AOSA encourages and facilitates research pertinent to Orff Schulwerk. The association also honors member researchers through an Excellence in Research Award. The links below will help you locate research and apply for research grants.

Research Grant

The Research Grant encourages research in varied applications of Orff Schulwerk, promoting the Orff Schulwerk philosophy and process. Awards of up to $8,000 may be granted for selected research proposals.

How to apply for the Research Grant


Research Partnership Grant

The Research Partnership Grant encourages collaborative research projects between a school-music teacher as the primary investigator/team leader and a university-based researching teacher.

How to apply for the Research Partnership Grant