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Deadline: December 16, 2016

Award: This one-time award of $500 shall be presented to an 11th or 12th grade high school student. A committee appointed by The Newark Community Band Board of Directors shall select recipients of this award.

Eligibility: A high school Junior or Senior with a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Preference shall be given to college-bound students since this award is primarily intended to help with college or university expenses. Our scholarship winner must have excellent sight reading skills and must participate in at least eight Wednesday night rehearsals, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in Newark during January, February, and March. They will receive the award check at the Anniversary Concert on March 19, 2017. The applicant’s music awards and honors, school band experience, community volunteer experience, extra-curricular activities, and future educational goals are considered by the scholarship selection committee. A recommendation letter from the High School Band Director is required.

Application: Applications are emailed to area high school band directors in May and September 2016 and are also found at www.newarkcommunityband.com