American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota (ACDA-MN)


Scholarships offered by ACDA-MN’s F. Melius Christiansen Endowment Fund are subject to the following guidelines and restrictions:

  • Scholarships will pay partial honor choir registration fees from a minimum award of $50, up to a maximum award of $130.

  • A limited number of needs-based scholarships will be awarded each year, based on available scholarship funds.
  • Scholarship awards will be based on the financial need of the student/family.
  • Applications received after the posted due dates (see the dates below) will not be considered.

Scholarship Applications Due Dates:

9-10 Honor Choirs: Friday, November 17, 2023

4-5-6 Honor Choirs: Friday, February 2, 2024

7-8 Honor Choirs: Friday, February 23, 2024

Print Scholarship Application Forms

Following forms (specific to each choir) are to be downloaded and printed to be filled out by the parent /guardian of the student. Each form is available in English, Spanish, Somali and Hmong. Forms must be filled out by the Parent / Guardian.

Online Scholarship Application Form:

To be filled out by the Parent / Guardian

  • PARENT/GUARDIAN: Please briefly describe the financial need of your family as you apply for this scholarship support.
  • STUDENT: How will participation in the state honor choir program help you become be a better student leader in your choral program?

  • NOTE: Information provided on the scholarship application form will be considered confidential and will be deleted upon completion of screening process.