Student Application


Our application process opens January 2020 and closes April 30th at midnight.

To qualify to receive a musical instrument through The Newcombe Foundation, students must fulfill the following requirements:


  • Student application is open for violin, viola, flute, oboe, B-flat clarinet, alto/tenor sax, horn, trumpet, or trombone players.
  • Student must be either currently enrolled in an instrumental music course or wishing to enroll into an instrumental music course.
  • Student must be enrolling in grades 5-11 for the following school year.
  • Student must be enrolled within a public school district in the state of WA. Preference for those within the Seattle through Tacoma, WA area.
  • Student must fill out our online essay form. If students do not have internet access, a faculty member can submit the form for the student.
  • Student must submit a letter of recommendation from their music teacher or school faculty member, on the schools letterhead, in our online application. Applications without this, will not be considered.
  • Students must engage in a community service project.
Our grant process is closed for the 2019 school year. Please check back January 1st, 2020!