Education & Career

AES Educational Foundation Announces Awards for 2020

The Audio Engineering Society Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the AES Educational Grants for Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in Audio Engineering for 2020. The announcement was made by the new AES Educational Foundation president, Jim Anderson, who took office earlier this year, 2020. The Board of the Audio Engineering Society Educational Foundation is pleased to name the scholarship awardees for the academic year 2020/2021:  
Audio Precision Tom Kite Advancing Audio Scholarship - Hyunjoung Yang, attending University of Miami, Frost School of Music, Coral Gables, FL, USA  
Dolby Institute Scholarship - Jacob Melchi, attending University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA  
Genelec's Ilpo Martikainen Audio Visionary Scholarship - Braden Carei, attending Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
L-Acoustics' Dr. Christian Heil Future of Sound Scholarship - Dora Filipovic, attending University of Surrey, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Surrey, England
PMC Sound for the Future Scholarship - Ausma Lace, attending McGill University Schulich School of Music, Montreal, Canada
Emil Torick Award - Andrew Bohman, attending the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
John Eargle Award - Matthew Cheshire, attending Birmingham City University, Birmingham, England
Bruce Swedien Scholarship - Mie Hirschfield, attending McGill University Schulich School of Music, Montreal, Canada
Larry Estrin Scholarship - Anthony Hunt, attending University of York, York, England
Mary Lea Simpson Memorial Scholarship - Téa Mottolese, attending Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
AES Educational Foundation Scholarship - Bartlomiej Chojnacki, attending AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
AES Educational Foundation Scholarship - Alexander Dobson, attending McGill University Schulich School of Music, Montreal, Canada
AES Educational Foundation Scholarship - Ayla Favati, attending New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York, New York, USA
AES Educational Foundation Scholarship - Claudia Nader Jaime, attending University of York, York, England
AES Educational Foundation Scholarship - Julian Neri, attending McGill University Schulich School of Music, Montreal, Canada
AES Educational Foundation Scholarship - Ben Payne, attending University of Plymouth, School of Humanities and Performing Arts, Plymouth, England
AES Educational Foundation Scholarship - Daniela Pardo Quintana, attending Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Columbia
AES Educational Foundation Scholarship - Kathleen Zhang, attending McGill University Schulich School of Music, Montreal, Canada
The AES Educational Foundation was established in 1984 to encourage talented students to enter the profession of audio engineering. Grants for graduate studies with emphasis on audio topics are awarded annually. Recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated talent, achievements, goals and recommendations.  
The AES Educational Foundation is affiliated with the Audio Engineering Society. Grants have been made possible by contributions from Audio Precision, Dolby, Genelec, L-Acoustics, PMC, the families of John Eargle, Mary Lea Simpson, Emil Torick, Bruce Swedien, and Larry Estrin.  
The Foundation also welcomes support from other benefactors such as in-memoriam donors, and individuals and companies that support education in audio. Application forms and additional information are available from the Audio Engineering Society, 551 Fifth Ave., Suite 1225, New York, NY 10176, USA, or on its web site: www.aes.org/education/foundation/.

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