Application Procedure

This application procedure is to be followed when applying for the following grants/scholarships: AOSA TAP Fund, Barbara Potter Scholarship Fund, Gunild Keetman Assistance Fund, and the Shields-Gillespie Scholarship. Application information for all other grants and scholarships will be found on the pages linked to those opportunities. All necessary pages and forms must completed and submitted using the online application (form below) no later…

Shields-Gillespie Application Procedure

Shields-Gillespie Scholarship Application Procedure : All necessary pages and forms must completed and submitted using the online application (link below) no later than midnight on January 25. Letters of reference must also be completed and submitted online or received by AOSA headquarters by January 25. Incomplete applications or applications that are missing required components will not be considered. The parts of the application include:…

Research Grant

AOSA RESEARCH GRANT The Research Grant encourages research in varied applications of Orff Schulwerk, promoting the Orff Schulwerk philosophy and process. Grant recipients are asked to share their research findings with AOSA at the conclusion of the study through a presentation at an AOSA Professional Development Conference and a submission of a summary article for consideration to the Editorial Board of The Orff Echo. The researcher may submit…

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

On-line applications are now being accepted for grants to purchase classroom equipment, and scholarships for teacher education at AOSA approved Teacher 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…

Research Partnership Grant

AOSA 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. The research team agrees to present the findings of their work at an AOSA Professional Development Conference following the study and to provide a summary article for consideration by the Editorial Board of The Orff Echo for…

Barbara Potter Scholarship Application

Barbara Potter Scholarship Fund Application Procedure: All necessary pages and forms must be completed and submitted using the online application (link below) no later than midnight on January 25. Letters of reference must also be completed and submitted online or received by AOSA headquarters by January 25. Incomplete applications or applications that are missing required components will not be considered. The parts of the application include:…

Gunild Keetman Application Procedure

Gunild Keetman Assistance Fund Application Procedure: All necessary pages and forms must be completed and submitted using the online application (link below) no later than midnight on January 25. Letters of reference must also be completed and submitted online or received by AOSA headquarters by January 25. Incomplete applications or applications that are missing required components will not be considered. The parts of the application include:…

AOSA Congratulates 2017 Scholarship and Grant Recipients

In 2017, eighteen AOSA members were awarded over $25,000 in scholarships and grants to assist with professional development or the purchase of classroom instruments for teachers who work with low-income populations. Visit the Scholarships and Grants page to see pictures of the recipients and learn how they used the money. Thanks to the many individual members and local chapters who contribute these funds that help AOSA fulfill its mission to…

Scholarships and Grants

Alicia Canterbury Gunild Keetman Assistance Fund https://aosa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Canterbury-Alicia-pic.jpg …Level II’s rigor and requirements gave me a greater sense of self awareness and means towards embracing the concept of independent learners in the classroom. Jennifer Russell Gunild Keetman Assistance Fund https://aosa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Russell-Jennifer-pic-1.jpg Level II really helped me take the next step as a…

Technology Teacher Grant Opportunity

Recent articles in the Fall issue of The Orff Echo and September issue of Reverberations addressed ways in which Orff Schulwerk teachers can include digital media in creative ways in the classroom. This external grant seeks to support tech-focused lesson plans and offers up to $1000 to purchase classroom supplies, educational subscriptions and apps for your students. Selection criteria includes creativity, providing an opportunity for Orff…