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2024-2025 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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STUDENT SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Current 6th or 7th grader in PISD
  • Clear musical potential
  • Student essay
  • References
  • Parent approval

HOW TO APPLY

Interested students in the 6th or 7th grade must complete a student application, a school music director referral form, and a second recommendation from a teacher, coach, or other adult who knows you well by the required application deadline date.

TIMELINE

April 1, 2024 – Applications Open
May 17, 2024 – Application Deadline
July 2024 – Recipients Announced

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The purpose of the
PSO Education Scholarship Program

To provide the life-changing opportunity of private music instruction to young instrumentalists who show musical potential and have demonstrated financial need.

WHAT THE PROGRAM DOES

The PSO Education Scholarship program awards provides weekly private instruction for both fall and spring semesters to deserving students. Approved PISD private instructors are assigned to recipients by school music directors. Twenty three scholarships have been awarded for 2023-24!


The Plano Symphony Orchestra’s Musical Scholarship Program for deserving students is generously supported by partner organizations, including the Plano Independent School District Council of PTAs and the Plano International Festival in addition to all our generous patrons and supporters. Thank you!