How to Apply


1.  Download, print out and read the Scholarship Description and Rules.  Follow them carefully.  Call or email us if you have any questions.


2.  Download and print out the below scholarship forms you desire submit.  




Choctaw Bay Music Club

Congratulations to our 2017 Scholarship Recipients totaling $7,800.


​Fred Semasko Collegiate Scholarship. (music majors only)

The funding for these scholarships is as follows:
$500 contributed by CBMC
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Semasko, Jr. contributed $4,500.

The recipients are:
John Hencinski - piano student of Lois Henry - $2,500
Zachary Verwyvelt – piano student of Loretta Hake - $2,500

Summer Music Camp Awards:  Each awardee receives $300 to apply towards the tuition fee.

The recipients are:

    Austin Bussman – percussion student of Hank Phillips
    Cole Chandler – vocal student of Edward Varela
    Emma Lewis – piano student of Daniel Nagy
    Ryan Murphey – clarinet student of Dan Wooten
    Lauren Pardue – vocal student of Edward Varela
    Lundy Phillips – trumpet student of Hank Phillips
    Alyssa Savage – piano student of Daniel Nagy
    Adam Strickler – vocal student of Edward Varela
    Jonny Taylor – piano student of Edward Varela
    Taylor Wilson - trumpet student of Hank Phillips

Graduating Seniors:   We gave a $100 award to graduating seniors who are still pursuing their musical studies with one of our teacher/members. Those receiving this award are:

    John Hencinski - piano student of Lois Henry
    Austin Jacobs - piano student of Mary Rahmes
    Mandy Martin - piano student of Mary Rahmes
    Ryan Murphey – piano student of Loretta Hake

                                and clarinet student  of Daniel Wooten
    Skylar Payne – piano student of Connie Smith
    Emma Savoie – piano student of Loretta Hake
    Zachary Verwyvelt – piano student of Loretta Hake
    Courtney Wilson – piano student of Mary Rahmes


​​​​2018 Scholarships for CBMC


Member's Students!


Awards Ceremony to be held on

May 5, 2018

​Tyler Recital Hall

​3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Northwest Florida State College

100 College Blvd

Niceville , FL 


If you are a 6+ month student of a Choctaw Bay Music Club member, then you are eligible to apply. 


Keep this opportunity in mind for Spring 2018 when we begin to receive applications.   Applications are found here and on the homepage of this website. We have $5000+ to award every year!  Awards ceremony will be held in May 2018 for next year.     All applications must be received by April 1, 2018.


If your teacher is not currently a member, encourage them to join Choctaw Bay Music Club.  It's easy, just fill out a membership application at any time (found on our home page).  There are many benefits and activities for them and their students.  


You qualify to apply if:  


1.  Your teacher is a member of our club. AND...


2.   If you are a high school student who will be a music major, you qualify to apply for this scholarship.  Fill out the application and send it in.  


Or


3.  Middle school and high school age students may receive Summer Camp financial assistance in the amount of $250 per student.