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Peter J. Porter for the Music Scholarship

Current high school seniors or current college students living in Clark County, Nevada who have an overall 2.5 or higher GPA and a 3.5 GPA in music courses may apply for this scholarship. Students must attend a college/university in Nevada and major or minor in music. Students must enroll in college as a full-time student. Four scholarships in the amount of $500 will be awarded.

Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before a check is mailed to the college. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition, fees and other appropriate educational expenses. These funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.

Donor: Las Vegas Jam Band Society Award $500.00

Deadline: 01/31/2024

Supplemental Questions

  1. Do you plan to pursue music as your field of study at a college/university in Nevada?
  2. Please upload your resume, to include any musical involvement/performances in your community.
  3. Please upload a Letter of Recommendation from either a music teacher or a music-related person in your life.
  4. Please upload your most current transcript (unofficial).
  5. Essay - 400-500 words - Please describe how music gives meaning to the lives of yourself, your family, and your community.
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