The ASCAP Foundation Irving Burgie Scholarship

The ASCAP Foundation Irving Burgie Scholarship was established to support an aspiring African-American songwriter from New York City. This annual scholarship is awarded alternately between the Berklee College of Music and the University of Southern California. It is funded by a gift from ASCAP member, performer, folklorist and community activist, Irving Burgie in celebration of the 50th anniversary of his song "Day-O."

Past Recipients:

Shania Wilcox 2016
Nismah Osman 2015
Nismah Osman 2014
Khiyon Hursey 2013
Jordan Childs 2012
Ebony Joi Franklin 2011
Katrina Bello 2010
Clynton Cox 2009
William Wells 2008
Grace Taylor 2007
Janet Onyenucheya 2006