Scholarship


Diane Cecala Memorial Scholarship Program 

Each year, the Hickory Tree Chorus awards a $1000 Scholarship to a high school senior girl with good academic records and exceptional talent in vocal music.  Students should also have applied for acceptance into a music program at a college or university.  Applicants must submit an application and audio or video performance which should include at least two vocal performances that demonstrate her particular talent.  CD’s may include accompaniment, as needed.  Music Educators please encourage your students who have exceptional talent to apply.  Applications will be sent to high school guidance departments in more than 50 communities in the New Jersey area.

Applications for the 2019 scholarship are now closed. Check back in February for next year's scholarship.

Diane Cecala was a beloved member of the Hickory Tree Chorus for more than thirty years.  On her passing in 2019, she asked that donations be made in her honor to the chorus.  These funds from family and friends are being used exclusively to help fund our scholarship program.

To help us continue growing this fund, please consider making a donation.

OR Checks made out to Hickory Tree Chorus can be mailed to:

Mary Lou Van Handle, Finance Coordinator
Hickory Tree Chorus
10 Horizon Dr
Succasunna, NJ 07876

Please note Scholarship on your check.

Recent news

June 20, 2019 - 4:42pm
Hannah Ferguson, our 2019 scholarship winner, delighted us with a performance of her favorite songs,... more
June 25, 2018 - 11:18pm
We are so pleased to congratulate Christina Freeman, our 2018 Scholarship Winner.  A graduating senior from... more
June 10, 2018 - 10:44pm
Take Note! attended Region 15's Quartet Day and got to hang out with Queen Corinna Garriock from Martini, who... more

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