Playford V. Thorson, III Family Memorial Scholarship
PURPOSE
In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the Thorson family is sponsoring scholarships each year to help defray the cost of attending a Kenosha Unified School District summer band or orchestra program. Scholarships for Continental Band, Rambler Band and the Summer Orchestra Program will be awarded. Students in band, orchestra or choir that are accepted into the WSMA Middle Level Honors Music Project will also be eligible for a scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY
Students must be enroll at McKinley Middle School, Lincoln Middle School or Washington Middle School. They must have a financial need for the scholarship, as explained in the application. Students must have a recommendation from their middle school music director, one teacher at their middle school and one additional recommendation. Students may apply each year they are enrolled in Middle School.

FINANCIAL DATA
Scholarship words $150 continental band , $250 for the Rambler Band, $20 for the summer Orchestra program , and $175 for the WSMA Middle-level Honors Music Project. The scholarship will be paid directly to the Summer music program the student is enrolled in.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Applications may be obtained from Kenosha Unified music director. Completed applications must be submitted by April 30th.

Email address *
Playford V. Thorson, III Family Memorial Scholarship
Summer Program applying for (choose one): *
Date of Application *
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PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Name *
Date of Birth *
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Address *
Telephone *
Name of parent(s) *
Occupation of parent(s) *
Employer of parent(s) *
Number of Dependent Children in Family *
EDUCATION INFORMATION:
Middle School Attended *
GPA Number (Not Weighted) *
School Achievements/Activities List (Required) *
School Achievements/Activities - Attach information here - Optional
FINANCIAL:
Explain how financial assistance will help you attend a summer music program: *
REFERENCES:
List three references - one must be your middle school music teacher and one must be a teacher in your middle school.
Name / Relationship / Phone (Reference 1) *
Name / Relationship / Phone (Reference 2) *
Name / Relationship / Phone (Reference 3) *
OTHER INFORMATION
Attach a one-page (200 words or less) explanation of why music is an important part of your life and why you would like to attend a summer music program. *
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A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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