ACDA National Conference

Scholarship Application to Attend

ACDA National Conference

February 22 – 25, 2023
Cincinnati, OH

Due by December 15

The F. Melius Christiansen (FMC) Endowment Fund annually offers scholarships to attend the ACDA Midwest Regional Conference.

Eligible applicants include:

  • Graduate students and undergraduate juniors/seniors, who are pursuing a career in choral conducting, and/or
  • Choral conductors in their first six years of professional experience.

The scholarship will assist with expenses related to registration

Up to $1,425 available for active members

Up to $1,000 available for student members

  • This is not a cash award.
  • The FMC Endowment Fund will reimburse expenses up to the total amount of the scholarship awarded, for which registration receipts are submitted.
  • The scholarship award could be applied to the purchase of music, books, resources or other conference materials.

NOTE: Applicants must be members of ACDA-MN

Selection will be made by the FMC Endowment Fund Scholarship Subcommittee.

The applications must include:

  1. A complete current resume, including complete address, phone, and email information
  2. A Letters of recommendation from:
    • A student applicant’s college/university choral conductor – OR
    • A director applicant’s administrator/supervisor familiar with the applicant’s work.
  3. A statement (within the form) of how this experience will impact the applicant’s continued development as a choral conductor.

Application Form

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