Current Students and Families

College Scholarships

College Scholarships are awarded to CHS graduating seniors who will be attending a 4-year or 2-year institution and plan to Major or Minor in Music in college.

  • Scholarships are awarded each year at the CHS Spring Pops Concert. Those not in attendance will be notified individually.
  • The number and value of the awards will be based upon the availability of funds and number of applicants.
  • All decisions of the CFoM Scholarship Committee will be final.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The applicant must be currently enrolled in the Chelmsford Public School System and be an active member in one of the graded performance band, chorus or orchestra programs offered by the Chelmsford School System.
  • The applicant must have performed a minimum of 10 hours of documented volunteer service to CFoM prior to the date of this application. Inquiries regarding volunteer hours or any other questions can be sent to chelmsfordfriendsofmusic@gmail.com
  • The Scholarship form can be found in the “Documents” tab above.
  • The deadline to submit the 2021 application is May 10, 2020.
    Mail completed form to:
    Attn: College Scholarships
    Chelmsford Friends of Music
    PO Box 145
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    OR email to: chelmsfordfriendsofmusic@gmail.com

Camp Scholarships

Camp scholarships are awarded to middle and high school students attending Music Summer Camp. These awards are meant to assist, not totally cover, the cost of tuition for a summer music camp. Programs from past years include University of Massachusetts Lowell Mary Jo Leahey Symphonic Band camp and University of New Hampshire Summer Youth Music School.

  • Scholarships are presented each year at the CHS Spring Pops Concert or the student’s Middle School Spring Concert. Those not in attendance will be notified individually.
  • The number and value of the awards will be based upon the availability of funds and number of applicants.
  • All decisions of the CFoM Scholarship Committee will be final.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The applicant must be currently enrolled in the Chelmsford Public School System and be an active member in one of the graded music programs offered by the Chelmsford School System. Examples include: Band, Chorus, or Orchestra.
  • Under normal circumstances, the applicant must have performed a minimum of 4 hours of documented volunteer service to CFoM. However, since there have not been volunteer opportunities in the past year due to the pandemic, this volunteer hours requirement will be waived for 2021.
  • The Scholarship form can be found in the “Documents” tab above.
  • Deadline for 2021 application is May 10, 2021.
  • Mail completed form to:
    Attn: Camp Scholarship
    Chelmsford Friends of Music
    PO Box 145
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    OR email to: chelmsfordfriendsofmusic@gmail.com

Music Jacket Info for Students and Parents

  • In order to qualify for a jacket, students must be in their 3rd or 4th year in a graded music performance program have volunteered 10 hours for CFOM while in high school.
  • Students can earn both a varsity and a music jacket. 
  • Students must turn in a jacket application by the deadline to be eligible for consideration
  • Service hours can also apply for the scholarship requirements, NHS, college applications, etc.