Brian & Cathy Smith Memorial Fund Scholarship

This scholarship is open to music therapy interns pursuing training in chemical dependency or in adolescent programs. Students must be members of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) in both the year in which application is made and the year in which the award is granted, and must attend an AMTA-approved institution.

Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship for Music Interns

This scholarship is for students who are currently doing a music therapy internship. Students must be members of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) in both the year in which application is made and the year in which the award is granted, and must attend an AMTA-approved institution.

E. Thayer Gaston Research Competition

This research competition is open to undergraduate students studying music therapy at an institution approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). Students must be members in good standing of the AMTA both at the time of application and the time of award.

Virginia Senior Citizens Tuition Waiver

This award is for Virginia senior citizens who are taking courses at a state-supported postsecondary institution in Virginia. The student must be 60 years of age or older and must not have a taxable income of over $15,000.

VA Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program

This award is available to Virginia resident undergraduate students who are planning to attend a four-year public or four-year private, non-profit institution in Virginia. The student must demonstrate financial need and must have already completed an Associate’s degree.

NFMC/Irma Carey Wilson Music Therapy Award

This award is available for currently enrolled U.S. college sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students. Students must be pursuing a degree in music therapy or interning for music therapy, and must attend a school accredited by the American Music Therapy Association.

NFMC Ruth B. Robertson Music Therapy Award

This award is for U.S. college junior and senior students only. Students must attend an accredited school approved by the American Music Therapy Association.

NFMC Dorothy Dann Bullock Music Therapy Award

U.S. college sophomores, juniors, and seniors students majoring in music therapy are eligible for this award. Students must be attending a school accredited by the American Music Therapy Association.

Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program (VMSDEP)

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are currently attending or planning to attend a public, state-supported postsecondary institution in Virginia. The student must be a child or spouse of a military service member who was killed, missing in action, taken prisoner, or who became at least 90 percent disabled as a result of military service in an armed conflict.

Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program (VGAP)

This award is for Virginia resident undergraduate students who are attending an eligible institution in Virginia. Students must graduate from a Virginia high school with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and demonstrate financial need, as determined by completing the FAFSA.