Wayne E Erickson Memorial Scholarship

For Music Education


The International Music Education Summit awards the Wayne E Erickson Memorial Scholarship each year to excelling music education majors who are entering their semester of student teaching prior to entering the classroom.


Applicants who meet the following are eligible to apply. They must:

• Live in the United States.

• Have intent to enter the field of music education and teach in the classroom for at least 3 years

• Demonstrate a financial need


Awards are based on need, faculty recommendation, and personal goals. The minimum scholarship amount is $500. Scholarships are awarded year-round.


Please complete the following application form.

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Please include the following in a cloud-based storage folder: • 2 letters of recommendation, one from your student teaching adviser • A video of you showing/telling us why you deserve this scholarship


 Applications are accepted, reviewed, and funded year-round based on the timing needs of applicants.


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this scholarship is funded in part by the International Music Education Summit, alongside donations from music educators around the world and organizations that support music education.