Scholarship Information and Application

NHGMC’s $1000 Student Scholarship for 2017

Class of 2017Keeping with our longstanding tradition of giving back to our community, and as a community service to the young people of New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Gay Men’s Chorus is proud to offer our NHGMC 2017 $1000 Student Scholarship!

The winning 2017 candidate shall be a graduating New Hampshire high school senior (academic year 2016-2017) and a New Hampshire resident, with plans to major in the Performing Arts as a full-time student.

Application Form

To apply for the Scholarship, download this 2017 Scholarship Application Form, fill out the information, and follow instructions for mailing it to NHGMC.

DEADLINE: Your completed application must be received no later than APRIL 14, 2017.

Congratulations Emma Eafrati of Manchester – NHGMC’s 2016 Student Scholarship Recipient!

We at NHGMC offer a heartfelt congratulations to Emma K. Eafrati of Manchester — our Student Scholarship recipient for 2016!  Emma, who graduated from Manchester Memorial High School on June 4, 2016, plans to attend the University of New Hampshire, Durham, and major in Music Education. Emma will pursue a career teaching music for elementary- and middle-school children.

Music and volunteer work have played a big part of Emma’s life since the fourth grade. As a student, she has volunteered at school blood drives, with the National Honor Society, All-State Auditions, school holiday events, band concerts, uniform fittings for marching bands, and Haircuts 4 Hope.  An accomplished musician, Emma has been a band member throughout her high school years. She was Alto Saxophone section leader for the band and jazz band and a member of the Pep Band and Saxophone Quartet. She even served as Drum Major at her high school and studied at the George N. Parks Drum Major Academy at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Outside of school, Emma played in the New Hampshire Youth Band and attended the Summer Youth Music School, both at UNH. She has studied Music Theory, Music Appreciation, and Advanced Instrumental Studies.

We wish you the best of luck, Emma, as you pursue your dream of a career in the Performing Arts. We at NHGMC are proud to help make your dream come true.

About our 2015 recipient – Heather J. Hunt of Gilmanton

Our 2015 student scholarship recipient, Heather J. Hunt of Gilmanton, New Hampshire, graduated from Gilford High School, class of 2015. Hope is attending Keene State College, majoring in Theater with a focus on Acting and Directing. Heather has already amassed an incredible number of accomplishments. She is an active writer with a goal of writing, casting, and directing her own plays. Before going to Keene, she had already acted in more than 30 musicals and plays and had been involved in all aspects of theater — directing, playwriting, management, set design, costumes, properties, and makeup.

About our 2014 recipient – Hope L. Aubrey of Sandown

Our 2014 student scholarship recipient, Hope L. Aubrey of Sandown, New Hampshire, graduated from Timberlane Regional High School in Plaistow, New Hampshire, Class of 2014.  At Timberlane, Hope ranked fourth academically in her Senior class of 347 students.  Hope attends the prestigious, world-renowned Hartt School in Connecticut. The Hartt School is the comprehensive performing-arts conservatory of the University of Hartford, with programs in music, dance, and theatre. Hope planned on majoring in Clarinet Performance. Hope and her proud parents attended our Manchester It’s Showtime! concert on May 18, 2014, at the Derryfield School, where she was introduced to the audience.

About our 2013 recipient – Roland Erik DuBois of Gilford

Our 2013 student scholarship recipient, Roland Erik DuBois of Gilford, New Hampshire, graduated from Gilford High School, Class of 2013, and he is pursuing a career in the Performing Arts with a major in Musical Theatre at Plymouth State University. Throughout his high school years, Roland exhibited tremendous dedication to his interest and passion for music, theatre, achievement, community, and academia.

About our 2012 recipient – Bailie deLacy of Hollis

Bailie deLacy of Hollis, New Hampshire, was the lucky recipient of our 2012 student scholarship! Bailie graduated from Hollis Brookline High School on June 16, 2012. An aspiring actress, she is attending Boston University as a full-time student majoring in the Performing Arts.