World Symposium Scholarships


Scholarship Application to Attend
World Symposium on Choral Music
Due by December 1, 2016

One scholarship of up to $3000 will be awarded to an ACDA-MN member to attend the World Symposium On Choral Music, an event which will be held in Barcelona, Spain, July 22-29, 2017. The first $1500 will be available to the recipient upon proof of registration to help with initial expenses. (These funds must be repaid in full to the Endowment should the recipient not be able to attend the symposium.) Upon completion of the symposium the FMC Endowment will reimburse the recipient for expenses, for which receipts are submitted, up to the total amount of the scholarship. Selection will be made by the FMC Endowment Fund Scholarship Subcommittee.

  • applicants must have a minimum of 5 years active and current membership in ACDA of Minnesota
  • Recipient must attend the entire symposium
  • Recipient will write an article on the symposium for the fall issue of the Star of the North
The application must include:
  1. Current resume, including complete address, phone, and e-mail information
  2. Recommendations and contact information from three references, including at least one administrator and one colleague
  3. A list of ACDA activities and eventsĀ in which the applicant has participated
  4. List other potential sources of financial assistance

Application Form

Deadline: December 1

Your Name (required)

Your ACDA Member Number (required)

ACDA Member Expiration (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Telephone Number (required)

Your Address (required)

Place of Employment: (required)

Describe your choral conducting experience: (required)

List other potential sources of financial assistance: (required)

List of your participation in ACDA-MN activities/events: (required)

Please indicate the receipt of any previous scholarships offered by the FMC Endowment Fund. No individual will be awarded more than one scholarship within any of these scholarship categories: Summer Dialogue, Graduate Study, ACDA National Division Conference, and World Symposium on Choral Music (required)
YES - I HAVE received previous scholarshipsNO - I HAVE NOT received any previous scholarships

If YES then please list the scholarship(s) and the year of award

Please Note: Scholarship recipients are expected to make every effort to receive the full benefit of the programs for which scholarships are presented by being in attendance for the full duration of the program. Any extenuating circumstances that might make this impossible should be noted. (required)
YES I am able to attend the full durationNO I am NOT able to attend the full duration

If CAN NOT attend the full duration please explain:

Upload Required References

Reference One - Administrator in .doc, .docx, .pdf or .zip format, max size 1mb (required)

Reference Two - Coleague in .doc, .docx, .pdf or .zip format, max size 1mb (required)

Reference Three - other in .doc, .docx, .pdf or .zip format, max size 1mb (required)