Scholarship Awards & Grants

2020-2021

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Students are to email a completed Informational Sheet AND Letter of Application/Essay (written by the student), which includes the appropriate information outlined below to:  bothellmusicboosters@gmail.com by Wednesday, June 2, 2021.  Late applications will NOT be accepted.

 

The Scholarship Awards & Grants Committee will tentatively hold interviews (and auditions for Seniors) on Monday, June 7th @ 5:30 – 9:00 pm (approx. times) via Zoom. Plan to log into the Zoom waiting room 10 minutes prior to the interview start time. Someone will admit you to the Zoom interview when it is your turn. Applicants need to sign up for interviews at BHS Music Boosters Signup Website – SENIORS:  SIGN UP for TWO (2) CONSECUTIVE SLOTS 

 

  • Application packets due (Informational Sheet & Letter of Application/Essay): by June 2, 2021

  • Interview/Audition Date: Monday, June 7, 2021 @ 5:30 – 9:00 PM (tentative)

 

Scholarship 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).

Scholarship awards and grant disbursements will only be made payable to Colleges/Universities, private teachers or camps, not to student recipients or families.  Scholarship Award and Grant recipients will be announced by the directors by June 8th. Please email bothellmusicboosters@gmail.com with questions regarding applications. 

Senior Scholarship Awards

- Supporting students continuing music education

at the college and university level -

 

2021 Senior Scholarship Award Information Sheet

 

Bothell High School Music Boosters offer three (3) $750 scholarship awards to current Bothell High School seniors who plan to further their music education at a college/university beginning in the Fall of 2021. Applicants must be pursuing a major in music and be enrolled in the Fall of 2021 to qualify. One scholarship award is available for each discipline: Choral, Orchestra, and Band.

 

  • Applicants must pursue a Major in music studies at an accredited college or university.

  • Applicants must demonstrate qualities of leadership, strong communication skills and self-confidence.

  • Sign up for TWO (2) consecutive interview spots by June 2, 2021 at BHS Music Boosters Signup.com.

  • 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) 

 

A Letter of Application/Essay must be submitted with the Informational Sheet and 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 for and interest in future studies and a career in music

  • Your past music experiences and accomplishments

 

Continuing Music Education Grants

 - Supporting students participating in summer

music camps & private lessons -

 

2021 Continuing Music Education Grant Information Sheet

 

Bothell High School Music Boosters offer grants of up to $200 to students entering grades 10, 11 and 12 in Fall 2021, who want to further their music education during the summer of 2021. Grants go towards music tutoring, lessons, camps or programs and are payable directly to the program or instructor.

  • Students must be enrolled in a music education course at Bothell High School in the Fall of 2021 to qualify.

  • Applicants must sign up for an interview on the Bothell High School Music Booster’s SignUp.com

 

A Letter of Application/Essay must be submitted with the Informational Sheet and is to be composed by the 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 share what you have learned with
    your fellow music students

  • How this experience will benefit you as a music student

  • How it will impact your personal goals

  • 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.