Scholarships

The Evelyn Springstead Senior Scholarship

The Evelyn Springstead Senior Scholarship Award will be presented to an outstanding senior who has been accepted as a music major at an accredited institution of higher learning and who is, this year, a recipient of one of the Festival Scholarship Awards (Scholarship / Performance, All State Scholarship, or Honorable Mention) in any of the seven categories. Only students who meet those three requirements may apply.

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The Richard W. Ellis All State Scholarship

The Richard W. Ellis All State Scholarship will be presented to an outstanding senior who has been accepted as a music major at an accredited institution of higher learning. This scholarship is funded by the Ellis Music Company of Bethel, VT in honor of their company's founder. The recipient will be awarded his / her certificate during the Saturday Concert of the Festival. The award check in the amount of $1,000 will be sent to them at their home within two weeks of the Festival. All applicants must be contributing members to their own school musical organizations unless their school does not have the appropriate performing groups. All applicants must be members of one of the current year's Vermont All State Music Festival Ensembles. Applicants are not required to have auditioned for an All State scholarship.

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The Ed Bemis Burlington Discover Jazz Festival Scholarship

Thanks to an anonymous donation, the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival is offering a scholarship in memory of Vermont jazz supporter Ed Bemis. Any student who auditioned for the Vermont All State Jazz Ensemble who is a senior going to college to major or minor in music may apply. Preference will be given to students with a strong jazz background. Only students who meet those three requirements may apply.

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Note: Individual music districts may offer additional scholarships.
Information about these scholarships appears on district pages.

Last modified: January 13 2013.
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