Colonel Jack H. Taylor U.S.A.F. (Retired) Jazz Studies Scholarship

  • Major: Music
  • Any medium of performance (Keyboard, Voice, Musical Instrument, or Composition)
  • Participant in the CSU, Chico Jazz Ensemble program (self identified on conditional app)
  • Admit status: first-time, transfer or continuing
  • Class level: undergraduate or graduate
  • Financial need
  • Music and Theatre Department requires an audition or interview

Jack Taylor was married to Ruth Rowland-Taylor, for whom our recital hall was named. He organized one of the first Pioneer Days bands in the 1930’s. This scholarship honors his contributions and is awarded by audition to an outstanding student in the Jazz program.