APTA is pleased to offer several scholarship opportunities to members. The deadline for applications is July 15 of each year. Scholarships are usually presented at the annual conference banquet, but given the unprecedented cancellation of the 2020 conference, another method will be chosen to celebrate the accomplishments of our members.
Applications for the following scholarships will be reviewed in complete confidentiality by a highly qualified third-party judge. These scholarships will only be awarded once per individual.
For more information on each of these three scholarships, click on the scholarship name.
Don’s Piano Place Scholarship (2 each of approximately $350)
Long & McQuade Scholarship for Continuing Education ($300)
Long & McQuade Music Scholarship ($200)
Piano Centre (Steinway & Sons) Performance Scholarship ($300)
Application Deadline July 15
The following five scholarships are available to all APTA members and are awarded on the basis of marks obtained in exams written with Conservatory Canada, the Royal Conservatory of Music or the Canadian National Conservatory of Music within the 12 months prior to the application deadline.
- St. John’s Music (Edmonton) Scholarship ($300)
St. John’s Music in Edmonton is offering a $300 scholarship for the highest exam mark (minimum 80%) on a grade 9 or 10 piano exam.
- Dorothy Buckley Theory Scholarship ($250)
Dorothy Buckley of Edmonton is offering a $250 scholarship for the highest exam mark (minimum 80%) in Harmony, Counterpoint, or Analysis.
- Dale Wheeler History Scholarship ($100)
Dr. Dale Wheeler is offering a $100 scholarship for the highest exam mark (minimum 90%) in History.
- APTA Written Pedagogy Scholarship ($150)
APTA is offering a $150 scholarship for the highest exam mark in a Written Pedagogy exam (minimum 80%).
- APTA Viva Voce Scholarship ($150)
APTA is offering a $150 scholarship for the highest mark in the Viva Voce part of the Teacher’s exam (minimum 80%).
To apply for these scholarships, submit a copy of official exam results (Summer, Winter or Spring sessions) along with a cover letter with a brief bio of the applicant. This information is to be used for the presentation of scholarships at the conference should you be successful.
All Scholarship applications should be mailed to:
Crossfield, AB T0 0S0