Chattanooga Music Club Award $12,000 In Scholarships To Local Students

Friday, February 14, 2014

The Chattanooga Music Club will be awarding $12,000 to local high school seniors who will major in music in college and agree to continue their music studies for two years while in college. 

The auditions are open to all high school seniors with-in a 30-mile radius of Chattanooga and "named' scholarships will be awarded, as follows; 

Chattanooga Music Club $3,000
Dr. Hilda and Andres Alisago Jr. $2,500
Opal Rhea Swaity Memorial $2,000
Dorothy Price Cobb Martin Memorial $1,500
Fletcher Bright Strings $1,000
Edwin Lemare Organ $1,000
Admiral and Mrs. (Charlynne) Fry Merit $1,000 

The CMC encourages area music teachers to sponsor/enroll students. Applications with the names and addresses of your sponsors and the signed portion of the Rules and Ethics agreement, must be received no later than March no later than March 9.  

For audition requirements, rules, and an application form, contact: Janet Sump, Scholarship Chair, UTC Cadek Conservatory Department 1201, 615 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN  37403.  425-4328, 

The date of the audition is Sunday, March 23, at 1:30 p.m. at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1505 North Moore Road.  The public is invited.  

The winners are required to perform at the Chattanooga Music Club’s Scholarship Tea, Sunday April 27, at 2:30 p.m. 

The presence of all winners at the tea is absolutely necessary.  All awards and press releases of winners will be conducted at this meeting.  

The students who are awarded a scholarship are responsible for informing the Chattanooga Music Club Chair about scholarship criteria from their school of choice.  This must include dates, amounts, etc.  Scholarship awards must be used for college music study at a nationally accredited music school. The Chattanooga Music Club can not grant our music scholarships to students whose scholarships would go to a general scholarship fund at that university
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