Yuma County Music Educators Association
Serving Yuma County for over 50 years

YCMEA Scholarships
Date of Auditions TBA
Crane Middle School
Applications due by January 18, 2019

Each year the Yuma Music Educators Association awards several scholarships for attendance at summer music camps. Included in this group of scholarships is the prestigious Ernest Ortega Memorial Scholarship.

Any interested music student from the 6th through the 11th grade may apply. Last year’s recipients are not eligible this year.

Process for applicants:

1. Complete the attached Scholarship Application.

2. Get a recommendation from your music teacher.

3. Prior to January 18, 2019 send the completed application and teacher recommendation to:

Siobahn Jenkins
1700 W. Crowder Ave. #18
Yuma, AZ 85364

4. The YCMEA scholarship committee will choose several finalists from the applications and will contact the finalists in February, 2019

5. The finalists will play or sing for an audition which will be held at Crane Middle School. Date and time to be announced.

Audition format:

1. Instrumentalists and vocalists must play an accompanied solo. (Each
participant is required to provide his/her own accompanist.)

2. Instrumentalists will be asked to play major scales up to four sharps
and flats and a chromatic scale.

3. Instrumentalists and vocalists will be required to sight-read music
provided by the committee.

4. Scholarship winners will be notified in April, 2019. The $400 will be paid directly to the camp after YCMEA receives proof that any outstanding balance has been paid.

Please fill out the online application at the link below (click a field to enter your information) , after filling it out print it , sign it and have your parents sign it. Send it along with a teacher's recommendation letter to:

Ms. Siobahn Jenkins
1700 S. Crowder Ave. #18
Yuma, AZ, 95364

Download the application (Use either Google Chrome or Safari) HERE.

***Don’t forget: Applications must be received no later than January 18, 2019.***