The following list of scholarships is available for our senior class members. Please click the buttons under each for information.
SYO - OPSO Community Music Scholarship
Due february 14, 2024
A $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to assist in furthering a student's musical education. Applicants must be a member in good standing of the SYO, and must be in 10th or 11th grade in school. All applicants must intend to continue in the SYO.
Christopher T. and Carmen Hughes Memorial Scholarship
Due February 14, 2024
This award is presented to a high school senior planning to study music in college, or an under class student planning to continue in SYO.
In Recognition of Ellen Buxton, one of the SYO Founders
DUE February 14, 2024
This $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to assist in furthering a student's studies in the field of music education. The applicant must be a member in good standing of the SYO, with a minimum of three (3) years of participation. This scholarship is offered to seniors in high school only.
Nan Ackerman Memorial Scholarship Competition
application deadline: Wednesday, march 13, 2024
competition date: saturday, april 13, 2024
The scholarship competition is open to all 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders who also meet one of the following requirements:
- Attends the Orchard Park High School or who is a resident of Orchard Park and attends a public or private school.
- Is an immediate family member of an Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra (OPSO) musician or is a member of the OPSO.
- Is a student in grades 9th - 12th who is sponsored by an Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra (OPSO) member.
- Is a member of the Southtowns Youth Orchestra (SYO)