The RMC-AOSA Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for the 2020 Summer Scholarship, a $500 fund awarded to eligible chapter members seeking Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education coursework from an AOSA accredited course. Recipients of this scholarship will directly receive $500 to significantly defray the the costs of the Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education course of their choice during the summer of 2020.

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Complete Mailing Address:

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University to which you will apply for AOSA-approved O. S. Teacher Education Course:

1. QUALIFYING FOR SCHOLARSHIP, NATIONAL MEMBERSHIP

A. Are you a member of AOSA (American Orff-Schulwerk Association)?

B. How many years have you been a member of AOSA?

2. QUALIFYING FOR SCHOLARSHIP, LOCAL MEMBERSHIP

A. Are you a member of RMC-AOSA (the Rocky Mountain Chapter)?

B. How many years have you been a member of RMC?

Note: If you answered YES to Questions 1A and 2A, proceed to Application below. If you answered NO to 1A and/or 2A you do not qualify for a scholarship in the summer of 2020. You are welcome to apply in future summers.

3. FINANCIAL NEED: List the factors that have an impact on your financial ability to attend an Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education course (including but not limited to loans, professional expenses, family circumstances, other financial considerations)?

4. TEACHING LOAD

A. Do you teach music full time?
If no, then what is the percentage of your part time music teaching load?

B. What grades do you teach?

5. TEACHING SUBJECT(S) AT YOUR SCHOOL: List and briefly describe the subjects you teach—such as general music, drama, choir, chorus, orchestra, band, extra curricular Orff ensembles, or other.

6. ORFF SCHULWERK BACKGROUND: Describe your previous Orff Schulwerk training (pre-service, in-service, workshops, classes, summer Orff Schulwerk teacher education courses).

7. PHILOSOPHY: How does your philosophy of music education include Orff Schulwerk?

8. PHILOSOPHY INTO CURRENT PRACTICE:

A) What music education approaches do you use in your music lessons?

B) Explain in detail a lesson in which you have used or would use the Orff approach.

9. FUTURE: How do your career goals include Orff Schulwerk and the Rocky Mountain Orff chapter?

In addition to sending proof of course completion to hopecolleen@gmail.com, scholarship recipients are expected to contribute to RMC in the coming and future seasons. Please indicate how you would like to help by checking at least one of the boxes below: