Diane M. Dempster-Gross Memorial Music Scholarship

Application Available: November 1
Application Deadline: February 1
Final Determinations: April 15

BACKGROUND: This scholarship fund was established in 2019 by family and friends in memory of Diane and her love of the flute.

PURPOSE: The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist graduating North, East or West High School senior music majors in their pursuit of a post-secondary education at an accredited two or four-year college/university.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Applicants must be graduating seniors from East High School in Sioux City, Iowa; North High School in Sioux City, Iowa; or West High School in Sioux City, Iowa and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Applicants must have participated in music extracurricular school and/or community activities.

SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection of recipients is based on such factors as school and/or community service activities, music activities and essay evaluation. Preference is given to instrumental music majors.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $1,000, not renewable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application must be received by the February 1 deadline and must include the following:

• Completed online application
• Essay
• One (1) “Character Counts” recommendation
• Official high school transcript

This scholarship is a part of the SCF common application.  Click here to apply.