Newly Established UCLA Scholarship Named for Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys
UCLA Wednesday announced a new scholarship named for Brian Wilson, the co-founder of the Beach Boys.
According to a statement released by the university, the two-year award “will be presented every other year to a junior in the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music whose career aspirations include any combination of composing, arranging and producing popular music.”
The scholarship was funded by a gift of $100,000 from David Leaf, a UCLA adjunct professor in musicology, writer and filmmaker. The music school has launched an online crowdfunding campaign with a goal of raising another $100,000 to match Leaf’s initial gift...