Please find enclosed the Northwest Mariachi Festival Scholarship Application packet to be copied and distributed to graduating high school seniors who are registered to participate in the 2019 Mariachi Northwest Festival workshops. In order to qualify for this scholarship, all eligible candidates must be pursuing higher education in the State of Washington and be accepted into one, which meets the criteria outlined below. Scholarship and tuition waivers will be awarded for college, university, and vocational studies for their first year as a full time student.
1. Senior student planning on attending Central Washington University
2. 2.5 Grade Point Average or Higher
3. Financial Obstacles and Needs
4. Proven Commitment Towards Goals
5. Participant in the Mariachi Northwest Festival
Recipients of scholarships, once enrolled in college, must contact Mariachi Northwest Festival. Scholarship awards will be made payable CWU with students name and social security number. Scholarship awards must be used within the first six months of the school year. If scholarships are not used within first six months, the award will roll over into the Mariachi Northwest Festival Scholarship fund. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Thank you for ensuring that this information reaches the person(s) in your district and/or community working with qualifying students.
If you have any questions or need any assistance please call Ramon Rivera at (509) 393-8871.