Yaeger Music Scholarship

The 58th Yaeger Music Scholarship will be awarded this year. The scholarship has been awarded for the past 57 years from a fund established by the late Clement L. Yaeger, a Fairhaven resident and longtime New Bedford library employee. The committee wishes to recognize outstanding music students in this 58th year.

            To apply, music students must submit a letter of application to include details about their personal background and future educational plans, a transcript of their grades, and two letters of recommendation from music teachers or directors. Upon receipt of application packet, candidates will be contacted to schedule interviews; please be sure to include your contact information in your application to include phone and email address.

            Please submit applications electronically either to yaegermusicscholarship@gmail.com, or by postal mail to Yaeger Music Scholarship, c/o Douglas R. Leatham, CPA, 492 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA ,02740.

            Application deadline is Saturday, August 28, 4:00 pm. For more information, contact email yaegermusicscholarship@gmail.com. Students from the Southcoast communities of Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Freetown, Marion, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Rochester, and Wareham are eligible for this scholarship.

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