William Baar Memorial Scholarship/Triton College Foundation - Application Opens April 15th for Fall


BACKGROUND: The William Baar Memorial Scholarship was created in 1998 by then Illinois State treasurer Judy Baar Topinka, to honor her father’s memory. Mr. Baar was a longtime realtor who had a great love of music. The scholarship recognizes and assists students who intend to make music their career by focusing on either music performance and/or music education, and who plan to transfer to a four-year institution after graduating from Triton.

• Music major focusing on either music performance and/or education
• Student wishing to go on for a four year degree
• Part-time or full-time student
• An essay is required – see topic below
• Priority will be given to students with the greatest financial need
• Recipients may be asked to meet with Mr. Baar’s family to discuss their progress in college courses

*This scholarship will begin accepting applications on April 15th. Please mark your calendars to apply during the specified application period.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Insert an essay outlining your community service and/or volunteer experiences.