John Belushi Orchestra Scholarship

The John Belushi Orchestra Scholarship was created to support an orchestra student. Established in 1983 from private donations in the name and memory of actor and comedian John Belushi and Second City, a Chicago-based comedic theatre group. Applicant must be a resident of District 502 (College of DuPage’s district), and have sufficient experience and background in the performing arts. Applicants must complete supplemental questions detailing their background and experience. Applicants must include two recommendations from educators and/or employers in order to complete the application process. Applicants are responsible for communicating with recommenders to ensure materials are submitted prior to the application deadline. Final candidates must audition with an instrumental solo in order to be considered for this award. Award: $1,000

Supplemental Questions
  1. What instrument do you play and for how long?
  2. What music ensembles or musical theater productions have you participated in during the last few years?
  3. Have you ever taken private lessons and, if so, for how long?
  4. What high school did you attend?
  5. What is your favorite type of music to play?
  6. Do you play another instrument?
  7. If awarded this scholarship, are you prepared to register for and play in the COD Chamber Orchestra?
  8. In order to arrange for your audition, please contact Prof. Mark Liu, within one week of your completed application.
  9. Recommendation Questionnaire
    • 1) Recommendation request: Please provide name and e-mail address of recommender
    • 2) Recommendation request: Please provide name and e-mail address of recommender
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