Scholarships

 

Scholarships

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

Boomerange TyreBoomerang 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

 

Calliope Scholarship

calliopeThe 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

JTL LogoMusic 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

Charlie Nirenberg (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 Charlie’s daughter, Pam, who learned from her Dad what it means to be a citizen of the world.

 

Charlie Nirenberg Memorial Scholarship 2

Charlie Nirenberg (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

maureen playing celloA 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

Sagicor logoJamaica’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

SJ Foundation logoThe 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

Teresa TritchJamaica 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.