To apply, please print this application, complete it, and send it with all supporting materials to the School of American Music, postmarked no later than April 15, 2014.
- Evidence you are currently in your senior year. . . this can be a letter from a school staff member or a copy of some other document (e.g., recent grade transcript) that shows you are currently a student in good standing.
- Evidence you have applied to, or are accepted/enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited post-secondary school. (Evidence of acceptance must be provided before the scholarship funds are paid out).
- The names of the two pieces of American music you will perform and a description of whether they are: instrumental (which instrument) or vocal; to be performed solo without accompaniment, self-accompanied, with recorded accompaniment, or with one other accompanist.
- A paragraph (max 100 words) for each piece of music explaining its relationship to the American musical tradition, which will appear in the program notes.
SIGNATURE: I hereby apply for the School of American Music Scholarship Competition. I agree:
- to perform at the public competition; to include my program notes in the progam
- to allow the School of American Music to list my name in the program for the competition; in advertising the competition; and to include my name and photographs on its website describing the competition and its results.
I affirm that:
- I am a senior year student in good standing at River Valley High School or in the Berrien Springs Partnership Home Schooling program;
- At present, I have applied to, or am accepted/enrolled at a post-secondary school;
- I am a US citizen; OR IF NON-CITIZEN: I am not on a published “Specifically Designated Nationals” terrorism watch list (required by IRS).
- If I win a scholarship, the funds will be used exclusively for school expenses – i.e, tuition, fees, lodging, supplies, etc. and I will provide receipts to show it.
Signed: _____________________________________________ Date____________
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Parent Signature (if under age 18) _________________________________________________