2021 Thomas Moeller Memorial Scholarship

Applications are now underway for the 2021 Thomas Moeller Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship may be accessed at this link:
Thomas Moeller Memorial Scholarship.
The application deadline will be April 15, 2021, at 11:59PM.

HYP’s Anna Wrasse was awarded the 2020 Thomas Moeller Memorial Scholarship from the Community Foundation of Monroe County. Anna used scholarship funds to complete her third album of original music, “Anywhere.”.

Purpose: To provide music scholarships/grants to high school students – grades 10 to 12 who reside in Monroe County and wish to pursue music endeavors. Examples of expenses eligible for this scholarship award include, but are not limited to, rental or purchase of a musical instrument, music lessons, fees for musical competition, recording projects, vocal lessons, tuition for music camp (college tuition/fees for music and/or music education major may be considered)

Eligibility Criteria:
High school student – grades 10 to 12
Monroe County resident
Clear direction towards music or music education profession
Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

Components in online application
Brief statement describing your musical career goals
Brief statement on what you are requesting this scholarship for (example – to purchase musical instrument or camp registration, etc.)

Brief statement of financial need (why you need this scholarship)
One page essay describing how this scholarship/grant will help you achieve a goal you might not otherwise achieve
2-3 letters of support; at least one from music teacher/instructor (school or private) and one from employer, minister, volunteer coordinator, club sponsor, etc.
School transcript

Selection Criteria
Scholarship recipients will be chosen from applicants based on:
the applicant’s desire to seek a music profession (particular attention given to applicants seeking music education)
demonstrated initiative
demonstrated talent
financial need may be a consideration

Award Amount: Up to $900.00.