Scholarships

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  Hamilton Centre offers scholarships to pianists and beginning organ students who wish to pursue organ studies.  Applicants can be any age. 


The Robert Evenden Memorial Scholarship, valued at $600, is awarded to a promising student of organ at the elementary or intermediate level.  


 The CDF (College Development Fund) Scholarship, also valued at $600, is sponsored by our National Office. Each RCCO centre may award up to two CDF Scholarships in any one year. 


The Fairclough Skills Development Scholarship  is also aimed at promising piano and organ students and is valued at $600 per year. Rules for Fairclough Scholarships are available via Download below.


THESE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE THERE FOR THE ASKING - SO JUST ASK!

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  These awards are made to students who are trained on the piano and show ability and promise as an organist and church musician. Candidates for these award may currently hold a church organist position.   Awards are paid on the recipient’s behalf to an approved organ teacher of the student’s choice.  


The Fairclough Examination Preparation Scholarship  is valued at approximately $1,000 and is intended to encourage study for an RCCO or RCM diploma or certificate. The funds can be used for lessons, exam fees and music supplies. Details are available via Download below. Funding  for these two Fairclough Scholarships is provided by the Howard Fairclough Organ Scholarship Fund at the Hamilton Community Foundation.


 Interested students should download and complete the appropriate form below, or contact Shirley MacDougall at psmacdougall@sympatico.ca.   

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The Young Educational Travel Fund, valued at $250, is awarded by the RCCO Hamilton Centre to enable recipients to attend educational events, including RCCO Conventions. The recipient is required to submit a report on the event attended. Application is made by letter, stating the reason for applying. There is no application deadline date. Apply to: Shirley MacDougall at psmacdougall@sympatico.ca.  

Application Form

These forms can be printed and completed manually, or filled out on line. Then it can be saved and sent as an attachment to an e-mail.

Fairclough Exam Preparation Application (docx)

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Fairclough Skills Development Application (docx)

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Scholarships (Evenden & CDF) Application (docx)

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Fairclough Scholarship Rules 2018 (docx)

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