The Cadena Family Music Scholarship

The Bay Music Foundation is proud to present this wonderful opportunity for one of your musical students. The Cadena Family Scholarship is a need-based scholarship that will pay for one year of weekly music lessons (with a teacher of the student's choice). Each year it is awarded to one student who shows musical potential but may lack the funds to pursue that potential.

The requirements for application are as follows:

  1. Letter of recommendation from your music teacher, either private and/or school.  Must include teachers name, address, and phone number.
  2. Letter from Parent or Guardian stating their financial situation plus reasons why the applicant needs the scholarship.
  3. Letter from the applicant describing their musical background: what instrument(s) they play, how long they’ve played it, who has taught them, any competitions they have played in.  Also why they are applying and where the money will be spent for lessons.
  4. A copy of the applicant’s report card(s) to cover 4 semesters or 1 full year of school.
  5. Must be prepared to start lessons in May 2017 and end in April of 2018, which means you should have already contacted the teacher you wish to learn from in order to be sure they have an opening for you.
  6. Must be a Bay County Resident to be eligible and must use the funds in Bay County.
  7. This scholarship is for either piano or instrumental musicians.Must be 18 years old or under to apply.

Application deadline is March 31st, 2017. The award will be handed out during our Celebration of the Arts, May 21st, 2017.

For more information, please email Heather Leser or call (989) 529-7482.

Click here to download the application

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