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SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Application Portal

Opens April 1st 2019

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52nd Season Scholarship

Call for Applications

Open to citizens and/or residents of The Bahamas only.
NOTE: It is not possible to save a partial application and come back to it later.  It is therefore recommended that all documents to be uploaded be readily available, and all responses be prepared in advance and then cut and pasted in.
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Important Dates & Deadlines

23 October, 2020

 

30 October, 2020 

 

11 December, 2020

15 January, 2021 

 

5 February, 2021

6 February, 2021

 

19 February, 2021

5 March, 2021

 

26 March, 2021

Education Technology Awards - Application due

 

Education Technology Awards - Winners and runner-Up announced

 

Violin and Guitar Competitions - Application due

Music Scoring Competition - Completed score and application due Violin and Guitar Competitions - Finalists (3 each) announced

Music Scoring Competition - Finalists (3) announced

Violin and Guitar Competitions - Final Round - live or virtual performance

 

Violin and Guitar Competitions - Winners and Audience Choice Award announced

 

Music Scoring Competition - Final scores due

 

Music Scoring Competition - Winner and Audience Choice Award announced 

Section A : General Information (to be completed by all applicants)
Academic Education
TO BE COMPLETED BY COMPOSITION, VIOLIN AND GUITAR APPLICANTS ONLY
Section B – Violin Gift
Application Deadline: 11 December 2020
Do you currently own your own instrument?
Upload a headshot / photo  of you with your instrument.
Upload File
Submit one letter of recommendation – ask your referee to email the letter to: nassaumusicsociety@gmail.com.
Please upload 2 performance videos, 2-3 minutes each, in contrasting styles to YouTube (designated “unlisted”) and provide the links here. Please clearly state the name of the piece and composer in both videos.
 I will agree to the terms, which will include a written progress report and performance video within one year, as well as the possibility of performing for NMS in the future.
Section C – Guitar Gift
Application Deadline: 11 December 2020
Do you currently own your own instrument?
Upload a headshot / photo  of you with your instrument.
Upload File
Submit one letter of recommendation – ask your referee to email the letter to: nassaumusicsociety@gmail.com.
Please upload 2 performance videos, 2-3 minutes each, in contrasting styles to YouTube (designated “unlisted”) and provide the links here. Please clearly state the name of the piece and composer in both videos.  
I will agree to the terms, which will include a written progress report and performance video within one year, as well as the possibility of performing for NMS in the future.
Section D: Music Composition / Film Scoring Competition
Application Deadline: 15 January 2021
Bahamas National Trust video available at: https://youtu.be/iK9B8xQw5Jo (please do not share)
Upload your audio file (or your MP4 audio/video synched file) to Youtube (designated “unlisted”) and provide the link here:
Upload a PDF of your score or lead sheet. 
Upload File
Upload current photo or headshot.
Upload File
By submitting my video score I grant NMS the right to post my completed score online as part of the Audience Choice Awards and, if selected as the winner, I grant The Bahamas National Trust the right to use my score as part of a media campaign.  As the Winner, I agree to share with NMS an excerpt or composition created on the winning software in any style by the end of the academic year.

Thanks for submitting!