Music Boosters Scholarship

The Northern High School Music Boosters Organization is offering a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors of Northern High School for a one-year period according to the following criteria.  All applications will be assigned a number for review purposes.

All components of the application must be submitted in one package (application, letter of recommendation) to Mr. Sheffer no later than April 6, 2020. NEW DATE

Each Candidate must:

  1. Have participated for a minimum of two (2) years in a Northern York School district high school music program. This includes, but is not limited to: Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Chorus, Marching Band, Indoor Percussion, Indoor Dance, Indoor Guard, Musical, and Bear Singers.
  2. Be accepted into (or applied to) an accredited institution in an appropriate Associate’s Degree or Baccalaureate Degree Program.
  1. Plan to attend accredited institution on a full-time basis.
  1. Have a grade point average calculated at the end of the 2rd marking period of the senior year, that includes:
    1. An overall “B” average in high school.
    2. An “A” average in all music classes or music ensembles, if appropriate, during high school.
  1. Submit at least one letter of recommendation.
  1. Complete, in its entirety, the scholarship application.
The monies may be applied toward tuition, student activity fee, course-related supplies, course-related equipment, and course-related books.  Award of the scholarship monies will occur after the recipient presents receipts at the end of the first semester that demonstrates attendance at an accredited higher education institution on a full-time basis.  If receipts are not presented, the award money will not be distributed.
Letters of recommendation must be from a teacher, counselor, minister, civic leader, or the head of a volunteer organization in which the applicant is active.
Incomplete applications will not be considered for a scholarship. 

Student Checklist:

______ Complete application in its entirety, including the essay.

______ Request a letter of recommendation and submit with application.

______ Submit the appropriate pages to your high school counselor for completion.

______ Submit the application by April 6, 2020.  NEW DATE!!!!

Download Scholarship Application