Scholarships & Grants
Thursday, 26 February 2015 00:00    Print E-mail

2015 NHASTA SCHOLARSHIP

The New Hampshire American String Teachers Association will grant one $500 scholarship to a graduating senior to pursue a major in music with string emphasis. The scholarship recipient will be announced in June; the award will be paid to the recipient upon successful completion of the first semester of studies.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a New Hampshire high school or home school. They shall have been accepted to and made a commitment to attend an accredited four-year college in September 2015 in a degree program leading to a Bachelor degree in music with string emphasis.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS AND PROCEDURE

1. Completed NHASTA Scholarship application form

2. Written statement explaining some personal reasons why you wish to pursue music. Musical, work, or teaching-related experience (or other information) that would be helpful to the selection committee may be included. This should not exceed one page.

3. Copy of college acceptance letter

4. Two letters of recommendation.

a. One must be from a string educator who is a current member of NHASTA and who has had the applicant in a class, ensemble, or private studio in the past year.
b. The other must be from an adult who knows the student well and can comment on his/her personal qualities and potential for success as a musician.

Please send all materials in one packet to:
Mrs. Alison Yankowskas
40 Red Deer Rd.
Londonderry, NH  03053
Or
E-mail in PDF format to:
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Phone:  (603) 410-3110

DEADLINE: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MAY 15.

 

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