University of California, Riverside

UC Riverside Foundation Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

C. Bruce Tomlinson Memorial Student Award Fund

C. Bruce Tomlinson Memorial Student Award Fund


Music D01037


Undergraduate Student Support

History and Purpose:

This award is established by the Taber Family in gratitude for all that Mr. Tomlinson did for the Riverside community in the field of music. As a leader in music education in the area, Mr. Tomlinson taught at RUSD for 30 years, until his retirement in 1975. He was co-founder of the Riverside Symphony Orchestra in 1960 and served as the principal cellist for 25 years. His love of music provided an inspiration to hundreds of area youth. This Fund shall be used to provide need-based financial assistance to a UCR transfer student with a major or minor in music.

Selection and Guidelines:

The UCR Music Department will select the award recipient who:

-Has financial need, (to be determined by UCR financial Aid Office)
-Is a music major or minor, and
-Has transferred to UCR

In years when no candidate meets all the criteria, the award may be made to a 3rd or 4th year music major/minor with financial need.

 Request for Information:

No application required. Students with appropriate qualifications will be considered.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Office of Development
1955 Chicago Avenue, Ste. 200, Riverside, CA 92507

Roberta Albert
Assistant Director for Stewardship and Donor Relations
Tel: (951) 827-5247

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