The RMC Scholarship Committee provides $500.00 for scholarship winners to apply to the Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Levels Training of their choice.

  • Submit proof of completion of course to committee member
  • Volunteer to serve on an RMC Committee or the RMC Board OR
  • Present at one Chapter Share workshop in May OR
  • Write a reflection on the course and submit reflection to (Winners’ reflections should summarize the course and describe the impact of the course on their teaching)

School-Year Scholarship Application, 2019-20


• School Year Scholarships are designed for new(er) teachers who are curious about the Orff Schulwerk approach to music and movement education

• School year scholarships reimburse RMC-AOSA members for the cost of Saturday workshops, and for AOSA and RMC membership dues for one year

• Scholarship applicants must be present at the September workshop in order to win

• Previous school year winners and previous summer scholarship winners are ineligible

•All other RMC-AOSA members are eligible


•   Apply online at before the September 13, 2019, 9:00am deadline

•   Or apply in person at the September 14 workshop before the 1:00pm deadline

•   Be present for the announcement of winners at the end of the workshop


•  attend at least four RMC workshops

•   write reflections on the workshops, summarizing them and explaining their influence on your teaching 

•   electronically submit your reflections to  by the June 15, 2020 deadline

•   continue your RMC chapter membership and participation in the future



Home Address (street, city, zip):

Phone numbers:

Email addresses:

School Name:

School District:

School City & Zip (city, zip)


I know that these funds have been provided by the generous donations of RMC members, and in the event that I receive a scholarship I agree to (please check):

  • attend at least four workshops and four business meetings during this school year.
  • write about four workshops, summarizing them and reflecting on how they influenced my teaching.
  • submit the reflections to the RMC Scholarship Committee (Claire Seger, 560 Mohawk Drive, #32,
    Boulder, 80303 or no later than June 15, 2020.
  • contact an RMC Scholarship Committee member promptly if an emergency prevents me from attending a workshop.

Signature of applicant (re-enter your name):

Today's date:

1. Teaching Environment

How many students are enrolled at your school?

What is your school affiliation (private or public school district)?

What is your teaching load (full time or part time, grade levels, subject(s))?

2. Teaching Experience

What is your teaching experience (e.g., 1st year of teaching, 4th year, returning to teaching)?

3. Orff Schulwerk Experience

What is your Orff Chapter affiliation (if any) and for how many years were you affiliated with the chapter(s)?

Previous Orff training (check all that apply):

Where were the O.S. Teacher Education Courses, in-services, and workshops?

4. Financial Need

What financial need do you have that affects your ability to afford RMC workshops? Examples of financial need could include student loans, professional expenses, family circumstances, and other financial situations.

5. Music Education Philosophy

Explain your philosophy of music education and how you think that it harmonizes with Orff Schulwerk.

6. Long-term goals as a music teacher

Spell out dreams and details of your ideal future job, including but not limited to: age groups; what you believe is important to teach all of your students; your ideas about music participation and performance.

7. Rocky Mountain Chapter Connection

How did you learn about the Rocky Mountain Orff chapter?

Check the dates that you can attend Saturday workshops:

8. Describe yourself as a musician

Give highlights of your particular interests as a musician: memorable musical learnings from your past; skills you would like to develop; favorite genres of music; other.

9. Bonus

Add anything else you deem relevant to your belief that Orff Schulwerk will benefit you and your students.