Scholarships

Area 9 offers scholarships for our members to Handbell Musicians of America National Seminars, as well as Area 9 Biennial events.  The following scholarships are available:

Please note specific event details and submission deadlines for each:

The Kristopher Jon Anthony Memorial Scholarship (National Seminar)

The Kristopher Jon Anthony Memorial Scholarship is available for the National Seminar, being held this year in Portland, OR, July 24-27, 2013.

This scholarship will include registration at the early rate ($335) and an additional $500 to be used for other expenses associated with attending this event. Preference is given to those who would be attending their first National Seminar, though anyone may apply!

Registration deadline is May 1, 2013 — send completed applications to Ruth Seiwell, Chair Elect, at chairelect.area9@handbellmusicians.org.

Download the Kristopher Jon Anthony Memorial Scholarship application

The Marvin E. Reecher Memorial Scholarship (Area 9 Biennial Summit – for Directors)

The Marvin E. Reecher Memorial Scholarship pays registration fees for the 2014 Area 9 Summit in Ardmore, OK, and is available to TX/OK directors.  Preference is given to those directors who would be attending their first Area 9 Summit, though any director may apply!  Registration deadline is April 15, 2014 — send completed applications to Ruth Seiwell, Chair Elect, at chairelect.area9@handbellmusicians.org.

Hear from our 2010 Marvin E. Reecher Memorial Scholarship winner, Meredith Ann Gaines, about her festival experience!

Download the Marvin E. Reecher Memorial Scholarship application

The Mary Kay Parrish Scholarship (Area 9 Biennial Summit – for High School/College/University Ringers)

The Mary Kay Parrish Scholarship pays registration fees for the 2014 Area 9 Summit in Ardmore, OK, and is available to TX/OK high school or college/university ringers.  Preference is given to those young ringers who would be attending their first Area 9 Summit, though any director may apply!  Registration deadline is April 15, 2014 — send completed applications to Ruth Seiwell, Chair Elect, at chairelect.area9@handbellmusicians.org.

Hear from our 2010 Mary Kay Parrish Scholarship winner, Eric Barnes, about his festival experience!

Download the Mary Kay Parrish Scholarship application

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