Music scholarship applications due April 22

The St. Cecilia Music Guild, an outreach ministry of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Lewes, is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship. Seniors graduating from a Sussex County secondary school accepted to major in a college music program are eligible to apply.

The $1,000 scholarship is non-renewable and will be paid directly to the winner upon award.

Before applying, students should write/gather the following supporting documents: Essay detailing why the applicant chose this major and career goals; letter of acceptance from college or university; and a video or audio recording of a recent solo performance by the student. When the previous material has been purchased, students can apply online at

Applications must be followed by an endorsement from the student’s high school music teacher. A simple online form for the teacher is available at

The deadline for complete applications with supporting documents and teacher endorsement is Friday, April 22. All applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision by Monday, May 2.

For more information, contact TJ Thomas at [email protected] or 302-645-8479.

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