Scholarship Opportunities

Catharine B. Adel Private Music Lesson Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to instrumental, piano, and vocal applicants in grades 6-12 to take private lessons through the NAU Community Music and Dance Academy. Applicants must display a desire for music growth, a strong work ethic, and a documented financial need. Scholarship recipients must contribute $100 toward the cost of lessons. Recipients must also write a letter of thanks to the Director of the School of Music, Dr. Todd Sullivan, and plan to perform in the year-end Honor Recital.

Adel Scholarship Application

All materials must be postmarked by: Friday, September 1, 2017.

Dance Work Scholarship

Dancers in Grades 6 and above may apply to receive scholarship in exchange for their help in one of the younger ballet classes. This is a fantastic opportunity for developing dancers to gain experience in the teaching environment. Applicants should display a strong work ethic and a desire for growth in the dance field. Recipients will receive $100 off of their tuition for the year.

Work Scholarship Application 

All materials must be postmarked by: Friday, August 18, 2017.

Andrew Sheldon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship supports a male NAU Community Music and Dance Academy student to study voice. The student must be in middle school or high school and live in Flagstaff in order to be eligible to receive this award. Student must submit a cover letter and two written letters of recommendation from non-family adults who know him well. These include school teachers and administrators, choir directors, church leaders, and youth or service group leaders. The scholarship may be renewed as long as the student continues to meet the criteria. Awards may be made in any enrollment period. 

Cover and recommendation letters may be mailed to:

NAU Community Music and Dance Academy
Attn: Andrew Sheldon Memorial Scholarship Committee
PO Box 6041
Flagstaff, AZ 86011