The Earl and Alvina Aber Family Scholarship seeks to recognize families who demonstrate excellence in applying Suzuki principles to their family life and musical practice. Aber Suzuki families having one currently enrolled Aber student 12 years of age or younger are encouraged to apply.
Ready to Apply?
The American Suzuki Foundation Scholarship Committee is excited to learn more about your Suzuki musical journey and accomplishments. We invite you to apply for a merit-based scholarship by following these steps. Also be sure to read additional timeline and award information below.
Click to complete your musical resume. Please highlight how your family and your Suzuki student demonstrate the Suzuki philosophy in your musical studies and family life. Please demonstrate to the Scholarship Committee how you share music with others. Demonstrate how music positively impacts you and/or your family. (Note: It is expected that the parents will complete the musical resume with input from their young learner.)
Have your student submit a color poster responding to the theme "Music Lifts Me Up!" The poster should be drawn on an 8 x 11 piece of white card stock with markers or paint. (No charcoal, pastels or pencils, please.) Submit the poster to the Aber Suzuki Center office no later than March 20, 2022.
Timeline: March 20, 2022: Student completes and submits application and music resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. April 4 - April 15, 2022: Finalists selected by the Scholarship Committee. Week of April 18, 2022: Winners will be contacted by ASF Scholarship Committee. April 30, 2022: Festival Concert and formal announcement of scholarship winners.
Upon Award A family that receives the Earle and Alvina Aber Family Scholarship will be asked for a family picture and a brief statement of the impact the award will have on the family’s musical studies. This information could be used to promote the Aber Suzuki Center and the support provided by the American Suzuki Foundation.