IDRS Student Conference Scholarship

IDRS Student Conference Scholarship

In continuation of the IDRS Sponsor-a-Member program’s mission to create access for hard-to-reach segments of the double reed community by reducing financial obstacles to quality, professional resources, the International Double Reed Society (IDRS) has established the IDRS Student Conference Scholarship.

IDRS Student Conference Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our grant recipients for the IDRS Student Conference Scholarship! These students received funding support to attend the 51st conference in Boulder, Colorado.

Ian Royce Resurreccion, Philippines, Texas Tech University
Mycah Smith, United States, Eastern New Mexico University
Yamilet Anariba, United States, University of Georgia (made possible by the Dorothy Nielsen sponsorship fund)

Terms and conditions

The IDRS Student Conference Scholarship will support the success of two student IDRS members annually (one oboe, one bassoon) through a one-time, need-based conference attendance scholarship. The selected winners will demonstrate financial need, leadership skills, and a commitment to musical excellence. The award will include:

  • Conference Registration
    • If the scholarship recipient has already registered for the 2022 conference, these fees will be reimbursed.
  • Student accommodation lodging for the duration of the conference
  • Airfare reimbursement
  • All students awarded an IDRS Student Conference Scholarship will be required to submit a brief report to IDRS about their experience at the 2022 conference before September 1, 2022. These reports may be published in The Double Reed.


  • The IDRS Student Conference Scholarship is open to students with demonstrated financial need who are currently pursuing private instruction or a music degree at a college, university, or conservatory with the oboe or bassoon as their primary instrument of study.
  • Must be a current IDRS member.