Full scholarships are available for young musicians, ages 9-17, to attend Jamaica Music Camp who could not afford to otherwise. Full scholarships cover all costs at the camp: accommodation, meals & snacks, music classes and instruction, recreational activities and camp t-shirt. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please fill out the online application form JAMAICA MUSIC CAMP SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 2017.
Thank you to the following donors for their generosity:
Boomerang Tyre Sales Scholarship
Boomerang is delighted to donate a scholarship that will allow a talented child to have the amazing experience and gain the knowledge from participating in Jamaica Music Camp. – Mark and Bonnie Hall
The Calliope scholarship is for a girl to attend Jamaica Music Camp, to experience all of the learning, beauty and fun the camp has to over. Donated by Anonymous
Jamaica Tours Ltd. Scholarship
Music instruction can be life-changing for a child because it cultivates a child’s learning abilities, emotional development and unleashes God-given creativity. We are delighted to be a part of this enriching venture. – Jamaica Tours Ltd.
Charlie Nirenberg Memorial Scholarship
Jamaica was such a special place to Charlie Nirenberg. He lived his life strongly believing in providing educational opportunities for all young people to pursue their dreams. An educational experience that encourages and celebrates young people to follow their passion allows for endless possibilities in their future. Donated by Charlie’s daughter, Pam, who learned from her Dad what it means to be a citizen of the world.
Charlie Nirenberg Memorial Scholarship 2
Jamaica was such a special place to Charlie Nirenberg. He lived his life strongly believing in providing educational opportunities for all young people to pursue their dreams. An educational experience that encourages and celebrates young people to follow their passion allows for endless possibilities in their future. Donated by Jan Nirenberg.
Maureen O’Carroll Memorial Scholarship
A gifted cellist and dedicated music educator, Maureen O’Carroll believed music instruction should be accessible to all young musicians. Donated by Leora O’Carroll Downer, Founder and Director of Jamaica Music Camp, in memory of her mother. For more information, please visit: Maureen O’Carroll
Sagicor Group Jamaica Scholarship
Jamaica’s history and heritage boasts a remarkable legacy of music that is revered worldwide. Jamaica Music Camp provides an opportunity for young minds to benefit from the beauty and power of music and Sagicor is pleased to offer a full scholarship to the camp. – Sagicor Group Jamaica
SJ Foundation Scholarship
The SJ Foundation is granting this scholarship inspired in the Montessori philosophy: “…There should be music in the child’s environment, just as there does exist in the child’s environment spoken speech. In the social environment the child should be considered and music should be provided.”- Maria Montessori, 1931
Teresa Tritch Scholarship
Jamaica Music Camp is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to support talented young Jamaican musicians and, in that way, to participate in their futures and in the future of Jamaica. But there is another more immediate reason to support JMC: It is great fun — for the participants, their parents, friends and sponsors who travel to the camp for the closing-day concert. -Teresa Tritch
Jack and Betty Tritch Memorial Scholarship
My parents always encouraged me to pursue my interests and develop my gifts. In that spirit, I am happy to provide a scholarship for a young musician to attend Jamaica Music Camp. Donated by Teresa Tritch
David Alan Young Memorial Scholarship
Donated by Stacy Blair Young
Partners of Jamaica Music Camp who help identity scholarship recipients include:
The National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission
Music Unites – Jamaica Foundation
Musicians Without Borders
Please share the gift of music by supporting the JMC Scholarship Fund. Full scholarships are US$995 and cover everything at the camp including accommodation, meals and snacks, music classes and instruction, recreational activities, trip to Dolphin Cove and camp t-shirt. Donors are featured on this page with the scholarship in their name, with their photo or company logo and a personal statement.