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2022 - 2023 Scholarships

Nancy F. Walker Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: Monday, January 16, 2023
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To expand our longtime mission to advance the careers of young classical instrumentalists and singers, Matinée Musicale holds an annual competition for juniors and seniors in high school and college.


  • Scans of a completed Application AND signed Waiver, Release and Acknowledgement Form.
  • A link to a short video (no more than 5 minutes in length) of applicant playing or singing classical music. 
  • Letter written by applicant explaining their future plans.
  • Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s primary music instructor.

Candidates selected for auditions will be notified of audition schedule via email during the week of

Auditions will be held in person on at , 7515 Forest Road, Cincinnati OH 45255.

Memorized audition music must be 8-10 minutes in length, in at least 2 contrasting classical styles.

Provide your own accompanist, if needed, and bring 3 copies of the music, one of which must be the original published sheet music (not a photocopy), for the judges.

Top Award winners must commit to perform onfor the at8400 Blome Rd, Indian Hill, Cincinnati, OH 45243.

Please contact Nancy Bailey at
or by phone at (859)781-0801.



Virginia Budge Creative and Performing Arts Award   

$500 scholarship in fine arts to deserving students through out Butler County.

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American College Foundation Scholarship

Next bi-annual award deadline: November 1, 2022

The Visionary Scholarship is a bi-annual award. There are five (5) awards given with each bi-annual deadline - with a total of ten (10) college scholarships awarded for each school year. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,500 each.

Eligible grades: 2023, 2024, 2025, & 2026

Apply Here


SWOEA- Southwestern Ohio Education Association Scholarship

Deadline: Wednesday, January 18, 2023

The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Education in the fall of 2023 and will be based on academic qualifications and/or financial need.  Applications are available in the Guidance office!