Shellist Music Scholarship
LORELEI SHELLIST ENDOWMENT TO THE ARTS
Shellist Music Scholarship at San Diego Mesa College
This endowed fund was created by Lorelei Shellist, family, & friends, in honour of her parents Bernie and Rita Shellist, lifelong professional musicians from the “Big Band” era.
Shellist Music Endowed Scholarship is for a students whose goals are to become a professional musicians. The ideal candidates will be passionate about music, and have Music Studies as a declared major, or earning a Certificate of Performance in Music Composition, Music Technology or Music Theory.
To be eligible for a scholarship students must:
- Have a financial need, defined through an essay describing financial need
- Be enrolled in at least 6 units the Spring Semester when applying for the scholarship
- Have completed at least 9 units at Mesa, with a GPA of 3.0, and enroll in at least 6 units at Mesa in the following Fall and Spring Semesters
- To receive the scholarship for Spring Semester, the student must earn at least a 3.0 GPA and have successfully completed 6 units in Fall Semester.
- Have an education plan in place
- Provide 2 recommendations from faculty from the Music Program
- A Mesa Professorial committee and Lorelei Shellist will pick the recipient of the scholarship.