Scholarships and Grants: Music Education
Lynn Freeman Olson Pedagogy Awards (odd-numbered years)
The NFMC Lynn Freeman Olson Pedagogy Awards are open to applicants of all ages who have an undergraduate degree in piano. Applicants are required to submit evidence of acceptance for graduate study at a school/college/university and NFMC membership. Award: $5,000.
The Myrtle Mehan/Hazel Morgan Music Education Scholarship
The NFMC Myrtle Mehan/Hazel Morgan Music Education Scholarship is awarded annually to a college sophomore majoring in Music Education at a college or university which has a Music Education Department offering a degree in same. Award: $475 Application deadline: March 1.
Gretchen E. Van Roy Music Education Scholarship
The NFMC Gretchen E. Van Roy Music Education Scholarship is awarded yearly to a college junior majoring in Music Education at an accredited college or university. Award: $1150. Application deadline: April 1.
SAI Doctoral Grant Underwritten by Donna Heiken
A grant of $2,500 is awarded to a member of Sigma Alpha Iota who is enrolled in a program leading to a doctoral degree. This grant is most applicable to students in the final stages of their program. An abstract of the member’s dissertation/final project is required. Dissertations are acceptable in Music Education, Music Therapy, Musicology, Ethnomusicology, Theory, Psychology of Music, or Applied Research including Performance or Pedagogy. Visit web site for requirements. Visit Sigma Alpha Iota
SAI Music Education Outreach Grant
Honoring the longtime focus SAI has given to music education, the Music Education Outreach Grant offers a grant to assist music programs in public schools, at any grade level, K-12. This grant may be applied for once every three years, and will not exceed $5,000. Visit web site for requirements. Visit Sigma Alpha Iota
SAI Music Education Scholarship for Graduate Students
A scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded to a member of SAI who has completed an undergraduate degree in music and has been accepted into or is continuing in an accredited graduate program leading to a masters or doctoral degree in music education. It is preferred that the candidate has had at least one year of teaching experience in a private or public school. Applicants without teaching experience must include a video of student teaching experience and references from her major professor and her student teacher advisor. One $1,500 scholarship will be awarded. Visit web site for requirements. Visit Sigma Alpha Iota
The John Philip Sousa Foundation
Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship for the Academic Year 2013-2014. Deadline for receiving applications will be September 1 – December 5, 2012. Eligibility: working toward a degree in instrumental (band) music education. Award: $1,000.