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Performance-based merit scholarships are awarded to exceptional musicians, based upon proven musical ability, dedication to the musical craft, and the potential for improving the overall experience for all campers. Individuals may win different scholarships in consecutive years but may not be awarded the same scholarship in consecutive years. Please read the instructions for each scholarship very carefully as the requirements vary.

Merit Scholarship Application Deadline is March 15, 2021.

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NEMC Second-Century Scholarship: 1-10  winners. $1000-$10,000 scholarship for new or returning students.

  • Eligible Instruments: All instruments and voice
  • Eligible Session (s): Core NEMC or Combo 
  • Audition video requirement: two [2] contrasting pieces that best represent the applicant’s ability (musicianship, tone, range, etc.).

 

Jerry and Irene Green Scholarship: One winner. $6400, single-session (Core 4-week), full-tuition scholarship for a new or returning student. An applicant cannot win in two consecutive years.

  • Eligible Instruments: Bass, Cello, Euphonium, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Viola
  • Eligible Session (s): Core NEMC or Combo
  • Audition video requirement: two [2] contrasting pieces that best represent the applicant’s ability (musicianship, tone, range, etc.). Piano accompaniment recommended.

 

The Greenberg Scholarship: One winner. Single-session (Core OR Intensive), full-tuition scholarship for a new or returning BIPOC student. Awarded based on merit and financial need. 

  • Eligible Instruments: All instruments and voice
  • Eligible Session(s): Core or Intensive
  • Must be a BIPOC student
  • Audition video requirement: two [2] contrasting pieces that best represent the applicant’s ability (musicianship, tone, range, etc.).
  • Required to submit NEMC General Financial Aid Application

 

Bill and Dorothy Schmearer Scholarship for Jazz Studies: One winner. $6400, Single-session (Core 4-week), full-tuition scholarship for a new or returning student aged 14 and up.

  • Eligible Instruments: Bass, Drum Set, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet.
  • Audition video requirement: two [2] contrasting pieces that best represent the applicant’s ability (musicianship, tone, range, etc.).
  • Required to submit NEMC General Financial Aid Application

 

Leon and Linda Gregorian Merit Scholarship for Violin or Viola: One winner. $1000 scholarship for a new violin or viola student.

  • Eligible Instruments: Violin and Viola
  • Eligible Session (s): Core NEMC or Combo
  • Audition video requirements:
  • Two major and Two minor scales in 3 octaves with arpeggios.
  • One movement of a solo J.S. Bach work of your choice.
    • Violin: First movement of a standard violin concerto from the Classical or Romantic period with piano accompaniment.
    • Viola: First movement of a standard viola concerto from the Baroque period with piano accompaniment or a concert piece for viola with piano accompaniment.

 

Damon Holton Classical Guitar Scholarship: One winner. $6400, Single-session (Core 4-week), full-tuition scholarship for a new or returning classical guitar student.

  • Eligible Instrument: Classical Guitar
  • Eligible Session: Core NEMC
  • Audition video requirement: two [2] contrasting pieces that best represent the applicant’s ability (musicianship, tone, range, etc.).
  • Required to submit NEMC General Financial Aid Application

 

Mae M. Sullivan Scholarship for Voice or Piano: One Winner. $1000 scholarship for a new or returning student. An applicant can only win once.

  • Eligible Instrument: Classical Voice or Musical Theater. Other instruments may be added at a later date.
  • Eligible Session: Core NEMC or Combo
  • Audition video requirement: Voice- two [2] contrasting pieces that best represent the applicant’s ability (musicianship, tone, range, etc.) / Piano - two [2] contrasting pieces that best represent the applicant's ability

 

Mary M. Collins Scholarship for Voice and Musical Theater: Multiple winners. $1000-$5000 scholarship for new or returning students. An applicant can only win once.

  • Eligible Instruments: Voice or Musical Theater
  • Eligible Session: Core NEMC or Combo
  • Audition video requirement: two [2] contrasting pieces that best represent the applicant’s ability (musicianship, tone, range, etc.).

 

Performance AwardsPerformance awards are given to students who audition for camp at one of NEMC's live audition events. You may also set up a live audition in your home if a NEMC representative is near you. To schedule a live audition email:

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