Ted Kohler Music Scholarship

The Ted Kohler Music Scholarship benefits Calistoga students who are committed to music and wish to advance their musical development. The scholarship can be used to pay for activities such as music lessons or summer camp, or for college tuition (where the student demonstrates their desire to continue their musical education). The Ted Kohler Scholarship was established in 1997 to promote musical participation and aspirations in honor of Ted, who upon retirement from San Francisco State University, became a full-time musician and leader of the Napa Valley Jazz Band. He encouraged people of all ages to express themselves musically.

Download a PDF of the Guidelines & Application Requirements

Who’s Eligible?

Candidate must be:

  • Resident of Calistoga
  • Calistoga Junior-Senior High School students enrolled in grades 7-12 or high school graduate

Previous recipients are eligible to apply again in subsequent years

Award Amount:


Application Requirements:

  • Completed online application
  • Upload a statement explaining how you would use the scholarship (150 words or less)
  • If you are a previous recipient of the scholarship, please also describe how you used this scholarship last year and how it enabled you to continue your musical education (150 words or less)
  • Name of school, camp, music teacher or music program you are applying to
  • Cost of attendance
  • Amount needed for assistance
Download a PDF of these requirements

Contact Us

For questions regarding scholarships, contact Lupe Reyes or Jessica Rodriguez at (707) 254-9565 or scholarships@napavalleycf.org

Si tiene preguntas o necesita ayuda en español sobre las becas, llame a Lupe Reyes o Jessica Rodriguez al número (707) 254-9565 o mándenos un correo electrónico a scholarships@napavalleycf.org

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