Instrumental Student Scholarships

The West Michigan Concert Winds and the Community Foundation for Muskegon County are proud to offer a variety of scholarships to middle and high school students. Instrumental players living and attending schools in Muskegon County in grades 6-8 and grade 12 are eligible.

2024 Scholarship Awards

HS Seniors (from a Muskegon County HS only) that will be going into Music

  • There is up to $3700 in scholarships available this year - 2024


  • 2-$250 MS Scholarships to Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

High School Seniors, who attend a HS in Muskegon County planning to study music at the college/university level are eligible for one of the several grants which may be distributed on a one-time or multi-year basis.

Audition Requirements – Band or Orchestra Students

High School 12th grade ONLY - prepared Solo with accompaniment, if possible.

Application & Deadline

High School Applications are due April 16th, 2024!

In-person Audition

In Person Auditions will be April 18 & 25, 2024 between 4:00-6:00pm at Muskegon Community College at the Music Building in Suite 1210. 

Please first email your

Scholarship Application Form

to and you will be contacted to set up an audition date and time.

Apply Online by April 16th, 2024.

High School Online Application

Middle school scholarships are subsidies for those wishing to attend Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake, Michigan.

Middle School (6th - 8th)No Audition is required – however you MUST have a letter of recommendation from your band director must be submitted with your application.

Middle School Applications are due April 26th, 2024!

Scholarship Application Form

Please email it to:

Apply Online by April 26th, 2024

Middle School Scholarship Online Application


  • High School Application due: April 16th, 2024.
  • Middle School Application due: April 26th, 2024.

Please download and fill out the Scholarship Application Form and e-mail or mail to:

[email protected]


Scholarship Auditions
15310 Oak Point Dr.
Spring Lake, MI 49456

Apply Online

Middle School Online Application due by April 26th, 2024

High School Online Application due by April 16th, 2024


If you have any questions, please contact:

Gail A, Brechting
Conductor/Music Director
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Scholarships are provided By

West Michigan Concert WINDS & The Darrell H. and Rosaline M. Smith Fund, and the John L. Wheeler Memorial Scholarship Fund of the Community Foundation for Muskegon County.

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