Northeast District
Kansas Music Educators Association
Scholarship Application

Music students in the Northeast KMEA District are invited to apply for one of up to three scholarships in the amount of $500.00. The students should be seniors who are members in good standing of their high school orchestra, choir, or band.

Applicants must intend to enroll in a Kansas college or university and to major in music education.

Preference will be granted to those students who are members of the Northeast District KMEA Orchestra, Choir, or Bands.

Applicants wishing to be considered should complete this form and Parts I, II, III, and IV of the application. Letters of reference as described in Part V should accompany the application. The application must be typed and must be postmarked no later than Friday, November 17, 2023. Scholarships will be presented at the Mini Conventions on Saturday, December 2, 2023.

Return the form and the accompanying documentation to:

Becky Thomas
Kansas City-Sumner Academy
1610 N. 8th St
Kansas City, KS 66101
c: 913-787-7574
w: 913-627-7237

Northeast District
Kansas Music Educators Association
Scholarship Application

Applicant Name
(First) (Middle Init.) (Last)
Mailing Address
(Street) (City) (State/Zip)
Parent/Guardian Name
Student Telephone
Student Email
High School
On additional paper, please type the following information:
Part I List your musical accomplishments. Include information regarding your major area of emphasis (e.g., trombone, violin, soprano), any solo or ensemble work you have done, music groups in which you have actively participated, music honors you have received, and any other pertinent information regarding your music career to this point.
Part II List any other honors or awards you have received (both in music and in other areas).
Part III Briefly describe your community service and volunteer efforts accomplished in your high school years.
Part IV Write a brief essay (not to exceed 500 words) describing your career goals in music. Include information on the college or university you intend to attend, the major you will pursue, and the job you expect to seek upon the completion of your degree. Tell why you wish to become a music educator.
Part V Include two letters of reference with your application. One of the references should be from one of your current music teachers. Both letters should affirm your music abilities and your potential as a music educator.