STIRLING, NJ - Applications Still Open! Hickory Tree Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is pleased to offer the $1,000.00 Diane Cecala Memorial Scholarship to a musically talented high school senior woman interested in pursuing a career in vocal music.

Rehearsing in Stirling, New Jersey, we are dedicated to teaching, singing, and performing four-part, acappella harmony. Hickory Tree Chorus has awarded an annual scholarship for more than 30 years to students from areas in which its members reside.

Qualified high school senior girls with good academic records and exceptional talent in vocal music are encouraged to apply.  Students should also have applied for acceptance into a music program at a college or university.  Completed applications and recordings of at least two vocal performances must be received by April 30, 2021.

Applications and details are available through guidance counselors and music teachers. Applications can also be downloaded directly from