George Wright Memorial Fellowship

The George Wright Memorial Fellowship (GWMF) is a program sponsored by the American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS) to pay for a young person to attend his or her first ATOS Annual Convention. ATOS covers approved convention expenses and related travel costs of the winner as outlined below. A maximum number of candidates shall be selected for the Fellowship depending on the interest and earnings accrued from the GWMF fund. The number of candidates available for the Fellowship shall be determined each year by the ATOS Treasurer, although at least one qualified applicant shall be selected in each year.

  • See bottom of this page for Application forms and Instructions.

Past Recipients

  • 2016 - Jared Goldinger, Christopher J.K. Ha
  • 2015 - Richie Gregory
  • 2014 - None
  • 2013 - Peter Shilladay – Olathe, Kansas; Joshua Dill – Leesburg, Georgia
  • 2012 - None
  • 2011 - None
  • 2010 - Trevor Dodd – Battle Creek, Michigan
  • 2009 - Kat Brightwell - Seattle, Washington; Jonathan Gradin - Rathdrum, Idaho
  • 2008 - Glenn Taller - Homer Glen, Illinois
  • 2007 - Nathan Baker - Columbus, Ohio
  • 2006 - Daniel McCollum - Sumterville, Florida
  • 2005 - Sam Moffatt - Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • 2004 - Jesse Kohl - Forest Grove, Oregon
  • 2003 - Jonathan Fox - Shreveport, Lousiana
  • 2002 - Zach Frame - Lake Geneva, Wisconsin