With contests such as Chautauqua's Got Talent and Chautauqua Lake Idol, the Chautauqua region has been witness to an impressive display of musical talent from all ages.
Performers have dazzled audiences with their voices as well as their instruments of choice. Many performers have taken classes to further their musical education, and they do not come cheap.
The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation is proud to announce an assortment of musical scholarships available for elementary, high school and college students.
The following scholarships require a common music application found at www.crcfonline.org. It is due Wednesday, May 1.
Rob Buck Memorial Scholarship: to assist an undergraduate student attending an accredited four-year school. Applicants must be a Chautauqua County high school or Eisenhower high school graduate.
Emily Harrington Crane and Ruth E. Munson Music Scholarship: to assist an undergraduate music major attending an accredited four-year school. Applicants for this scholarship must have graduated from a Chautauqua County high school.
Russell Germaine Sr. Music Scholarship: to assist a graduate of a Chautauqua County high school majoring in music education or music related field.
Helga Hulse Mozart Club Music Scholarship: to assist students from Chautauqua County with the cost of music instruction. Applicants must show promise as well as academic and vocational achievement. Students of any age are eligible for this scholarship.
For more information on any of the above scholarships or for questions on applying, contact the Community Foundation at 661-3390.