the  Caouette
was developed by the Caouette family in memory of
Bernie Caouette who passed away in June, 2006,
from cancer.  Bernie, a retired Captain from the
Acton (MA) Fire Department, was builder of
Caouette Banjos .  
This scholarship is available to deserving students
wishing to further their education in a Music career
and/or children of fire department personnel.
(scholarship application)
We held the 1st Bluegrass Benefit Show in Oct, 2006, that was an overwhelming
success!  With the proceeds from that show & the many generous donations received,
we have been able to award six $1000. scholarships in the first year!
(for details about 2006 show ~ click here)

A 2nd annual Benefit show held in Oct, 2007, was another success.
for details about the 2007 show ~ click here)
3rd annual Benefit show, Oct 12th, 2008, was a blast!
(for details of the 2008 show ~click here)

the 4th annual ~another great~ Benefit show was held on Nov 8th, 2009
(for details of the 2009 show ~click here)
                 We are extremely grateful for all your support
for more information, email Julie
The 8th Caouette Music Scholarship
Bluegrass/Country Music
show will be on
Sunday, April 6th, 2014
Athol/Orange Elks,
Orange, MA.
band line-up & more information will be announced soon!
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Applications are being accepted between
Jan 1 ~ June
30th for the upcoming school year.
(link to scholarship application)

If you would like to send a donation gift directly to the
scholarship fund, you can mail it to:
the Bernie Caouette Music Scholarship
c/o Middlesex Savings Bank,
306 Great Road, Littleton, MA 01460

and on behalf of the entire Caouette family,
THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts!!!