Eligibility for Dedicated Musician Scholarship
- You must be a graduating senior (or have graduated) from a public or private high school in Lenawee County, Michigan.
- You must be accepted for attendance at an accredited community college, or bachelor’s-degree-granting institution of higher education.
- You must have participated in a musical ensemble each year of high school: 9,10,11,12.
- You must have earned an overall grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale) or better in junior and senior years of high school.
- Financial need will be considered for this scholarship.
- As part of the application process submit an application that includes answering the following short answer questions(a paragraph for each question): 1.) What impact did music have on your high school experience?
2.)What role do you see music playing in your life?(both in college and beyond.)
3.) Describe your favorite musical experience or memory.
- Also submit one letter of recommendation written by a music teacher/director who has witnessed your involvement in a music ensemble.
- A selection committee will review applications and letter of recommendation. An incomplete application will not be considered.
- The amount of the scholarship will be $1,000.
- Each year, the joint announcement of the scholarship will be made by the Elizabeth Ruthruff Wilson Foundation, the Lenawee Intermediate School District, and the Lenawee County Education Foundation.
- The Lenawee County Education Foundation will disburse the scholarship jointly to the student and the institution, with one-half being paid each semester, provided the student continues his/her formal education into the second semester.
- The immediate families of members of the Lenawee Intermediate School District Board of Education, the Lenawee County Education Foundation and the Elizabeth Ruthruff Wilson Foundation are ineligible for this scholarship.