MPTF 2024 Scholarships Now Open (March 1 – May 31)

MPTF Scholarships back for a fourth year!  The scholarship applications are open from March 1, 2024 – May 31, 2024.

The criteria for the two funds are the following:

 Music Family Scholarship: 75 scholarships @ $1,000

  • Have at least one parent in good standing as a member of an AFM Local, or be a member of the AFM yourself
  • Be currently enrolled or accepted into an institution of higher education for the fall of 2024
  • Submit a headshot
  • Provide a personal essay in response to our prompt (approximately 500-750 words)

Prompt: In what ways have you integrated AI into your student experience, and how do you foresee these implementations shaping your future career?

Music’s Future Scholarship: 30 Scholarships @ $2,500

Be enrolled in one of the following music degree programs

  • Music Performance
  • Music Therapy
  • Music Education
  • Conducting

Additional Requirements:

  • 2.0 Minimum GPA 
  • Submit 2 letters of reference
  • Resume
  • Prior semester transcript (either HS diploma or College Transcript) Unofficial is fine
  • Personal Essay in response to our prompt (approximately 500-750 words)

Students will need to login and create an account at this link: MPTF Scholarships 2024

 Prompt: As a music student, in what ways do you anticipate that your future career will be influenced by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Generative Artificial Intelligence (GAI)?

 A few FAQ’s to get us started:

  • Any student enrolled in an institution of higher education is eligible to apply it doesn’t matter whether they are Freshman or Senior
  • Students who are members of the AFM themselves are eligible to apply for the Music Family scholarship
  • Students can be pursuing degrees from undergraduate to PhD
  • Students who won in the past years are again eligible to apply for the both scholarships.
  • Students are only allowed to apply for one scholarship
  • Students that are eligible to apply for the Music Family scholarship can choose to apply for the Music’s Future Scholarship if they are eligible.

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