Saskatchewan Choral Federation

Nova Voce Scholarship


Nova Voce Scholarship

The Nova Voce Scholarship recognizes an individual in the early stages of choral conducting development who has the potential to make a significant contribution to choral music throughout the life of their career. 

The scholarship consists of a cash award of $250.  A maximum of one award may be presented annually to a member of the Saskatchewan Choral Federation who is under the age of 30 (as of November 1st). The Award is presented at the SCF Awards Luncheon held in September each year. 

Application Procedure

The application process will consist of submission of information through an application form.


  • Any individual who is under the age of 30 (as of November 1st) in the early stage of a choral conducting career is eligible to apply.
  • Be currently directing a choir in their community, church or school.
  • Must be a resident of Saskatchewan.
  • Must be a member of Saskatchewan Choral Federation.

Submission Guidelines

Applications will be accepted from SCF Members in good standing and must include the following:

  • A completed application form.
  • A brief biography (no more than 1 page).  The biography should include the applicant's education, musical background (including singing or choral conducting), affiliation with agencies or groups, noteworthy achievements, hobbies and interests.
  • One letter from the applicant outlining their accomplishments to date and their future choral conducting plans (no more than 2 pages).
  • One letter of support, from an unrelated person other than the applicant, confirming the significance of the applicant's accomplishments to date (no more than 2 pages).

Application Deadline

The application deadline is August 15th.

Selection Process

Materials from the applicants will be adjudicated by the Nominations Committee to select the award recipient.  The successful recipient will be notified in early September.  The Award will be presented at the SCF Awards Luncheon held in late September each year.


All submissions should be sent to the Saskatchewan Choral Federation, 1415-B Albert Street, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4R 2R8 or e-mailed to