Texas Master Chorale Scholarship Criteria
Applicants must be enrolled in one of the following school districts:
In addition, he or she must be a senior in high school and planning to pursue an undergraduate degree in music.
Musical skills and proficiency are important in the selection of recipients. Financial need is considered but is not of primary importance.
Candidates must submit an essay stating their musical goals and explaining how the scholarship will help them further their goals.
Two letters of recommendation from faculty must be submitted with the candidate’s application, one of which must be music faculty.
Scholarship recipients may be asked to perform at a Texas Master Chorale Concert or function during the scholarship year.
If awarded, the recipient must be enrolled for a degree at an educational institution that maintains a regular faculty and curriculum, and normally has a regularly enrolled body of students in attendance at the place where it carries on its educational activities; and if awarded, any amounts received must be used to pay for tuition and fees required for enrollment or attendance at the educational institution, or for fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at the educational institution. Any scholarship must be used in the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.
Failure to comply with the scholarship criteria or falsification of any part of the application packet will result in an immediate forfeiture of the scholarship.
Past scholarship recipients are eligible to reapply for the scholarship.
Completed applications, essays, and teacher recommendations are to be submitted by March 1, 2019. Recipients will be notified no later than March 23, 2019.
Scholarship recipients will be presented at the Texas Master Chorale performance on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at John Wesley United Methodist Church. Recipients must be present at this concert.