How to Apply
The John Hugelen Cajun Music Scholarship Fund is a non-profit fund generated by the community of Cajun musicians and dancers to support aspiring Cajun musicians in the Upper Midwest. Its goal is to realize the long-standing wish of John and Sandy Hugelen to provide financial help to musicians who wish to immerse themselves in a unique Cajun music learning experience.
Applications are currently being taken for the following music camps scheduled for 2017:
- Cajun Music & Dance Weekend at Folklore Village
- Dewey Balfa Cajun & Creole Heritage Camp
- Cajun/Creole Week at Augusta Heritage Center in Elkins, West Virginia.
Selection criteria include:
- Clear dedication to learning to play Cajun music
- Content of the application, including the letter of recommendation
- Expression of financial need
Priority will be given to:
- Musicians from the Upper Midwest (IA, IL, MI, MN, ND, SD,WI)
- To first-time attendees and/or musicians under the age of 30.
To be considered for a 2017 music camp the application and letters of recommendation must be postmarked by January 27, 2017 and mailed to:
John Hugelen Cajun Music Scholarship Fund
102 Rose Ave W
Saint Paul, MN 55117-4928
Click Here To Download Application (PDF) to be completed manually and mailed to above address.
Click Here To Fill Out Application Online (Google Form). You will need to email your letters of recommendation as indicated above.