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Amy Ferguson Institute – June Lythgoe Music Scholarship Fund

Established by the Amy Ferguson Institute, the earnings from this Fund provide a bi-annual scholarship to a recipient residing in the West Kootenay region to further their musical studies at a post-secondary institution, masterclass or a course of study at a summer music school.

The Amy Ferguson Institute is a charitable organization that supports, produces and promotes vocal arts in the West Kootenay Region.

The June Lythgoe Music Scholarship was established in 2006 as a memorial to June Lythgoe, a principal founder of the Institute.

Click here for more information about the scholarship or to apply.

Notes About Donations to This Fund

  • In order to properly recognize all donors for their contributions, Osprey Community Foundation will share your name and donation amount with the fund advisor/honouree family if applicable, unless you have indicated that you would like to remain anonymous.
  • Donations to this fund will support the charity’s general charitable purposes. Statements about the fund’s purpose or how donations will be applied are reflective of the charity’s current intent and are subject to change and the final authority on any distribution rests with Osprey Community Foundation.
  • All donations to this fund will be permanently endowed.
"I wanted to do something local, such as helping seniors in our hospital here, and the fund I chose was a good fit with what I wanted to do. The donation is also a memorial to my wife; it fulfilled her wishes too."
Peter Haliday, donor Friends of Nelson Elders in Care Fund