KEN PALMER MUSIC BURSARY

The Jack Richardson London Music Awards is committed to encouraging young musicians in high school to pursue a post-secondary education in Music.  The late Ken Palmer was an integral part of the London music scene for more than 40 years as a performer with the Dixie Flyers, Artistic Director of the Home County Music & Art Festival and a music teacher. The $1,000 bursary named in his honour is awarded to a graduating high school student pursuing music education at a post secondary level in Ontario.

Bursary Applicants:

  1. The applicant must be in their last year of secondary school, with either the Thames Valley District School Board or the London District Catholic School Board.
  2. The applicant must have made a strong contribution to their school music program.
  3. The applicant must be pursuing music as a major at a post-secondary school in Ontario, upon graduating from secondary school.

*The institution could be any University or College music program in Ontario.

A complete application must include the following:

  1. An essay (500 to 1000 words) from the applicant, describing why they would be an appropriate selection for this $1,000.00 CDN bursary.
  2. Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s school Music teacher or a Guidance Councillor.
  3. Letter of intent for continuing post-secondary music education as described.
  4. Complete contact information.

To download the application as a PDF click the link below. Please fill out and email your application by Tuesday April 3, 2018 at 4p to lindawharton76@rogers.com

JRLMA Ken Palmer Bursary Application

Winners will be notified prior to the Awards ceremony.

Keegan Marshall Accepts the 2016 Ken Palmer Bursary

 


Hannah Couto Accepts the 2017 Ken Palmer Bursary

We encourage young musicians in high school to pursue their dreams by helping them pursue music education at a post-secondary level .

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Ken Palmer Bursary.

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