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Senior Music Merit Scholarship

The CNYAMT Senior Music Merit Scholarship provides tuition assistance to a high school senior pursuing a degree in music at an accredited college, who demonstrates a proficiency in performance (vocal, instrumental, or keyboard), an involvement in relevant musical activities and a commitment to the further study of music.  

CNYAMT Music Merit Scholarship For High School Seniors Pursuing a College Degree in Music

Purpose:

To provide tuition assistance to a high school senior pursuing a degree in music at an accredited college, who demonstrates a proficiency in performance (vocal, instrumental, or keyboard), an involvement in relevant musical activities and a commitment to the further study of music.

 

This year’s scholarship total is $1000.00 to be divided among deserving applicants.

Deadline: May 15, 2021 (Any late or incomplete applications will not be accepted).

Eligibility:

  • Student must be a high school senior in good academic standing on track to graduate during the current academic year.

  • Student must currently be taking lessons from a CNYAMT teacher.

  • Student must have participated in CNYAMT performances, competitions or related activities during the past 3 years.

  • Students who have competed and won the high school scholarship competition are not eligible for this scholarship.

  • Student must be approved by their current CNYAMT teacher.

  • Students must submit their scholarship application by the deadline date, May 1, 2019.

 

Restrictions:

  • The scholarship check will be paid directly to the recipient therefore the student will be required to provide CNYAMT with official enrollment verification before receiving their award.

  • CNYAMT reserves the right to withdraw an award if the student does not graduate from high school, does not enroll as a music major in an accredited college music program during the current academic year or provides false information.

  • CNYAMT reserves the right to distribute no awards if none of the applicants meet the basic standards of acceptability as judged by the scholarship committee.

  • The winner of the Senior Scholarship Competition is not eligible for this scholarship. 

 

Notification:

  • All applicants and their teachers will be notified of the committee’s decision within 30 days of the submission deadline.

 

Awards:

  • The amount of the award given will be pre-determined each year by the CNYAMT scholarship committee.

  • Receiving the award will be based on the student’s relevant musical experiences, musical potential and commitment to the study and performance of music.

  • The scholarship committee shall consist of active members of CNYAMT.

  • The committee will consider and discuss all the information given in the application before making their decision.

 

Questions?

  • Contact: Barbara Irwin CNYAMT Merit Scholarship Chairperson, birwin1@twcny.rr.com,  (315) 458-9020

  • Please make a copy of everything for your reference, should materials be lost.

Senior Merit Scholarship Online Application

Senior Merit Scholarship Paper Application

Paper application should be sent to: Barbara Irwin, 5096 Audrey Drive, North Syracuse, NY 13212, and postmarked by May 15th to be considered.