MENC Caitlin Merie Hurrey Grant

The Caitlin Merie Hurrey Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established as part of the Fund for the Advancement of Music Education (FAME) of The National Association for Music Education (MENC). Caitlin Merie Hurrey is the daughter of MENC Assistant Executive Director Earl Hurrey. Caitlin Hurrey was nine years old and in the fourth grade at Huntingtown Elementary School in Huntingtown, Maryland when she died. She loved to play in the band, sing in the chorus, and wanted to be a teacher when she grew up.


The Caitlin Scholarship Fund provides four scholarships each year.

- Caitlin Merie Hurrey MENC Scholarship
Awarded to a son or daughter of an MENC member who is planning to attend an accredited college or university.

- Caitlin Merie Hurrey Collegiate Professional Achievement Scholarship
Awarded to one MENC collegiate senior for professional development. The 2009 award is presented in memory of Shannon Kane. To learn more about Shannon and her accomplishments as a four-year Collegiate member and graduate student in music education, read the news story. Submissions are processed through CMENC chapter advisor.

- Caitlin Merie Hurrey Military Scholarship
Awarded to a high school senior or college student who is the son or daughter of an active-duty member of one of the U.S. Military musical ensembles.

- Caitlin Merie Hurrey Huntingtown Scholarship
Awarded to a high school senior who is planning to attend an accredited college or university and has a personal connection to Huntingtown Elementary School (parent, student, family member, etc.).

For more information on the scholarships, please contact Susan Lambert at susanl@menc.org.

For guidelines and application forms, please visit:
http://www.menc.org

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