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  • SCPFA Members in good standing are invited to enter their high school students who meet the eligibility requirements in the 2021 Walter Roberts Scholarship Competition. 

  • Good standing members are those whose association dues are current.  

  • The competition will be conducted by means of pre-recorded video submissions.

  • The 2021 Walter B. Roberts Scholarship will be in the amount of $3,000.00.  SCPFA reserves the right to withhold the awarding of the scholarship should the competition adjudicators so advise.

  • Applications:

    • Applications will be mailed to association members  in good standing in early February 2021​.

    • Scholarship registration fee is $20.

    • The postmark deadline for registration submissions is March 3, 2021.

  • Pre-Recorded Video Submissions:

    • Criteria for preparation of videos will be included with applications.​

    • The deadline for submission of pre-recorded videos is March 13, 2021.

  • Eligibility: In addition to meeting all festival eligibility requirements, scholarship applicants must

    • Be a pre-college, high school senior, enrolled in the twelfth grade course work during the academic year of the audition.

    • Not have completed high school prior to August before the competition

    • Have auditioned in a previous SCPFA festival as a high school sophomore or junior or have been registered to participate in the 2020 auditions were cancelled after registrations were submitted; and 

    • Plan to enter college as a music major with piano as the primary performance instrument.

    • Join teachers in signing registration forms affirming knowledge of and compliance with all competition rules.

  • Requirements:

    • Scholarship applicants must perform fro memory three pieces from the five major style periods. 

    • Repertoire selections cannot include music performed any previous SCPFA festival.

    • No repertoire changes or substitutions are allowed after applications are submitted.

    • Registration fees will not be returned once submitted.

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