Scholarships and Grants

…Members of AOSA may be eligible for professional development scholarships or grants to purchase instruments/equipment. An average of 20-25 awards ranging from $500-3000 are given each year. Application information can be found on the Scholarships and Grants page in our member portal….

2014 Grant Recipients say “Thanks!” New AOSA Scholarship and Grant applications now being accepted

…Education Courses and for study abroad. Please visit the Scholarships and Grants Page to learn how last year’s recipients used their awards and for detailed information on how you can apply. Deadline for applications for the Training and Projects (TAP) Fund, Gunild Keetman Assistance Fund, and Shields-Gillespie Scholarship is January 25, 2015. Information about deadlines for other grants and scholarships will be found by following the links for e…

AOSA 2019 Scholarship and Grant Applications Due January 15

…18, twenty-five AOSA members were awarded over $35,000 in scholarships and grants to assist with professional development or the purchase of classroom instruments for teachers who work with low-income populations. Thanks to the many individual members and local chapters who contribute these funds that help AOSA fulfill its mission to “…to support the professional development of our members; and to inspire and advocate for the creative…

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AOSA History & Founders

…on Orff Schulwerk and music education advocacy, apply for scholarships and grants, register for the national conference, connect with a local chapter, look for approved teacher education courses, and make donations. The Isabel McNeill Carley Library, established in 1985 and located at the Eastman School of Music’s Sibley Library since 2002, holds research materials, letters, and the archives of AOSA. The AOSA Professional Development Conference, k…

Engage Decision Makers

…the case), but are concerned about finances, let them know about the AOSA grants that support instrument purchase. Every Student Achieves Act-What Does It Mean for Music and for Support of the Schulwerk? On December 10, Congress celebrated the passage of Every Student Achieves Act (ESAA) as President Obama signed it into law. One of the most potentially exciting benefits for us as music educators is the mention of music FIVE times in the act as i…

About AOSA

…eive a subscription to our publications, are eligible for scholarships and grants, and have on-line access to classroom resources and other member benefits. Download and print AOSA informational materials about Orff Schulwerk: What is Orff Schulwerk? ¿Que es Orff Schulwerk? Tri-fold brochure Music is Critical to Child Development La Música es Fundamental al Desarrollo del/de la Niño/a Card insert designed for parents Orff Schulwerk and 21st Centur…

Use Community Resources

…oven strategies for engaging your community to build support for music education. Public Relations: Connecting with Your Community Visit the Scholarships and Grants page to see grant opportunities offered by businesses. Return to Main Advocacy Page…

Research

…ward. The links below will help you locate research and apply for research grants. Digital Research Poster Session 2019 Call for posters for the 2019 Conference now available. Orff Research Webliography Online, interactive bibliography hosted by the University of Kentucky Isabel McNeill Carley Library/AOSA archives Research materials, letters, and archives of AOSA housed at the Eastman School of Music Current Research in Music Education Peer-revie…

President’s Panel, Fort Worth 2017

…ence.” She acknowledged the two administrators on the panel and the power difference they made in bringing the Schulwerk to a large body of music teacher/educators in their districts. It is our responsibility to make noise and bring about change. It was mentioned that scholarships, grants and other various monies are available through AOSA but may need to be actively advertised on the website. Several chapters also offer scholarships monies and th…