Scholarships and Grants: Continuing Education
Percussive Arts Society/Meredith Music Publications
Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) Grant for a Non-Percussionist Band Director
The purpose of the “Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) Grant for a Non-Percussionist Band Director” is to provide financial assistance to a band director to attend the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) to be held in Austin, Texas, on October 31–November 3, 2012 in order to further the band director’s knowledge of percussion instruments and their use in school ensembles.
SAI Professional Development Grant
Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies, Inc. proudly announces the availability of grants in amounts up to $500 to encourage music-related continuing education and professional development among alumnae and affiliated patroness members of Sigma Alpha Iota. A member may receive one grant per triennium to support one educational and professional development activity related to her current employment in the field of music.
SAI Philanthropies, Inc. requires only that the recipient share the knowledge she gains from the experience within one year with other SAIs by, for example: giving a presentation at a Province Day or a chapter meeting; 2) writing a short article or summary of the event for Pan Pipes or a province/chapter newsletter; or presenting an educational workshop at a triennial convention.
Examples of activities that may be funded under this grant program include, but are not limited to, the following: Tuition for a college music course, registration fee for a music education workshop, mileage or airfare to attend a leadership training conference, expense reimbursement to attend a seminar on instrument repair/maintenance.