World Symposium on Choral Music Scholarship

American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota
F. Melius Christiansen (FMC) Endowed Scholarship Application

World Symposium on Choral Music

July 11 – 18, 2020
Auckland, New Zealand

Application Due by December 1, 2019

One $4,000 scholarship will be awarded for an ACDA of Minnesota member to attend the 12th World Choral Symposium on Choral Music in Auckland, New Zealand (July 11-18, 2020).  The FMC Endowment Fund will reimburse the recipient’s expenses for which receipts are submitted up to the total amount of the scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded in two installments:  $2,000 payable following the award notification to assist with travel planning; and the final $2,000 immediately payable following the conclusion of the 2020 event.


  • 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 ACDA-MN Star of the North

NOTE: Applicants must be members of ACDA-MN

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

The applications must include recommendations from three people including at least one administrator and one colleague.

Application Form

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