Shellist Music Endowed Memorial Scholarship

UPDATED 2020/2021

Bernie and Rita Shellist shared a passion for music. She was a vocalist, he played the lead trombone in the Mesa performance groups for 25 years. The scholarship is for a student whose goal is to become a professional musician.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must have a 3.0 (B) GPA
  • Must be enrolled at least part-time at Mesa College
  • Must be returning to mesa college in the fall
  • Must major in one of the following areas: Music

Award funds will be disbursed:
Half Next Fall (Aug/Sept) / Half Next Spring (Feb/Mar)
Scholarship funds are available four to six weeks after the start of the semester.

$250 - $500
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please share the following: 1. Your educational journey and future career goals. 2. Any challenges you have overcome. 3. What it would mean to you to receive this scholarship. You do not need to include every detail, but please try to address each part of the question (your goals, challenges overcome, and what it would mean to you). (500 words)
  2. Please provide a link to a video of a musical audition.