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Scholarship Guidelines

Grand Island Concert Association - Dwaine and Carol Kubicek

Scholarship Essay Required
1 minute audio file upload Required

Dwaine and Carol Kubicek are enthusiastic supporters of music and the fine arts. Dwaine has played a number of musical instruments and is grateful for the role that music has played in his life. The Kubicek's give this scholarship to encourage young people to pursue their dreams of college while also nurturing their inner melody.

The Dwaine and Carol Kubicek Scholarship is a part of the Grand Island Concert Association Scholarships. In the spirit of encouraging musical and theatrical talent, the GICA offers scholarships annually to area students who have a plan to continue to grow and use their gifts.

Amount and Terms

  • $1,000 x 1 year

Number of Scholarships

  • 1


  • Must be a graduate of one of the following high schools:  Grand Island Senior High, Grand island Central Catholic, Grand Island Northwest, Heartland Lutheran, St. Cecilia, Heartland Community High School, Loup City, Ord, Palmer, High Plains, Ravenna, Shelton, St. Paul, Wood River, York, Nebraska Christian, Aurora, Central  City, Central Valley, Centura, Doniphan-Trumbull, Elba, Fullerton, Hampton, Hastings, or Adams Central.
  • Must be involved in music in school and in the community
  • Student must upload a 1 minute audio file showing proficiency in voice or instrument.
  • Must attend an accredited trade school, university, or college
  • Must major in Music Education, with emphasis on band/orchestra, or other instrumental or choral groups

Essay Questions

  • Give a brief synopsis of your involvement in school and community music activities. (Max 500 words)
  • What are your dreams for using your talent in music 10 years from now? Tell us how you plan to continue to develop your interest and talent. (Max 500 words)


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