The Norwegian Ladies Chorus of Seattle
2245 NW 57th
Seattle, WA 98107
AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP
NLC ANNUAL AWARD
AUGUST WERNER MUSIC AWARD
NORWEGIAN LADIES CHORUS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The Norwegian Ladies Chorus of Seattle is offering scholarships through its Scholarship Fund. There will be two awards totaling up to $1,500. These scholarships are intended to promote the musical endeavors of students in the ideals of the Norwegian community, to encourage and support their future. Applicants will be judged on merit alone as determined by the Scholarship Committee’s evaluation of the applicant’s written proposal describing the purpose for which the scholarship will be used, two letters of recommendation and an official copy of the student’s transcripts.
Priority consideration shall be given to applicants whose course of study aims toward a future in music or fields related, which ideally relate to Norway or strengthening relations between Norway and the United States.
Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States, residing in the greater Seattle area, enrolled in a course of study at a high school, university or college in the Pacific Northwest with a demonstrable knowledge of music.
Applicants must have a minimum of a C+ grade point average, or equivalent.
Completed applications should be sent to:
August Werner Music Scholarship
Norwegian Ladies Chorus
2245 NW 57th Street
Seattle WA 98107
The completed application and supporting material are due NO LATER THAN MAY 1st, 2020.
Application must include:
The full name, address, telephone number and email address of the applicant;
A typed written proposal outlining the purpose for which a scholarship application is made. Describe any project which the scholarship is intended to support and/or fully explain the purpose of the application;
A brief personal description;
A description of scholastic and non-scholastic awards received, charitable activities and participation in organizations;
Two letters of recommendation from employers, teachers, or professors who are familiar with your work;
Official copies of transcripts of all high school, university/college work
Any additional information or data you feel is appropriate for the Committee to know; and why.
Scholarship recipients will be notified about mid-May and will be expected to appear at a spring banquet on May 19th, 2020, to receive the award and to write at least one progress report letter during the following school year.
If you have any questions, please contact Victoria Sangrey Hunter, Scholarship Chairperson, at 206-335-8391 or firstname.lastname@example.org.