• Must be a December 2015 High School Graduate (1st year college student) or May 2016 graduate.
  • Must provide:
    • Letter of Recommendation from the Band or Fine Arts Director
    • Letter of Recommendation from School Administrator or School Counselor 
    • Must have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average
    • Copy of Letter of Acceptance from College/University of choice
  • Complete the Scholarship Application
  • Submit a 1-page essay detailing the importance of this award, expected use of the funds, future goals and a notarized commitment to return in 2017 for a personal update, (i.e. how did the award help in the first year in the attainment of his/her goals) and a personal performance on a date agreed upon between the recipient and committee  
  • Official High School transcript.
  • Applicant's photo

Completed application packages must be postmarked on or before August 31, 2016

Please return completed application packages to:

Grants and Scholarships
Conrad O. Johnson Music and Fine Arts Foundation
1320 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002


2016 Scholarship Recipients

Jelicia Hunt

Jelicia Hunt

Jari McCoy

Jari McCoy

2015 Scholarship Recipient

Kirk Phelps
North Shore Senior High School
Houston, TX


2011 Scholarship Recipients

Marcus D. Bell
Westbury Christian High School
Houston, TX
Instrument: Tenor Saxophone
University: Prairie View A&M


Mar'Keda Gould
Atascocita High School
Humble, TX
Instrument: Trumpet
University: Wiley College

Oren J. Forest
Humble City High School
Humble, TX
Instrument: Trumpet
University: Wiley College


Vincent B. Morris
North Shore Senior High School
Houston, TX
Instrument: Piano/Clarinet
University: North Texas State


2011 Rheuben-Allen Saxophone Winner

Chelsia Blackmon

2000 Original Scholarship Recipients

Brian Thompson, Tomeka Jackson, Shantrice Holly
Willowridge High School