Philanthropy in the School of Music

For over 150 years, the Illinois Wesleyan School of Music has enjoyed a national reputation for producing talented musicians, vocalists, composers, and music educators. Our programs offer transformative experiences that help students grow into inspiring musicians and well-rounded individuals through rigorous training and the acquisition of comprehensive knowledge and skills – all of which is made possible through the generous support of Illinois Wesleyan alumni, parents, and friends.

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Ways to Support

Director's Scholarship Fund
With the Director’s recommendation, awarded to musicians who demonstrate exceptional ability. Gifts to this fund are combined to generate these top awards.

General School of Music Scholarships
General scholarships ensure the continuation of high-quality music education from our distinguished faculty, regardless of financial situations.

Annually Funded Music Scholarships ($2,500 minimum)
These funds exist through annual contributions for the purpose of awarding annual scholarship to a student in need that meets said scholarship's requirements. Naming options are available. 

Endowed Music Scholarships ($25,000 minimum)
School of Music endowed funds are permanent funds that provide scholarship support in perpetuity. Naming options are available. Read more about Endowed Funds.

Learn about all the ways you can make your gift at ways to give.


View the Summer 2021 School of Music Newsletter