Music Scholarships

The York College Music Program offers the Dennis Moorman Scholarship and Kenneth G. Adams Scholarship to current students majoring in music.
Students in performance at a senior recital.

Students performing as part of a senior recital project.

Kenneth G. Adams Scholarship

The Kenneth G. Adams Scholarship was established in memory of Kenneth Adams, Professor of Music at York College.  The scholarship provides talented and deserving students with the opportunity to pursue a music education with emphasis in music performance and music education.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a Full-time student majoring in Music
  • Minimum of 3.25 GPA or higher at the time of application
  • Live in the Tri-State Area
  • Must be a Upper Sophomore to Lower Senior
  • Able to read music, sing or play an instrument with an emphasis in Music Performance and/or Music Education

How to apply:

  • Head to the York College Scholarship Center to submit your application.
  • Submit your essay as part of the application (Essay topic: Why Did You Decide to Major in Music?)
  • Include two letters of recommendation from faculty members (one letter must be from a York College Department of Performing & Fine Arts faculty member.)
  • Provide documentation of student eligibility.

Dennis Moorman Scholarship

The Dennis Moorman Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Dennis Moorman, Professor of Music at York College. This scholarship provides talented and deserving students with the opportunity to pursue a music education with emphasis in Jazz.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must major in Music
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of application
  • Preferably lives in the Tri-State area
  • Must be a Lower Junior to Lower Senior
  • Able to read music, sing or play an instrument with an emphasis in Jazz

How to apply:

  • Head to the York College Scholarship Center to submit your application.
  • Submit your essay as part of the application (Essay topic: Why Did You Decide to Major in Music?)
  • Include two letters of recommendation from faculty members (one letter must be from a York College Department of Performing & Fine Arts faculty member.)
  • Provide documentation of student eligibility.

Past Recipients

Kenneth G. Adams Scholarship

  • Dominique Jones (2012)
  • Kunal Singh (2013)
  • David Morales (2014)
  • Daijha Rabalais (2017)
  • Eleftherios Taliakos (2018)

Dennis Moorman Scholarship

  • Stephon Clay (2013)
  • Steven Morris (2014)
  • James Ronco (2014-15)
  • Gabriele Grassia (2018)