TCDA Scholarship Applications

TCDA proudly offers thousands of dollars in undergraduate student and professional development scholarships each year.

For High School Seniors The James E Matheny Endowed Scholarship is designed to assist entering college freshman.  The family has specified an interest in HS seniors graduating from either Marshall HS, Marshall, TX or A&M Consolidated HS, College Station,TX.  However, if there are no qualifying applicants from those schools, this scholarship(s) will be awarded to other high school seniors.  For more information and the application, CLICK HERE.

Undergraduate Scholarship
Student applicants must be enrolled in a Texas college or university, have 60+ hours by May 31, 2018, toward an elementary or secondary choral music or church music degree with choral emphasis, and must have maintained a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 system.

Professional Scholarship
TCDA members may also apply for professional development scholarships for extended education or advanced degrees in music.


Applications and all accompanying materials are due by March 31, 2020.  Selected recipients will be notified of their awards.  Please call our office if you have any questions, 512-474-2801.