Worcester AGO is pleased to offer each year a number of Will Sherwood Scholarships to provide aid and support to those wishing to study the organ with a local teacher. Awarded in the amount of $500 to be applied toward lessons, the scholarship also includes a year-long membership in the American Guild of Organists (including subscription to The American Organist monthly publication) and participation in a recital presented by scholarship recipients held in May.

To view the rules and procedures for the scholarship program, click HERE.

The teacher recommendation form can be downloaded HERE.

A list of past scholarship recipients can be found HERE.

Scholarship Application Form
Due March 1, 2020

Note: Your teacher’s recommendation form must also be returned by March 1 – please alert them accordingly. You will be able to upload a headshot photo (jpg) and biography (pdf or doc) with your application below; scholarship winners will have their photos and bios posted on our website. If you have any questions or issues, please let us know.

First Name *

Last Name *

Address: *

City: *

State: *

Postal Code: *

Email *

Phone *

Why do you want to study the organ?

Do you have previous piano or organ experience? If yes, how long and describe.

Have you studied other instruments or voice? How long and describe?

Do you have any additional musical experience either in school or in the community? Please describe.

What musical pieces are your currently studying/practicing?

Do you have any long-term musical goals or dreams? Please describe.

Please let us know any other information that may be relevant to your scholarship application.

Name of WorcAGO Member teacher you are or plan to study with.

Attach Headshot:
Attach Short Bio for our website:

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