Who Can Apply: Benny Goodman was a clarinetist, composer, and bandleader driven by his talent and love of music. The Benny Goodman Foundation scholarship was established to support musical talent by awarding a scholarship to a student who is majoring in Jazz or Classical music with an emphasis in the Clarinet. The Benny Goodman Foundation was designed to identify deserving students who best exemplify his passion, drive and love for music. The selection committee will look for students who have a genuine passion for music, and who use their musical gifts and talents to enrich and inspire the lives of others and who will succeed in a career in music.
- Be attending any University of California or California State University in the fall.
- Have a grade point average of 3.0 in music classes
- Be majoring in music with an emphasis in jazz or classical (preference will be given to the clarinet musician)
- Have a genuine passion and talent for music and plan to pursue a career in music.
Submission: Essay: Please provide an essay of 500 words or less on the following topic: how has music played a role in your life and what are your future goals are in music.
Deadline: March 12, 2021