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Professional and Student Scholarship Deadlines Approaching!

June 19, 2014 01:36 PM
Professional Scholarship Deadlines Approaching:
 
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.
 
Application Deadline: All entries must be received by 6:00 pm EST June 27, 2014 without exception.
 
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.
 
Visit www.musictherapy.org/careers/scholars for information on how to apply.
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Student Research Competition Deadline Approaching
 
E. Thayer Gaston Research Competition
 
(*Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Student Interns, & Undergraduate Equivalency Students are eligible to apply for this award. Graduate Equivalency Students are NOT eligible to apply for this award. )
 
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, qualitative, mixed methods 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 most recent edition in the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. For historical or philosophical papers, Chicago (Turabian) style is also accepted.  Papers must be previously unpublished. Proposed studies and stand-alone literature review are not acceptable manuscript types for this award. 
 
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.
 
Application Deadline: All entries must be received by 6:00 pm EST June 27, 2014 without exception.
 
Visit www.musictherapy.org/careers/scholars for information on how to apply.
 

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