Scholarship Applications & Criteria

 

James Edward (Jim) Matheny Scholarship

 

Applicant Criteria:

 

Student applicants must join TCDA as a Student Member in order to apply. In addition, the applicant must be enrolled or will soon be enrolled in a Texas college or university as a choral music education or vocal performance major. Must be a senior or recent high school graduate.  Preference is given to seniors or recent graduates of Marshall HS, Marshall, TX or A&M Consolidated HS, College Station, TX with a minimum 2.5 GPA. The applicant must have at least two years of musical involvement including high school choir.  Qualified applicants are considered without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

 

Application Requirements:

 

The following items must be enclosed with the application form: All materials can be uploaded to this application or scanned and emailed to tcda@tcda.net.  Qualified applicants are considered without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

 

1. A letter of application (typed or printed) that describes your qualifications; lists any honors,       activities, or achievements; and describes your professional goals and aspirations including current or future employment.

2. Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a current TCDA member. These can be sent directly to the TCDA office: TCDA, Scholarship Recommendations; 7900 Centre Park Dr., Ste A, Austin, TX 78754 or we will accept emails from the source of the letters. Send to tcda@tcda.net or fax to 512-474-7873.

3. A copy of your current transcript (undergraduate) and resume.

4. Proof of acceptance and enrollment in the upcoming fall semester as a full-time student (12+ hrs) in an accredited Texas college or university with the intention of majoring in choral music education or vocal performance.

 

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2020
 


Undergraduate Scholarship

 

Applicant Criteria:

 

Student applicants must join TCDA as a Student Member in order to apply. In addition, the applicant must be enrolled in a Texas college or university as an undergraduate choral music education or church music major and have 60+ hours and a 3.0 GPA toward that degree by May 31 of the application year.  Qualified applicants are considered without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

 

Application Requirements:

 

The following items must be provided with this application form: All materials can be uploaded to this application or scanned and emailed to tcda@tcda.net.
 

1. A letter of application (typed or printed) that describes your qualifications; lists any honors,       activities, or achievements; and describes your professional goals and aspirations including current or future employment.

2. Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a current TCDA member. These can be sent directly to the TCDA office: TCDA, Scholarship Recommendations; 7900 Centre Park Dr., Ste A, Austin, TX 78754 or we will accept emails from the source of the letters. Send to tcda@tcda.net or fax to 512-474-7873.

3. A copy of your current transcript (undergraduate).

 

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2020
 


Professional Scholarship

 

Applicant Criteria:

 

Professional applicants must be Active Members of TCDA with three (3) continuous years of membership seeking assistance with higher education (graduate school or certification level workshops).  Qualified applicants are considered without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

 

Application Requirements:

 

The following items must be provided with this application form: All materials can be uploaded to this application or scanned and emailed to tcda@tcda.net.
 

1. A letter of application describing your qualifications, professional goals and a description of the higher education or workshop certification sought


2. Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a current TCDA member. These can be sent directly to the TCDA office: TCDA, Scholarship Recommendations; 7900 Centre Park Dr., Ste A, Austin, TX 78754 or we will accept emails from the source of the letters. Send to tcda@tcda.net or fax to 512-474-7873.

3. Resume or Vitae


4.  Proof of Acceptance or current Transcript

 

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2020