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Scholarship Requirements Details
- Applications for Tuesday Musical's 2019 Scholarship Competition will be accepted only on-line from January 1 through February 1, 2019.
- At the time of application the applicant must have attained at least junior status and must be currently enrolled and seeking a degree/certification in Music Education at the undergraduate or graduate level.
- Applicant must be a resident of Ohio, or the applicant’s college must be located in Ohio.
- Applicant must not have been born before January 1, 1992.
- Applicants will participate in a live interview covering the information provided in the essay on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at The University of Akron's School of Music in Guzzetta Hall, 157 University Ave., Akron.
- Also on March 23 at Guzzetta Hall, the music education applicants must perform from their performance category. Please choose one selection from the performance repertoire requirements. You can find those repertoire requirements under the Performance Scholarships on this website.
- You must provide an accompanist if needed, and also music for the accompanist.
- On competition day, applicant must provide music for the judge. All music used for this competition and provided for the judge must be legally obtained originals (not photocopies), or derived from the public domain and free of any copyright or intellectual property rights. For unpublished contemporary music scores, photocopies are acceptable. Not adhering to this rule will disqualify an applicant from receiving a scholarship.
- Only the first 14 applications received in the Music Education category can be accepted.
- No person may win two years in a row or more than twice.
- A non-refundable application fee of $40 will be collected with the on-line application. Fees will be returned only for applications that cannot be accepted; those refunds will be processed immediately after the March competition.
- All applications must be approved by the scholarship committee.
- Applicant must provide their own accompanist if needed.
- Judges' decisions are final.
Along with completing the application form, each applicant must:
- Upload an essay (up to 500 words) focusing on the applicant’s motivation for choosing a career in music education and a statement of short-term and long-term goals, including specific plans for a career in teaching.
- Upload a resume listing scholarships, honors, performances, activities and professional music organization memberships, plus other pertinent information and experiences.
- E-mail a copy of current transcripts including all courses in Music Education, current grades, and estimated date of graduation, to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 1, 2019.