The Margery Aber Independent Learner Scholarship recognizes students who exemplify Margery's philosophy of each student developing the skills necessary to be a life-long learner. The scholarship recognizes Suzuki students over age 12 who demonstrate excellence in applying Suzuki principles to their daily life and musical practice.
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.
Scholarship interviews: The scholarship committee will review all applications and invite up to four candidates to attend a virtual interview. Virtual Interview dates will be announced shortly after the application round closes. If selected for an interview, you will receive an invitation via email approximately one week after the scholarship round closes from American Suzuki Foundation Board President, Heidi O'Brien, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reach out to email@example.com if accommodations are needed.
Timeline: April 14, 2021: Student completes and submits application and a musical resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Week of April 19, 2021: Finalists will be selected by the Scholarship Committee and invited for an interview. Week of April 26, 2021: Interviews with the ASF Scholarship Committee are conducted. Beginning of May: Winners are selected and contacted by the ASF Scholarship Committee.
Upon reward: A student that receives the Margery Aber Independent Learner Scholarship will be asked for their picture and a brief statement of the impact the award will have on their studies. This information could be used to promote the Aber Suzuki Center and the support provided by the American Suzuki Foundation.