National Seminar Scholarships

Deadline for all scholarship applications is APRIL 15, 2017.

Recipients notified via e-mail by May 1, 2017

W.D. McKeehan Scholarship

The W. D. McKeehan Scholarship provides assistance to qualified individuals for participation in the Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar. In 2017 two scholarships will be made available for event attendees.

Scholarship Includes:

  • Full registration
  • Shared occupancy of a double hotel room July 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, 2017, at the event hotel
  • Up to three hundred dollars ($300.00) to be reimbursed for travel expenses
  • A Handbell Musicians of America mentor during the event to assist in participation and achievement of goals

Applicant Criteria:

  • Applicants must be full members of Handbell Musicians of America, affiliated with a recognized member organization, or participants in a group directed by a full Guild member
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need
  • Applicants must describe desire to attend and goals to be realized by participating in the National Seminar and how knowledge gained there will be shared
  • Applicants must include a statement of support from a Guild member

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D. Linda McKechnie Scholarship

The D. Linda McKechnie Scholarship provides assistance to qualified individuals working with special needs groups for the Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar. In 2017, one scholarship will be made available for event attendees.

Scholarship Includes:

  • Full registration for the event
  • A Handbell Musicians of America mentor during the event to assist in participation and achievement of goals

Applicant Criteria:

  • Applicants must be full members of Handbell Musicians of America, affiliated with a recognized member organization, or participants in a group directed by a full Guild member
  • Applicants must be actively working with special needs in an educational setting
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need
  • Applicants must describe desire to attend and goals to be realized by participating in the National Seminar and how knowledge gained there will be shared
  • Applicants must include a statement of support from a Guild member

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Anonymous Education Fund Scholarship

The Anonymous Education Fund Scholarship provides assistance to qualified individuals for participation in the Handbell Musician’s of America National Seminar. In 2017, one scholarship will be made available for event attendees.

Scholarship Includes:

  • Full registration for the event

Applicant Criteria:

  • Applicants must be full members of Handbell Musicians of America, affiliated with a recognized member organization, or participants in a group directed by a full Guild member
  • Applicants must describe desire to attend and goals to be realized by participating in the National Seminar and how knowledge gained there will be shared
  • Applicants must include a statement of support from a Guild member

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Scholarship for Distinctly Teen

Deb Heine Scholarship for Young Ringers

The Deb Heine Scholarship for Young Ringers provides assistance to qualified individuals for participation in Handbell Musicians of America’s national events. In 2016, two scholarships will be made available for attendees of the Handbell Musicians of America Distinctly Teen.

Scholarship Includes:

  • Full registration
  • Shared occupancy of a double hotel room 13, 14, and 15, 2017, at the event hotel
  • Up to three hundred dollars ($300.00) to be reimbursed for travel expenses

Applicant Criteria:

  • Applicants must be full members of Handbell Musicians of America, affiliated with a recognized member organization, or participants in a group directed by a full Guild member
  • Applicants must be young ringers – under the age of 20 at the time the event occurs
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need
  • Applicants must describe desire to attend and goals to be realized by participating in Distinctly Teen and how knowledge gained there will be shared
  • Applicants must include a statement of support from a Guild member

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Here is your chance to perform in the most magical place on earth, Disneyland®. (Included with Distinctly Teen registration)

News & Announcements

Registration for those who pre-registered will open February 1.

General Registration for Nat'l Seminar, Master Class, and Distinctly Teen will open February 15.

Event Schedules

General Event Schedule Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Pre-registration is required for all Seminar classes. To help you plan which classes you wish to take before completing the online registration process, you may download and fill out the following Personal Event Schedule Planner.

DOWNLOAD PERSONAL EVENT SCHEDULE PLANNER

DOWNLOAD DISTINCTLY TEEN PLANNER