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 pay workshop fees, and national and local dues for one school year.
  • Electronic applications will be accepted until Friday, September 13, 2018; deadline is 9:00 a.m.
  • Paper applications will be accepted at the Sept. 14, 2018, workshop; deadline is 1:00 p.m.
  • Scholarships will be presented at the end of the September 8th workshop.
  • Recipients must be present to win.
  • Previous school-year scholarship winners & previous summer scholarship winners are ineligible.
  • We expect scholarship winners to continue active RMC membership in the future.


  • Winners are required to attend at least four workshops and business meetings.
  • Winners are required to write reflections on the workshops.
  • Winners’ reflections should summarize the workshops and describe the impact of the workshops on their teaching.
  • Winners should submit electronic versions of their reflections to\
  • Winners should submit reflections from the four workshops by June 15, 2020.


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, 2019.
  • 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):

At what colleges/universities?

Describe your previous Orff training:

4. Financial Need

What financial need do you have (e.g. student loans, professional expenses, family circumstances, and
other financial situations) that affects your Rocky Mountain Chapter involvement?

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. 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.

8. Bonus

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