Boston CCÉ Scholarship Programs

Scholarship Application deadline has been extended to June 30, 2018!

For various reasons, we have extended the application deadline for all music school scholarships to June 30th for this year only.

Traditional Irish Music Scholarships

The Reynolds, Hanafin, Cooley Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann offers five traditional Irish music scholarship options that provide financial assistance to our CCE Boston Music School students and to others (see the Larry Reynolds scholarship).

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General Scholarship

General Scholarship Application  

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Scholarship

Description

This scholarship is available to beginner-intermediate level students enrolled in the CCE Boston Music School who look for the opportunity to further develop their skills in a program that complements what they are learning though our music school.

Application

Click for Annie Mullen Memorial Scholarship application form.  

About Annie Mullen

Annie Mullen, a longtime Boston, MA, resident and native of the Connemara region in Ireland, enjoyed the traditional music and dance of her homeland.  She instilled this interest in her children through many trips to Ireland and incorporating those traditions into her family life.  Annie enthusiastically enjoyed listening to or dancing to this music.  After her passing in the summer of 2016, friends and family joined together to fund a scholarship in her memory.

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Larry Reynolds Memorial Scholarship

Description

An applicant for the Larry Reynolds Memorial Award should be a person under 21 years of age who participates in and contributes to the Irish Music/Dance/Song/Culture and Community of New England and is a member of the Reynolds-Hanafin-Cooley branch of CCÉ.  Previous winners may not apply again for 5 years.

Application

Applications accepted May 1st to June 15th.  Announcement of recipient will be by July 15th. [Note: for this year only, the application deadline for this and the other scholarships has been extended to June 30, 2018.]

Click for  Larry Reynolds Memorial Scholarship Application

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The Button Box Scholarship

Description

The Button Box is a business located in Sunderland, Massachusetts that sells and services accordions and concertinas.  The owner of the business is demonstrating his support for the development of traditional Irish musicians by funding a scholarship for students enrolled in the CCE Boston Music School.

The Button Box scholarship covers tuition for a student enrolled in an accordion or concertina class  at the CCE Boston Music School

Application
Click for  The Button Box Application

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Frank Forde Memorial Music Scholarship

Frank Forde Scholarship Application

(There are no funds currently available for this scholarship.)

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How to Apply for Scholarships

Click on the links above for scholarship applications, applicant qualifications, and specific rules for applying.

Reynolds, Hanafin, Cooley Branch – Boston, MA