scholarship to Colombian Pianist

May 11, 2016

Juan Luis Guerra chooses a student pianist from Colombia to receive a scholarship in his name with a maximum value of $200,000.

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Berklee Announces 2016–17 Tuition and Fees

December 21, 2015

Berklee's Board of Trustees has approved new tuition and fees for the 2016–17 academic year. 

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Juan Luis Guerra Scholarship to be Presented in Conjunction with the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation

December 15, 2015

Latin Music Student with Financial Hardship Will Receive a Four-Year Scholarship 

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Vans Welcomes 2015 Recipient of the Off the Wall Berklee Scholarship

December 14, 2015

Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, is honored to support music education with the Vans Berklee Off the Wall Scholarship, a four-year award covering tuition, room and board for a talented, young musician.

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Students Entering Global Jazz Graduate Program to Receive Full-Tuition Grants

November 13, 2015

Beginning with the fall 2016 class, all 20 students accepted into Berklee College of Music’s master of music in contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) program will be awarded full-tuition grants.

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City Music Gala Raises $2 Million for Life-Changing Program

November 5, 2015

Boston’s philanthropic community came out in force for Berklee’s 21st annual Encore Gala to benefit the Berklee City Music program on Saturday, October 24, 2015.

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2015 Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded

July 15, 2015

Musicians from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Chicago, Illinois, have been awarded scholarships through an ongoing partnership between Berklee and the Lollapalooza festival.

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Berklee Awards 18 Full Scholarships at City Music Concert

August 14, 2014

On August 12 at the Berklee Performance Center, 18 students were awarded full scholarships to Berklee College of Music.

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Vans Berklee Off the Wall Scholarship Awarded to Singer-Songwriter

July 21, 2014

Vans and Berklee announce that Miette Hope-Goldman, 17-year-old singer-songwriter, has been named the first recipient of the Vans Berklee Off the Wall Scholarship—a four-year award covering tuition, room, and board.

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2014 Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded, Oyinda to Perform at Festival

July 14, 2014

An ongoing partnership between Lollapalooza and Berklee has resulted in scholarship awards for 10 outstanding musicians since 2011. Jackie Foster is the 2014 recipient of the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship, a four-year, full tuition award, and Aidan Simmons has been awarded the Berklee Lollapalooza Five-Week Scholarship to attend this summer. The partnership also gives alumna artist Oyinda the opportunity to perform on one of Lollapalooza’s main stages.

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Vans and Berklee Partner to Offer Full Scholarship

February 4, 2014

Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, and Berklee announce the founding of the Vans Berklee Off The Wall Scholarship—a four-year award covering full tuition, room, and board.

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