Shawano Jazz Foundation Scholarship Application

Purpose:

For Shawano High School jazz musicians (as of the 2022 school year), to aid the advancement of their music education outside of the classroom setting.

 

Applicants:

  • Must currently be in grades 8-11 within the Shawano School District

  • Students are eligible to win in multiple years, but preference will be given to first-time applicants

2022 Shawano Jazz Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

 

Birch Creek

The Jazz Program offers students a unique learning experience at levels of jazz performance not found in most other jazz programs in America. Our program gives students an effective combination of experiences to help them master the fundamentals of jazz while establishing professional attributes. This includes top-flight instruction during the day, and hearing instructors perform in the Birch Creek Jazz Orchestra at night. The only difference between Jazz I and Jazz II are the dates and the faculty. 

  • Jazz I: July 17 – 30, 2022

  • Jazz II: July 31 – August 13, 2022

Cost per Shawano student: $200. The camp cost is $2,200; SJF is providing a $1,000 scholarship in conjunction with a $1,000 scholarship from Birch Creek for Shawano music students ages ages 13-19.

 

Shell Lake

Shell Lake offers a 5-day stay-over jazz camp, just north of Eau Claire, WI. 

  • Week I: June 19-24, 2022

  • Week II: June 26-July 1, 2022

Cost per Shawano student: $100. The camp cost is $650; SJF is providing $350 in non-instrument specific scholarship funding in conjunction with a Shell Lake $200 scholarship for up to five (5) Shawano music students entering grades 8-12.

 

UW-Stevens Point (Point Music Camp)

This week-long stay-over camp, formerly known as Camp COFAC, (June 12-17, 2022) is open to all instrumental students (jazz band and concert band). Students focus on their specific instrument during the morning session, and then participate in large group rehearsals in the afternoon. Cost per Shawano student: $100. The camp fee is $625; SJF is providing $212.50 in scholarship funding in conjunction with a UWSP $312.50 scholarship for up to four (4) Shawano music students entering grades 9-12.

 

Private Lessons Scholarship **NEW**

 The newest addition to our Shawano Jazz Foundation scholarship list, we are offering a scholarship towards private lessons. SJF is providing $300 in scholarship funding for up to (2) Shawano music students to aid in the cost of private music lessons. 
 

**Applications close 11:59 pm on March 7th **