“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” – Plato
For many people in the LGBTQ+ community, music is a transcendental mechanism for healing, joy, and self-expression.
As one small part of supporting the importance of music in the LGBTQ+ community, the Jaki Nelson LGBTQ+ Music Education Scholarship exists to support an LGBTQ+ student who is passionate about studying music and/or pursuing a career in the music industry.
Applicants will write an essay about the role of music in their lives.
What is the role of music in your life?
The application deadline is Jun 1, 2021. Winners will be announced on Jun 21, 2021.
The scholarship award is $500.
The winner will be publicly announced on Jun 21, 2021. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
We will send the award check to the financial aid office of the winner’s academic institution or future academic institution in their name, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school’s requirements). If the student's academic institution does not have a financial aid office, the student will receive the funding directly.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to verify their academic enrollment status by providing a copy of their most recent transcript.
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