Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Northeast Tionól offers three types of scholarship (two for pipers, one for fiddlers) that will cover a student’s tuition for the weekend and pay $200 toward the student’s room and board.

The scholarship period for 2019 is now closed.

Bill Ochs Memorial Piping Scholarships

Scholarship for young pipers

To be eligible for consideration, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be under 25 years old.
  • You must own or have use of, at minimum, a working practice set of uilleann pipes.
  • You must have been playing for at least six months.

Scholarship for female pipers

Open to all female pipers, regardless of age or experience, to be awarded based on enthusiasm for piping and other factors at the discretion of the awards committee. To be eligible for consideration, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must own or have use of, at minimum, a working practice set of uilleann pipes.

Fiddle Scholarship

Scholarship for young fiddlers

To be eligible for consideration, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be under 25 years old.
  • You must have been playing violin or fiddle for at least two years.

Scholarship Donations

If you’d like to sponsor one of these scholarships or create a new scholarship fund, please get in touch with us or submit a donation online to the tionól using the link below (handled by Paypal, which allows you to pay by credit card if you don’t have a PayPal account)

NOTE: Donations are tax-deductible! We will send you a receipt for your records.