Scholarship Awards & Grants
The Bothell High School Music Boosters will accept applications until Friday, April 22, 2016 for Senior Scholarship Awards (from current Seniors) and Continuing Music Education Grants - for Summer Camp or Lessons (from current 9th, 10th & 11th grade students planning to continue in BHS music education ensembles in the 2016-17 school year).
General Instructions - Important - PLEASE READ
The deadline for submitting applications for 2016 has passed.
Senior Scholarship Awards
- Supporting students continuing music education
at the college and university level -
Bothell High School Music Boosters offer three (3) $750 scholarship awards to current BHS Seniors who plan to further their music education by majoring in music at a college or university beginning in the Fall of 2016. Applicants must be pursuing a music major degree and enrolled in the Fall of 2016 to qualify. One scholarship award is available for each discipline: Choral, Orchestra, and Band students.
Applicants must be planning to major in music at an accredited college or university, and demonstrate qualities of leadership, strong communication skills and self-confidence.
Applicants must sign up for TWO (2) consecutive interview/audtion slots @ BHS (sign-up sheet located in hallway between Instrumental and Vocal rooms).
During the interview, applicants may be asked about college application and interview/audition process.
Applicants will perform a piece of music of their choice. (Maximum five (5) minutes in length)
Letter of application should be typed and presented in a clear, legible format that indicates individual thought and expression containing, at a minimum, the following information:
Reason(s) you plan to major in music
Selected focus of Major (Performance, Music Education, Composition, etc.)
Your qualifications and interest for a career in music
Your past music experiences and accomplishments
Continuing Music Education Grants
- Supporting students participating in summer
music camps & private lessons -
Bothell High School Music Boosters offer grants of up to $200 to students entering grades 10, 11, and 12 in Fall 2016, who want to further their music education during the summer of 2016. Grants go towards music tutoring, lessons, camps or programs and are payable directly to the program or instructor.
Applicants must be enrolled in a music education ensemble at Bothell High School in the Fall of 2016 to qualify.
Applicants must sign up for an interview @ BHS (sign-up sheet located in hallway between Instrumental and Vocal rooms).
Letter of application is to be composed by student applicant; typed and presented in a clear, legible format that indicates individual thought and expression. Content should include the following information (at least):
Upon return from camp or subsequent to private lessons, how you plan to apply what you have learned to your fellow music students.
How this experience will benefit you as a music student
Your plan to share what you have learned with Music Boosters (Ideas: share @ a meeting, submit essay, perform, etc.)
Indicate camp or lesson costs, duration, including travel, if applicable.
All applications (Info Sheet and Letter of Application/Essay) must be completed by students and submitted to Mrs. Erickson, Mr. Dean or emailed to by Friday, April 22, 2016 to be eligible.
Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
EARLY SUBMISSIONS are encouraged!
Scholarship award and grant recipients will be announced at Spring Night Club performances.
Funds will be sent to the college/university, priviate instructor or camp, not the student recipients.
Students are to submit a completed information sheet and letter of application (written by the student), which includes the appropriate information outlined below to: Mr. Dean or Mrs. Erickson or via email: by Friday, April 22, 2016. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Interviews will be held only for those students with complete applications.
The Scholarship Awards & Grants committee will hold interviews (and auditions for Seniors) on Wed, May 4 in the BHS music rooms. Applicants should sign up for interviews on sign-up sheets located in the hallway between the choir & band rooms beginning Monday, April 18th.. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your interview start time.
Applications due (Information sheet AND letter of application): by Friday, April 22, 2016
Interview/Audition Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 @ (5:30) 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Scholarships Awards & Grant recipients will be selected based on the content of the letters of application, music experience, performance ability, poise, sincerity and appearance (appropriate interview and performance attire). Please contact Bothell Music Boosters with questions regarding applications.