The Ellen Wilber Scholarship

The Ellen Wilber Scholarship awards a $500.00 scholarship to a hardworking teen cast, crew, or orchestra member who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in either music, music education, or another music-related field. The Scholarship honors Ellen Wilber and the 18 years of hard work she dedicated to the NCCT Teen Program.

For the Scholarship Application Form click here: EWilber Scholarship Application Form

Scoring Criteria:

  • Essay: The Applicant can receive up to forty (40) points for a well written essay. The essay should explain how the NCCT teen program has helped the applicant grow musically and shaped their musical knowledge.
  • Musical Resume: The Applicant can receive up to thirty (30) points for past musical experience such as lessons, internships, original compositions, and participation in school or community bands, choirs, and musicals.
  • Promise: The Applicant can receive up to fifteen (15) points for showing a strong pursuit in a musical field.
  • Passion: The Applicant can receive up to fifteen (15) points for showing their passion and dedication for music and how they have used music to improve their life or the lives of people around them.

Applications must be received by April 1 for the award in June of that year.

Applications should be mailed to:
Ellen Wilber Scholarship
c/o NCCT
PO Box 462
Lebanon NH 03766

or email it to info@ncct.org with “Ellen Wilber Scholarship” as the subject.

Finalists may be called for an interview.

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