NU Choir Scholarships

Every year the Nevada Union Choir Booster Club awards scholarships to NU Choir students and alumni who are continuing their music education in college.

The NU Choir Booster Club is now accepting applications for the scholarships that will be awarded in 2019!

2019 Scholarship Opportunities


Graduating Seniors

Three scholarships will be awarded to NU Choir students majoring in vocal or choral music.


Three scholarships will be awarded to NU Choir alumni majoring in vocal or choral music.

Any NU Choir senior or NU Choir alumni who meets the above requirements may apply.
Applications will be accepted in one of two ways:

1.  To apply online, submit all 3 of the requirements below (application, essay, and letters of recommendation).

2.  To apply off line, click here to print out the application and requirements and either email them to or send them to:
Rod Baggett
11088 Crescent Drive
Nevada City, CA  95959

*  Deadline for all applications is 04/26/2019 *


Fill out the 2019 scholarship application in it's entirety.



Complete an essay explaining why you think you are a deserving recipient. Be sure to include the following:

  • Your musical experience

  • Your current and future musical plans

  • Your need for this scholarship

  • Where you see yourself in 10 years.

2 Letters of Recommendation

Email 2 letters of recommendation to the following email address:

1) One is to be from a person other than a member of the NU Choral Department who has knowledge of your music experience.

2) The other is to be from a person who has knowledge of your character.

  • Both letters are to be from non-family members.

  • Please be sure to include the date written and contact information of the writer (address, phone number and email address).

To receive payment of scholarship, proof of registration at an institution of higher education and proof of enrollment in classes leading to a degree in music as stipulated in the awarded scholarship, must be presented to the Nevada Union Choral Boosters Club.