Scholarship Application

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Welcome to the Cazadero financial aid application form. Applications for Round 1 are due on March 6, 2024 and for Round 2 on April 8, 2024. The scholarship committee will meet and review applications soon after each deadline and you will receive an email confirming your award amount. If you miss those deadlines contact the office and we will help. If you have any questions write or call: or 510-527-7500

Here are some tips on how to complete this form:
  1. You can pause and resume, you do not have to complete the entire form in one sitting. Look for the "Save my progress" boxes at the top and bottom of this page.
  2. Proof of Income: you will need to provide proof of income. This should be a scan or picture format. Most people use the first page of their most recent tax returns. There will be an opportunity to write an explanation if your income has changed.
  3. Audition: each applicant will need to provide an audition recording. You will find detailed instructions below.
  4. Music Teacher: please be prepared to provide the name and email address for your camper's music teacher so that we can obtain a recommendation from them.
Camper Information

Parent/Guardian Information

Household Information

How much can you contribute toward your camper's fees?                                  

Proof of Income
Please provide proof of income. A copy of the first page of your Federal tax return or some other proof of annual income can be uploaded below. Please block out sensitive personal information like your social security number. Contact with any questions.

Student Statement

Music Teacher Recommendation
As part of your application, the camper's school or private music teacher needs to submit a short recommendation. Please enter the name and email address of your teacher. When this form is submitted, they will receive an email with a link to fill out the recommendation form.

Audition Recording Instructions
To complete your scholarship application you will need to submit a recorded audition. 
Auditions should be submitted as digital audio files. When ready, you can upload your files to our google drive. Here is the link to the Google folder:

Audition Requirements: Please begin each recording by saying the camper's name and what they will be playing.
  • two or three level-appropriate scales or exercises
  • two short pieces or excerpts of music demonstrating the applicants range of play (ie different tempi and/or musical genre).
  • Percussionists only: please play a few, short, level-appropriate exercises demonstrating skills with snare and bass drum. For upper level players add a mallet instrument as well.
A copy of this information will be sent to you as part of the automatic confirmation email after you submit this form. You can also copy and paste it to save it if you prefer.
After hitting "submit" below you will be asked to confirm your submission a second time. This step allows you to make a printout of your responses if you would like a copy for your records.
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Thank you!