Hyechka is credited with making music education a regular part of the Tulsa Public Schools curriculum in its early years and continues to support music in the schools through its very active Civic Committee.
More than $24,500 in high school and collegiate scholarships is offered each year through Hyechka's Scholarship Program. At least one annual major fundraiser is conducted, along with two formal luncheon programs, the Silver Brunch (usually the first Wednesday in December) and the Spring Luncheon (usually thße first Wednesday in April).
Hyechka proudly announces its annual scholarship competitions, offering total awards of up to $24,500, to be held:
Collegiate students and teachers, please note the Chamber Music Tulsa Robert Heckman Collegiate Instrumental Scholarship, administered by Hyechka, and the new Laven Sowell Collegiate Vocal Scholarship: Except for the Jane Heard Clinton, limited to student members of Hyechka, and the Miriam Spindler Lynch, for student members of Hyechka or Tulsa Accredited Music Teachers Association, the scholarships are open to all individuals meeting the age, education and residency requirements.
Applicants must either have permanent residence or attend school within the quadrant bounded by I-35, I-40 and the state boundary lines. Specific questions should be directed to Scholarship Chairman Patricia Duncan, via email
For those teachers or students who are not Hyechka or student members and wish to become eligible to compete for the Jane Heard Clinton scholarship, contact Student Committee Chairman Ruth Reather via email, or Carleton James via email.