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New Jersey Music Teachers Association

High School Scholarship Competition

Chairperson:  Richard Woo

Thank you all for your participation. 

The winner of the 2018 High School Scholarship for Performance is 

Kelsey Lee, student oBeatrice Long. 


Alternate recipient: Sherwin Pan, student of Chiu-Tze Lin

There were no entries for Music Education / Pedagogy

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Registration Deadline: September 24, 2018

Rowan University


Awards: 

NJMTA will award two scholarships, each for $2,000:

- to a student who will be pursuing Music Performance as a major

- to a student who will be pursuing Music Education/Pedagogy as a major

The Performance winner will perform at the NJMTA State Conference on November 11, 2018, at 9:00 AM, and the Music Education/Pedagogy winner will read his/her essay. If there is more than one winner in either category, then the award will be shared. An alternate may be designated in each category if the performances warrant such an award.

The judges reserve the right to withhold either or both awards if the standard of either the repertoire or the performance is below that of college entrance level for a music major.

How to Enter:

Teachers are to complete the online HSS Competition entry form on the NJMTA website.  

Please make sure to fill out the following sections: 

InstrumentIndicate intended college major; Performance major or Music Education/Pedagogy major.

Complete the repertoire requirements.

Please also check in the appropriate section any other NJMTA/MTNA competition in which the applicant will be participating on that date.

Be sure to include keys, opus numbers, and ALL other requested information.

Only online forms through the NJMTA website will be accepted. Under no circumstances must there be any correspondence directly between the student and chairperson.

Your entry must include the following:

  • A completed Entry form
  • Entry fee may be sent to the HSS chairperson either by mail, payable to New Jersey Music Teachers Association with HSS in the memo, or by using the PayPal option on the entry form.
  • Essay
  • List of participation in NJMTA sponsored events, but not necessarily awards, including Fall 2018 events.
  • If this is the only Fall NJMTA event in which you are entering students, you must include a separate $55 Teacher Duty Deposit Fee. This fee may be sent to the HSS chairperson either by mail payable to New Jersey Music Teachers Association with HSS in the memo, or by using the PayPal option on the entry form. Upon completion of your assistance at the Fall events, this fee will be returned.
Event information can also be found on page 42 of the 2018 Yearbook




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