NORTH FLORIDA BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION 2015 BLUEGRASS MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION In November 2015 at the NFBA EXPO, the NFBA will be awarding two music scholarships for $250.00 each. If any eligible student of bluegrass music would be interested in applying for a scholarship, please call or email me (Paul Drummond) and I will mail you an application and rules or you can print the one from the NFBA website at: www.northfloridabluegrass.org. Previous winners are not eligible. To be eligible for the NFBA Scholarship, the applicant must be: Age 18 or under, be a student of elementary, middle, high school or home schooled. Reside at the home of parents or guardians that are current NFBA members, have a desire to play bluegrass music or currently plays a bluegrass instrument. Scholarship will be made payable to an NFBA affiliated and accredited music teacher. Applicant must write an essay and submit it along with the application to the NFBA Scholarship Committee no later than October 1, 2015. (Must be postmarked by October 1st, 2015) Mail your application to: NFBA SCHOLARSHIP P.O. Box 2830 Orange Park, FL 32067-2830 There will be a Scholarship Committee made up of three current NFBA members . Each applicant is required to write an essay and submit it along with their application to the Scholarship Committee, which will then determine the two winners for 2015. If you’re interested in this Bluegrass Music Scholarship program, please contact me at 904-651-1512 or email: lac0842@bellsouth.net Larry Catanese NFBA Music Scholarship Chairperson NORTH FLORIDA BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION 2015 BLUEGRASS MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION Please complete this form and return it to the N.F.B.A Scholarship Committee. Application and essay to be submitted NO LATER THAN October 1, 2015
NAME:_________________________________________________________________ _________________ DATE OF BIRTH: ________________________________________________________________________ ___ ADDRESS: ________________________________________________________________________ ________ CITY: ______________________STATE:______________________________ZIP:_________ ______________ PHONE: _____________________EMAIL:____________________________________________ ____________ INSTRUMENT(S) PLAYED: ___________________________________________________________________ MUSIC TEACHER: ____________________________________PHONE:____________________________ ___ ADDRESS: ________________________________________________________________________ ___________ EMAIL: ________________________________________________________________________ ______________
 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Age 18 or under Be a student of elementary, middle, or high school, or be home schooled Reside at the home of parents or guardians that are current NFBA members Have a desire to play bluegrass music Scholarship funds will be payable to an accredited music teacher Currently plays or is learning to play an acoustic bluegrass instrument Must write an essay of 250 words or more and submit along with application, to the NFBA Scholarship Committee no later than October 1st, 2015.  ESSAY: What inspired your interest in bluegrass music? What have you learned and Accomplished already? What are your goals in the bluegrass music field? What do you hope that this scholarship will do for you? Why do you think you deserve this scholarship? RETURN APPLICATION AND ESSAY TO NFBA at the following address: N.F.B.A. c/o Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 2830, Orange Park, Fl 32067-2830