Gary Wilmer RAMI Music Scholarships available

Gary Wilmer RAMI Music Scholarships available

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High school seniors planning to major in music or music education at college may be interested in applying for the Gary S. Wilmer RAMI Music Scholarship. The annual award is made in memory of Gary S. Wilmer, who was active in the local music industry until his death in 1994. Wilmer graduated from East High School and Rockford College, founded RAMM magazine and the RAMI Music Awards, and was an active volunteer for On The Waterfront.

Scholarship applicants must be graduating seniors in Boone or Winnebago County who plan to pursue a degree in music or music education. Applicants must be nominated by a music teacher, be involved in school or community music groups and include an audiotape with their application materials. Completed applications must be received at the Rockford Community Foundation by March 1. For more information or an application form, visit the Foundation’s website at www.rkfdcomfoundation.org or call Deborah Fransen at (815) 962-2110, ext. 12.

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