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American Holistic Nurses Association Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program
The Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program (CMGSP) was established in 1986 through a gracious gift to the American Holistic Nurses Association. Since 1987, AHNA nurses in pursuit of their professional education have been assisted by this program. These awards celebrate the commitment of nurses to a holistic path, and are presented at AHNA's annual conference held each year in June. Since 1997, more than $30,000 has been awarded.
Named in honor of the founder of AHNA, the Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program is made possible through the generous tax deductible donations of AHNA members, friends and benefactors.
Annually, the CMGSP offers academic scholarships to nurses in undergraduate nursing programs, graduate nursing programs, and other graduate programs related to holistic nursing.
Charlotte McGuire Scholarships are available to nurses who:
■ Are pursuing holistic nursing education
■ Maintain a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
■ Have experience and interest in healing and holistic nursing practice
■ Are current members of AHNA
■ Have been a member for a minimum of six months at the time of application submission for the undergraduate award
■ Have been a member for a minimum of one year at the time of application submission for the graduate award
■ Complete the application process
Application packets may be downloaded or are available throughout the year from AHNA National Office. Completed applications must be returned by March 15 of the year for which the scholarship is awarded. Applications received after March 15 will not be considered. No materials will be returned to the applicant. The application includes:
■ Personal Data
■ Educational and Employment History
■ Description of personal philosophy and activities
■ Official transcript
■ Application essay
■ Two sponsorship letters (one must be written by an AHNA member)
All applications are reviewed by members of the Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program Committee. The committee is composed of active AHNA members, one of whom is a chair appointed by the Board of Directors. Selection criteria have been approved by the Board of Directors. Scholarship recipients will be notified each year in May. All recipients are encouraged to attend the national AHNA conference to receive awards.
Amount of Scholarships
The Scholarship Program is supported by donations from AHNA members, friends and benefactors. Final determination is made by the Board of Directors.
For Questions Contact:
AHNA President Elect
Submit Applications to:
AHNA Office Manager
100 SE 9th Street, Suite 3A
Topeka, KS 66612-1213
(785) 234 - 1713 (fax)
American Music Therapy Association Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
The Arthur Flagler Fultz Award is now $15,000
Save paper and mailing costs: Applications will be accepted via electronic submission!
All applications must be emailed to the AMTA National Office and received by 5:00 pm EST on May 2, 2014 to be considered eligible.
Submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org using the electronic application form for the 2014 Fultz Award.
American Music Therapy Association Student Conference Scholar Program
The AMTA Student Conference scholar will receive: $250 cash for conference expenses at the upcoming AMTA National Conference, free conference registration, and free participation in CMTE courses and Institutes.
Award: Two (2) scholars will be selected.
Requirements: The application narrative should be a maximum of one (1) page. Statement of need and potential development should be addressed within your narrative. (Your narrative should be submitted for blind review)
Application Deadline: All entries for the 2014 conference must be received by 6:00 pm EST July 18, 2014 without exception.
American Music Therapy Association Conference Scholar Program
The AMTA Conference scholar will receive: $500 cash for conference expenses at the upcoming AMTA National Conference, free conference registration, and free participation in CMTE courses and Institutes.
Award: Up to five (5) scholars will be selected.
Requirements: The application narrative should be a maximum of one (1) page. Statement of need and potential professional development should be addressed within your narrative. (Your narrative should be submitted for blind review)
Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
The Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy of the American Music Therapy Association has been established in Florence's memory by Michael G. McGuire, MM, MT-BC, to support professional music therapists in post-undergraduate training in music psychotherapy, music and psychotherapy, or psychotherapy.
Award: The Tyson Grant provides free registration to attend the upcoming Annual AMTA Conference and attend a CMTE. Continuing education credits selected should focus on training in music psychotherapy, music and psychotherapy, or psychotherapy (if available).
The award is not transferable and may not be redeemed for cash or for any other continuing education activity. A final written report is required and must be submitted to AMTA within 30 days of the end of the award period. The report will include a summary of the continuing education activities, the anticipated impact these activities will have on the recipient's career and clients. 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.
Requirements: The application narrative should be a maximum of two (2) pages. Briefly describe how the study of music psychotherapy, music and psychotherapy, and/or psychotherapy is important to your work as a music therapist. Statement of need, potential professional development and client impact, and strength/appropriateness of continuing education goals and opportunities should also be included.
Application Deadline: All entries must be received by 6:00 pm EST June 27, 2014 without exception.
Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
The Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship of the American Music Therapy Association has been established in Anne's memory by the Emery and Kyllo families through The Denver Foundation to support professional music therapists in their efforts to expand their training and professional interactions through participation in continuing education opportunities
Award: Three (3) cash scholarships of $500 each will be awarded annually for use towards CMTE credits.
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). CBMT guidelines state that educational activities must be at least five contact hours in duration, and must relate to the CBMT Examination Content Outline, as published in the CBMT Recertification Manual. The award may not be used for undergraduate coursework. The award may be used for post-undergraduate coursework as it relates to the clinical practice of music therapy. The award is for one calendar year. All funds must be used within 12 months of the award. If not used, the balance must be returned to AMTA. A final written report is required and must be submitted to AMTA within 30 days of the end of the award period. The report will include a summary of the continuing education activities, the impact these activities made on the recipient's career and clients, and a financial accounting of the award funds. 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.
Requirements: 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.
Theodore Meyer Scholarship
Theodore Michael Meyer (August 9, 1982 - January 17, 2013) was a music lover and a student of guitar. He started playing guitar when he was a young teenager in Raleigh, NC and spent much of his free time 'jamming' with friends and playing gigs at local venues. In 2007, Theo received his Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition from the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Due to a biking accident, Theo suffered from chronic pain throughout most of his 20s. Theo benefited from Music Therapy as part of his treatment and considered going back to school to study Music Therapy to help others. Theo's family hopes that this scholarship will go to a student interested in helping individuals with mental health and/or addiction issues find a path to wellness and inspiration through the joy of music.
Award: One cash scholarship of $1000 will be available each year.
Requirements: Students will provide two (2) short essays: one essay detailing their interest in mental health and addiction and a second essay describing their long-term professional goals. Each application narrative should be a maximum of two (2) pages.
A final written report is required and must be submitted to AMTA within 60 days of the end of the award period. The report will include a summary of the anticipated impact this scholarship will have on the recipient's career. Winners will also be required to submit a handwritten thank you note to the Meyer family within this timeframe.
Application Deadline: All entries must be received by 6:00 pm EST April 4, 2014 without exception.
E. Thayer Gaston Writing Competition
(*This scholarship is not open to Graduate students)
Sponsored by the American Music Therapy Association in cooperation with the Student Affairs Advisory Board. Papers on any topic relevant to the music therapy profession using the philosophical, historical, descriptive, or experimental mode of research are invited.
Award: A cash award of $500 to the winner(s) and an opportunity to have the paper reviewed for possible publication in the Journal of Music Therapy.
Requirements: Papers may be individually or jointly authored. Only one paper per entrant. Papers may be any length up to 3,000 words and shall have a title page indicating the author's name, academic institution, and academic advisor's name. No identifying information found on the title page is to be found on any page of the text. Papers are to be submitted in the format approved by the American Psychological Association. Papers must be previously unpublished.
Selection Procedure: Judging will be done on the basis of originality, organization, clarity of writing, relevance of content to the music therapy profession, literature documentation and adherence to the APA style. In the event that the criteria is not met or the judges feel that no paper is worthy, the award will not be presented. Judging will be done by a clinician, an academician, and a non-music therapist in a related field.