Aspiring Artist Summer Program Grant – Deadline May 6, 2022

We are now accepting applications for the Aspiring Artist Summer Program Grant, and the deadline to apply is May 6, 2022. The link to the application is

To apply, applicants will need to:

  • Fill out the application form at
  • Submit the following documents via the google form:
    • Two recommendation letters (one must be from the student’s current teacher)
    • A brief essay (200 words or more) explaining to importance of the summer program experience to the student’s musical and career goals
    • The Summer Program Acceptance Letter or Email Notice
    • A résumé
  • Submit a YouTube Video link (or links) to two vocal selections that are representative of the entrance requirements to the summer program to be funded by this grant
  • Send your $10 Application fee, postmarked by May 6, 2022, to Hope Thacker (mailing address available on the form). Note that Hope Thacker, as former treasurer, will be processing the fees for this year’s grant application.

NSA YouTube Round Reimbursement-Deadline May 13, 2022

South Texas Chapter NATS – NSA YouTube Round Reimbursement Application


To apply, please fill out the form at The form will ask for the following information: 

  • Student and teacher names and e-mail addresses; 
  • Mailing address;
  • NSA YouTube Round eligible Categories and ranking in Texoma region; 
  • A brief statement of support from the teacher that speaks to the student’s financial need and commitment to attend the NSA Semi-final round if selected (PDF format); 
  • A copy of the NSA YouTube Round submission receipt (PDF format)

The committee will review all applications and preference will be given to those individuals that demonstrate financial need and a willingness to attend the NSA Semi-final round in Chicago; depending on the number of applications received, region ranking in the student’s Texoma NATS Category will also be considered.  All applicants will be notified by May 20, 2022.