Who Can Apply: Established in memory of Mary Jane Queen by “The Queen Family”and Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, the fund provides financial support for deserving young students from rural Jackson, Macon, Haywood and Swain counties in North Carolina. The committee will select students who have declared a major/minor in Appalachian Music: Roots and Influences undergraduate minor or graduate concentration within the Appalachian Studies MA. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit or potential in the area of music scholarship, with consideration of financial need.
Submission: A brief (2-3 page) essay which describes your interests, activities, and goals in Appalachian music, OR, a one page essay and a performance recording (CD or DVD).
Deadline: March 10, 2015
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