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Student Study Grants

Please note: Applications open annually on September 15th and are accepted via email or postmarked until November 15th. Applications received outside of these times will not be accepted.

The Greater Portland Flute Society is pleased to offer annual private lesson study grants to high school and middle school students in the amount of $300.00. The intent of this scholarship is to supplement tuition for private flute instruction with any GPFS member teacher. Selection of the grant recipients is via competitive application, and is based on financial need, teacher recommendation, and an essay expressing enthusiasm for and showing serious application to playing the flute. Students may receive the grant a maximum of three times.

To qualify, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a student in high school or middle school in Oregon;
  • Have played flute for at least one year with a school group or private flute instructor;
  • Declare financial need;
  • Answer questions about your interest in and and enthusiasm toward the study of the flute along with your accomplishments;
  • Provide a music teacher recommendation (band or private instructor);
  • Be studying with a current GPFS flute teacher, or select a current GPFS flute teacher to study with;

Qualified students interested in receiving a study grant should download the application below and complete all parts. Applications open annually on September 15th and are accepted via email or postmarked until November 15th. They can be completed on a computer and emailed to the Study Grant Coordinator, or printed, completed by hand, and mailed.

Applications can be downloaded below, and include the following parts:

  • Student Study Grant Application;
  • Parent Financial Statement; 
  • Music Teacher Recommendation, which includes a statement about the student's performance ability and financial need.

Notification of results will be sent by December 6th each year.  The grant check will be sent to the GPFS teacher of the student’s choice.  Grant recipients will receive a one-year complimentary GPFS Student membership, which includes the GPFS newsletter and admission to all GPFS sponsored events during the current year.

Application Email and Postmark Deadline: November 15th annually

Email entries to:
Study Grant Officer: Sandy Duffy Norman Email

Mail entries to:  Sandy Duffy Norman, 3395 Sunridge Drive So, Salem, OR, 97302

GPFS Study Grant Application

Application Form [docx]

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Portland, Oregon 
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