SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT:up to $1,000.
BACKGROUND:The William Baar Memorial Scholarship was created in 1998 by then Illinois State treasurer Judy Baar Topinka, to honor her father’s memory. Mr. Baar was a longtime realtor who had a great love of music. The scholarship recognizes and assists students who intend to make music their career by focusing on either music performance and/or music education, and who plan to transfer to a four-year institution after graduating from Triton.
REQUIREMENTS: • A Music major focusing on either music performance and/or education. • Student wishing to go on for a four year degree. • Part-time or full-time student. • The application essay should document the applicant’s community service or volunteer experience (required for the award). • Priority will be given to students with the greatest financial need. • Recipients may be asked to meet with Mr. Baar’s family to discuss their progress in college courses.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:June 1.
CONTACT:Scholarship Office at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3044.
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