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Kate Chittenden Memorial Scholarship for Summer Study

(for music majors)

The Department of Music is pleased to announce the Kate Chittenden Memorial Scholarship for assistance in summer study. All music majors, including graduating seniors and students who declare by the end of this semester, are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students who have not previously received support from this source. Students are urged to investigate worthy summer programs for performers and composers, programs of academic study or research at other institutions in this country and abroad, or programs of study that will assist in the development of new skills.

Students interested in applying should submit:

  1. A brief description of the proposed program of study, making clear the purpose for which the scholarship is sought.
  2. A letter of recommendation from his or her major professor or advisor.
  3. A list of expenses (tuition, room and board, travel, scores, etc.).
  4. Performers may be asked to prepare a brief audition. Composers should submit samples of scores and/or recordings of compositions.

Proposals, score/recording samples, and letter of recommendation should be submitted to MusicAwards@vassar.edu by noon on Monday, April 16, 2018.