RMS Tuition Assistance

The Reunion Music Society offers tuition assistance to a limited number of selected applicants who are enrolled or will enroll in MUS 148 or 248 on the NOVA Annandale campus. The assistance will be in the form of reimbursement only for the tuition paid by the student for the current semester (normally $189).

The RMS Tuition Assistance program will accept applications from community members, part-time NOVA students, and full-time NOVA students.

Deadline to apply is generally the week that classes start.

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Lafayette Jackson Memorial Scholarship

The Lafayette Jackson Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to the memory and legacy of a beloved member of our symphony, Lafayette Jackson, who passed away in 2005.

This scholarship offers opportunities for high school students in Northern Virginia. To be eligible, applicants must play string bass or cello at a level sufficient to participate in the NOVA-Annandale Symphony Orchestra. Each year, we award scholarships to TBD students.

Each recipient will receive:

  • The opportunity to play in the bass or cello section of the NOVA-Annandale Symphony Orchestra
  • Tuition reimbursement for two music course credits at NVCC.
  • A $TBD cash award to be used for future academic pursuits.

The tuition reimbursement is applicable only for MUS 148 or MUS 248, one each semester, for two consecutive semesters, beginning in the fall of the year the scholarship is awarded.

The application deadline is TBD February prior to the Fall semester. Auditions and interviews will be conducted on April (the location and time will be communicated via email). Successful; candidates will be notified in May.

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Smith-White Scholarship

RMS Smith-White scholarships operate on a similar basis to Lafayette Jackson Scholarships, but are offered to woodwind players.

Virginia Back Scholarship

NOVA Annandale is offering scholarships under the Virginia Back endowment for Fall 2019.  For more information, contact Asst. Dean Rainey in the Division office on campus.