The Witzel Family Foundation is based in Sheridan Wyoming, founded in 2007 by Sarah “Sally” E. Witzel in honor of and to further the charitable purposes of Curly, John and Sarah Witzel The primary purpose of the Foundation is the promotion of charitable, educational functions.
The Foundation provides educational scholarships and other means of financial support for students from Sheridan County who attend accredited universities, colleges, vocational schools, and well established educational institutions offering post-high school education, including educational organizations identified by the founder Sarah E. Witzel, and by the Directors, with special consideration to and preference to (but not restricted to) assistance to students who have special needs, and students who pursue interests in music education.
This legacy provides educational scholarships and other means of financial support for students of Sheridan County Wyoming who attend accredited universities, colleges, vocational schools, and other well established educational institutions offering post- secondary education for students pursuing a musical education or students who have special needs.
After evaluation by the Foundation's Board of Directors, grants and scholarships will be awarded to special needs students, or students pursuing music education. On a case by case basis, the Foundation may fund presentations by visiting artists, or assist with purchase of musical instruments for local schools.
Our vision is to make music lessons available to students (grades 3-12) who otherwise cannot afford them.Download application
The Witzel Family Foundation grants scholarships to a high school senior with an identified learning disability pursuing post-secondary education/training. The ideal candidate is a high school senior who:
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Witzel Academy is a partnership with Sheridan College and provides the highest quality instruction in guitar, piano, and voice.
Witzel Academy is funded through the generosity of the Witzel Family Foundation. The Witzel Family Foundation provides scholarships to students who can't afford lessons to learn guitar, piano and voice. The Scholarships are used to pay professional instuctors.
Students must demonstrate a sincere interest in studying music. Parents/guardians will be asked to provide a statement of need.
Parents/guardians and students MUST demonstrate an ongoing commitment to their lessons through their attendance and preparation.
To apply or for more information, email us at WitzelAcademy@gmail.com or call 307.751.7723
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I am very grateful for your love and support in my journey the entire board of the Witzel Family Foundation are a big hit in my life, and I hope to someday earn your sacrifice for me!