The Jack Richardson London Music Awards are 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 Folk 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 the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University, the Music Industry Arts (MIA) Program; the Music Recording Arts (MRA) Program at Fanshawe College or the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology (OIART).
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.
The applicant must have made a strong contribution to their school music program.
The applicant must be pursuing music as a major at a post-secondary school in London, Ontario, upon graduating from secondary school.
*The institution could be the Faculty of Music at Western University, the Music Industry Arts (MIA) Program or the Music Recording Arts (MRA) Program at Fanshawe College or the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology (OIART).
A complete application must include the following:
An essay (500 to 1000 words) from the applicant, describing why they would be an appropriate selection for this $1,000.00 CDN bursary.
Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s school Music teacher or a Guidance Councillor.
Letter of intent for continuing post-secondary music education as described.
Complete contact information.
To download the application as a PDF click the link below. Please fill out and email your application by March 30th, 2017 to email@example.com.
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