For the Love of Music

The Women’s Symphony League of Tyler is honored to announce the For the Love of Music Scholarship. The $500.00 scholarship is awarded annually by the Women’s Symphony League of Tyler and the Junior Symphony League of Tyler.

The For the Love of Music Scholarship shall be awarded to a beginning music student age eighteen or older and are not currently attending a university as a music major, who has never studied music or has had six months or less of private instrumental or vocal lessons, The Scholarship will be distributed to the recipient’s approved teacher on a monthly basis until the sum of $500.00 is depleted. Funds must be used within one year from the date it is awarded.

The selection committee for the For the Love of Music Scholarship is comprised of select members of the Women’s Symphony League of Tyler. All applicants must meet all the Rules, Guidelines, and Criteria to be considered, as the items required in the Application Packet are weighted equally and the awarding of the scholarship is based only on these components.

The For the Love of Music Scholarship winner will be announced in May, 2017.


APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2017 and DUE NO LATER THAN MARCH 1, 2017


The applicant must be a legal resident of Smith County, Texas, and currently beginning a music student, who has had six (6) months or less of private music instruction. This $500 scholarship is to provide private instrumental or vocal lessons. The scholarship will be distributed to the recipient’s approved teacher on a monthly basis until the sum of $500 is depleted. Funds must be used within one year of the date it is awarded.

Please include the following in your completed packet:

  • Completed and Signed For the Love of Music Application
  • Two letters of recommendation.  Please download the Letter of Recommendation Form
  • Personal Essay written by applicant consisting of a minimum of 250 words including thoughts on: “Why you would like to study music?”
  • Recent school type photograph
  • Non-refundable $10.00 administration fee payable to the Women’s Symphony League of Tyler

Your application Packet must be complete to be considered for the Scholarship.

Please mail your Application Packet to:

Women’s Symphony League of Tyler
For the Love of Music Scholarship
P.O. Box 6823
Tyler, TX 75711

Submissions may be hand delivered to:

East Texas Symphony Office
For the Love of Music Scholarship
107 E. Erwin St.
Tyler, TX 75702

 (If the $10.00 administrative fee presents a financial hardship, please contact the WSL office.)

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You may also complete and email the application electronically.  Note:  if the application opens in your browser and does not allow you to fill out the fields, please download the application to your computer first, and then you will be able to fill it out and use the email button in the form to submit it.

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For more information

Email:  scholarships@wsltyler.org