There are two scholarships available to high school Seniors in District 7. District 7 awards up to five $1,000 scholarships for students pursuing a career in music education. In addition, District 7 offers the $1,000 Robert Rhine Memorial Scholarship to an outstanding student for service and engagement in the school and community.
PMEA District 7 Music Education Scholarships
District 7 awards $1000 scholarships based upon academic and musical excellence to up to five of the most deserving high school musicians, as selected by the District 7 Scholarship Committee. There will be up to four scholarships with recipients selected from the annual festivals –Band, Orchestra, Chorus and Jazz/Vocal Jazz – and a General Music Scholarship for which participation in a District Festival is not a requirement.
The award will be sent to the recipients by June 1. Prior to the distribution of funds, the District 7 Secretary/Treasurer may contact the appropriate university and confirm the student's enrollment for the following year.
Applicant must be a senior currently enrolled at a high school in District 7 and must be planning a career in music education.
The amount of each scholarship is $1,000 and is based upon musical excellence, participation in your school and community music groups and academic achievement. Applicant should indicate participation in PMEA Festivals as applicable.
For the General Music Scholarship, special consideration shall be given to students who demonstrate a great passion for teaching music, regardless of festival participation..
The applicant's director must be a current member of PMEA-NAfME.
Applications consist of:
Click here to apply for the PMEA District 7 Scholarship.
Robert Rhine Memorial Scholarship
The Robert Rhine Memorial Scholarship is open to any Senior from District 7. Applicants do not have to be pursuing a degree in music education. This scholarship is awarded based on service to the school music program as well as the community, engagement and leadership in school in a variety of school activities, academic achievement, and involvement in school and community.
Click here to apply for the Robert Rhine Service Scholarship.
Apply for District 7 Scholarship