SCHOLARSHIPS

The Hyechka Scholarship Program was established in 1945 with a single award of less than $500. Today Hyechka offers a variety of scholarship awards ranging from $500 to $6,000, in total almost $24,000. While some specific scholarships are restricted to Hyechka Student Members (see Student Department), most are open to any serious musician who lives or studies in Northeastern Oklahoma, an area bounded by I-35 on the West, the Kansas-Oklahoma border on the North, the Arkansas-Oklahoma border on the South, and I-40 on the South.

Following are the list of scholarships offered:

Patti Johnson Wilson piano for collegiate level students
1st Place:
$2,000
 
2nd Place:
$500
 
Laven Sowell vocal for collegiate level students
1st Place:
$2,000
 
2nd Place:
$500
 
Robert Heckman orchestral (except piano) for collegiate level students
1st Place:
$2000
 
2nd Place:
$500
 
Hyechka vocal for high school seniors
$4000
 
Burkhart strings for high school seniors
$4,000
 
Jane Heard Clinton all disciplines for High school seniors (Hyechka students only)
$6,000
     
Debbi Turner woodwind for high school sophomores and juniors  
$500
   
Lynne Ellen Sullivan Kelly vocal for high school Juniors             
$1000
   
Miriam Spindler Lynch piano for high school juniors (students of Hyechka or TAMTA teachers only)
$500

The competitions will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at The University of Tulsa Lorton Performance Center, Meinig Recital Hall.

Watch this space for applications and contest rules, soon to be announced. Contact Scholarship Committee Chair Patricia Goble Duncan at pgobledunc@aol.com for further information. 

Three of the 2017 Student Scholarship Recipients
Left to Right: Abigail Rose Terrill, Johnathan Hatley and Katayla Mongold