Harmony of the Gorge Music SCHOLARSHIP Criteria
Harmony of the Gorge Chorus will award a $600 scholarship to a graduating senior from any high school in the Mid-Columbia counties of Hood River, Klickitat, Skamania and Wasco.
Harmony of the Gorge Chorus is a member of Sweet Adelines International, the largest women’s musical organization in the world with nearly 20,000 members. We are dedicated to achieving
musical quality in the area of four-part a cappella barbershop harmony through education and performance.
Preference will be given to a student who has actively participated in music while in high school. The recipient of this scholarship will be paid directly by the Harmony of the Gorge Chorus after successful completion of one quarter or semester of college enrollment and proof of continued college enrollment.
1. Student who has participated in music while in high school
2. Community service and interests other than music
3. A plan to pursue post-secondary education
4. Application should be received by Harmony of the Gorge by February 24th, 2021
1. Description of the involvement in music while in high school
2. Explanation of plans for the future and how music will play a part in those plans
3. Please include your GPA
4. Transcripts and financial statements are not required for this scholarship
Dear School Counselor or Scholarship Chairperson,
Download the application below for the 2019 Harmony of the Gorge Scholarship, and make as many copies as you need and give them to graduating seniors.
Our yearly deadline for receiving the application (postal stamp) is April 15th.
Mail applications to:
Harmony of the Gorge Chorus, P.O. Box 935, Hood River, OR 97031
Lizz O’Bannon, Chairperson, phone 253-222-3562, email: Lizz@obannon.net
2019 Scholarship Recipient
Cesar Robles was our 2019 Scholarship recepient. He participated in music of various kinds at Columbia High School in White Salmon, including pep, concert, and marching bands, along with jazz combos and big band groups.