Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:


  • Senior Standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2022.
  • College Enrollment – Intend to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education at an accredited four-year college beginning in 2022. Proof of acceptance will be required.
  • Teacher Nomination – Must be nominated by a current or former Music Teacher.
  • Essay & Video Submission – Evaluated on self expression, innovative ideas, descriptive summary of their personal journey with music and a well-stated purpose in seeking to help others.

Timeline

October 15, 2021 Scholarship opens. Please click here to submit a Teacher Nomination.
December 15, 2021 Deadline for Teacher Nominations.
February 15, 2022 Deadline for Student Nominee Application submissions.
April 4, 2022 Scholarship recipients announced. All applicants will be notified of their status via email.

Nomination & Application

To be eligible to apply, seniors entering into Music Education in college must first be ‘nominated’ by their current high school music teacher. Every ‘Nominee’ will then receive an ‘Invitation to Apply’ for scholarship by email. The nomination deadline is December 15, 2021 but the sooner you nominate the longer your nominee has to complete the application.

Music Teacher's Nomination Form

How It Works

Teacher's Nomination

To be eligible to apply, seniors entering into Music Education in college must first be ‘nominated’ by their current high school music teacher. Every ‘Nominee’ will then receive an ‘Invitation to Apply’ for scholarship by email. The nomination deadline is December 15, 2021 but the sooner you nominate the longer your nominee has to complete the application.

Music Teacher's Nomination Form

How It Works

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    Teacher's Nomination
    To be eligible to apply, eligible seniors must first be ‘nominated’ by a current or former high school music teacher. Every ‘Nominee’ will then receive an ‘Invitation to Apply’ for scholarship by email. The nomination deadline is December 15, 2021 but the sooner you nominate the longer your nominee has to complete the application. Music teachers are welcome to nominate multiple students.

    Music Teacher's Nomination Form

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    Nominee's Application
    Once the nominee receives the ‘Invitation to Apply’ email they must submit a 3 part application:

    • an online form
    • a 1-minute intro video of why you want to be a music teacher
    • an 800 word essay titled "My Passion for Music & Others"


    The essay and video should both summarize the nominee's journey in music and describe their future career goals in music education. Please see the application and submission guidelines button below. The application deadline is February 15, 2022.
    Application Guidelines & Tips

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    Selection of Awardees
    The selection of scholarship recipients will be made by Southeastern's Scholarship Committee. The two $1,000 scholarship winners will be chosen by April 4, 2022 and notified immediately.

    2022 Scholarship Recipients

Questions?

Hannah Dixon can assist you so feel free to email her at hdixon@sepapparel.com at your convenience.