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    Micky Golomb Memorial Scholarship

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    Offered by The Jazz Society of Fairfield County

    Reviewed by Zach SkillingsLast updated Apr 4, 2024
    Multiple awards worth up to


    Grade level

    High School Seniors & College Freshmen

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    May 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a budding jazz musician living in Fairfield County, Connecticut? If so, we strongly encourage you to apply for the Micky Golomb Memorial Scholarship! The Jazz Society of Fairfield County offers up to $5,000 for tuition assistance to students who are enrolled in a music degree program and dedicated to pursuing a career in jazz performance and/or jazz education.

    About Micky Golomb

    Myron “Micky” Golomb was a well-regarded saxophonist, educator and habitué of the Jazz Society’s Thursday evening sessions. The Society established the scholarship to honor Micky’s memory through financial support of deserving student musicians in Fairfield County.

    About The Jazz Society of Fairfield County

    The Jazz Society's mission is to enrich the cultural life of Fairfield County by promoting the performance and appreciation of jazz music. They have partnered with Kids Empowered by Your Support, Inc. (KEYS Music) in Bridgeport and the Westport Public Schools to bring world-class artists into the community to help establish the next generation of jazz enthusiasts and performers.

    Eligibility information

    To be eligible, students must be enrolled in or accepted to a full-time degree program in jazz performance and/or jazz education at an accredited institution of higher learning. Students must also reside in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

    Grade Level

    High School Seniors & College Freshmen


    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA

    Academic Interest

    Visual & Performing Arts, Music




    Fairfield County

    Application information

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    Essay Prompt

    What are your music career goals?

    Maximum 250 words


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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents and DACA students.

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The Micky Golomb Memorial Scholarship winner will be announced: June 30, 2024.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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