The Consordini Instrumental Musician Scholarship Program is pleased to announce a new scholarship fund to help young musicians on their journey to becoming a professional musician.
We realize the journey is long and can be expensive. We are here to offer a chance of extra help towards your goal.
Who Can Apply?
Our scholarship opportunity is open to instrumental music majors who are currently attending a U.S. higher educational institutions.
Students studying the following degree tracks can apply:
- Music performance
- Music education
- Music theory
- Music history
- Bachelor of Arts, emphasis music
- Any music-related degree
Students who play any instrument and any style of music and enrolled as a music major are eligible to apply.
Whether you are a jazz saxophonist or a classical violinist or studying to become a music teacher, this scholarship is for you.
We are pleased to offer a $1,500 scholarship
– and a bonus award: a writer position at Consordini.com
To the authors whose essays we like the most, a writing position will be offered.
If the monetary award is only paid to a one student, the writing position could be offered to multiple applicants.
An essay, two letters of recommendation, and a short video clip performance must be submitted in order to be considered for the Consordini Instrumental Musician Scholarship.
Only complete applications will be processed.
Applicants must submit an original essay one of the following topics:
- discussing your study goals
- the future of musical education
- your motivation to become a musician
- a role model who has shaped your musical studies
- the most important attributes every musician must possess
- reasons that music is relevant as a profession in today’s workforce
- the most valuable lessons you’ve learned in your musical study so far
- a challenge you’ve had to overcome in your musical studies
The essay must be:
- written in English
- at least 1,000 words long
Students applying for the scholarship must submit two letters of recommendation, including:
- one from their current instrumental teacher
- one from a parent or a friend
A short video performance clip must be submitted:
- 2-3 minutes in length
- the video must clearly show the student playing (not too far from the camera)
- choose a selection that best demonstrates both technical and musical abilities
- the clip may be unaccompanied or accompanied by piano
- send with all other documents in the email as a Youtube link
Submissions from June 1, 2018 until October 31, 2018.
Submit your essay, recommendation letters, video clip, and personal details via email firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: In accordance with the terms and conditions of the Consordini Scholarship, your essay and/or video may be published on our website, YouTube channel and social media.
No application fee for participation.
The submissions will be judged on thoughtfulness, creativity, and demonstrated knowledge of a musical instrument.
We’ll check all submissions and make our decision by November 30, 2018. After that the winner will be notified.
The winner must provide:
- proof of identity
- confirmation of the current enrollment at an accredited institution
Funds are provided by Consordini.com, and will be deposited directly to the winner’s bank account (other options are available as well).
Applications accepted until October 31, 2018.
Send any questions about this scholarship to: email@example.com