Scholarships of $500 to USA professional music therapists to support them in their efforts to expand their training and professional interactions through participation in continuing education opportunities. The award may be used for national and/or regional conferences, CMTE (continuing music therapy education) courses, and/or other continuing education courses that meet the Educational Activity guidelines as established by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT).
The award may be used for post-undergraduate coursework as it relates to the clinical practice of music therapy. The award may not be used for undergraduate coursework.
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
Additional Eligibility Criteria
Those considered eligible must be a music therapist with a current credential of MT-BC or current professional designation of ACMT, CMT, or RMT, and, Professional member in good standing of AMTA. Applicant must maintain both of these criteria for the course of the scholarship/grant.
Award winners may not reapply for a period of 5 years. AMTA Executive Board members, review committee members, and AMTA National Office staff are not eligible to apply.
To apply, download the attached application form. The application narrative should be a maximum of two (2) pages. Statement of need, potential professional development and client impact, and strength/appropriateness of continuing education goals and opportunities should be included.
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All funds must be used within 12 months of the award.
Andrea H. Farbman
American Music Therapy Association
8455 Colesville Road, Suite 1000
Silver Spring, MD 20910