Winners of the NWMPA 2022-2023 Scholarships

Category 1: (Freshmans/Sophomores)

Band: John Montgomery

Choir: Sydni Crespo

Orchestra: Rachel George

Category 2: (Juniors/Seniors)

Band: Zach Allen

Choir: No one submitted application in this category

Orchestra: Ema Kim

Congratulations to All!

The deadline for submitting the 2023-24 Accolades Scholarship is TBD 

What:  Eight  - $500 Music Scholarships will be awarded this year

Who:   One scholarship for upperclassmen (Juniors & Seniors) in each category   (Band, Choir, Orchestra)

             One scholarship for underclassmen (Freshman & Sophomores) in each category (Band, Choir, Orchestra)

How:  Award recipients are notified by email for 2023 & recognized above. All awards will be distributed as a cash prize.

Instructions:  To apply, you must save the application below to your Google drive with a new name that includes your student id (for example: 99999 NWMPA Scholarship).

Niles West Accolades Scholarship Form 2023

Then complete the form and share or e-mail the document to


Note:  The above rules are clearly stated and no exceptions will be made. Failure to follow all directions will result in disqualification.  Be sure to follow all application and essay directions and submit all materials as stated by due date.  

All applications will be judged by a panel of former and current NWMPA members and scored according to the established point rubric.  All submissions will be judged by a minimum of 3 separate judges and awarded an average of the 3 scores.  Highest score in each of the 6 categories will be named the winner of said category.  In the event of a tie in any category, a fourth judge will review the tied applications and declare a winner based on the established scoring rubric.