The ASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Scholarships

These scholarships were established to preserve the name and legacy of Irving Caesar, a prolific and beloved lyricist who wrote hundreds of songs over the course of his long life including, "Tea For Two," "Swanee," "Animal Crackers in My Soup" as well as the children's educational song series, Songs of Safety and Songs of Friendship. Recipients are selected by music faculty at the Third Street Music School Settlement.

Past Recipients:

Maxim Dybal-Denysenko
Skyler Kim-Schellinger

2018

Skyler Kim-Schellinger
Marcandrew Martinez

2017

Marcandrew Martinez
Leah Brekke

2016

Leah Brekke
Alexis Cordero

2015

Gordan Lam
Brooklyn Stafford

2014

Brooklyn Stafford
Gordan Lam

2013

Alexander Castillo
Gordan Lam

2012

Alexander Castillo
Gordan Lam
Elvis Vanterpool-Krajnak

2011
Elvis Krajnak-Vanterpool
Gordan Lam
Michael Lofaso
2010
Matija Budisin
Daniel Lofaso
Michael Lofaso
Kelvin Ma
Elvis Vanterpool-Krajnak
2009
Matija Budisin
Daniel Lofaso
Michael Lofaso
Jose Serrano
Elvis Vanterpool-Krajnak
2008
Third Street Music School Settlement 2007
Third Street Music School Settlement 2006