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Scholarships

Birthe Kulich Scholarship


Application Deadline: May 15th

This scholarship is offered each year to one or more undergraduate or newly graduated students with a Bachelor’s Degree who are members in good standing of the BC Orff Chapter. If there are no applicants with this criteria, then a graduate student will be considered. The award may be used for Orff Intro or Orff Level I. Level II applicants will also be considered.

Applicants should apply directly to the Past President with a letter of intent, transcript, and a letter of recommendation.

 

Gunild Keetman Scholarship


Application Deadline: April 15th

The Gunild Keetman Scholarships are awarded in the spring of each year and are available for all approved Orff Schulwerk courses offered in Canada, summer and winter.

Applicants must be members in good standing of Carl Orff Canada, who have successfully completed a Level I Orff course.

For more information visit: Carl Orff Canada

 

The Joe Berarducci Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 15th

A scholarship of up to $500, in honour of Joe Berarducci, is awarded to one or more applicants, who are members in good standing of the BC Orff Chapter, with priority given in the following order:

• applicants training under the Carl Orff Canada Mentorship Program for Levels Course Instructors
• applicants who are enrolled in an accredited Level III Orff Course
• applicants who have already completed Orff Level III and who are enrolled in an accredited Post Level III Master Class

This scholarship will be paid upon completion of the class for which it is awarded.

Applicants should apply directly to the Past President with a letter of intent and a letter of recommendation.

 

The Carolyn McMillan Research Grant

Application deadline: June 15th

Established in 1994, this $1000 grant is offered to encourage research relating to the application and study of Orff Schulwerk in Canada. Projects may be broad-based and may include such topics as:

• practical applications for the classroom
• the integration of the Orff approach in music therapy, private teaching, geriatrics, palliative care etc.
• pilot projects for the music education major or the practising teacher
• a descriptive and evaluative annotation of bibliographic resources on Orff philosophy and/or Orff materials 

Applicants must be current members of Carl Orff Canada, Canadian citizens and Level III graduates.

For more information visit: Carl Orff Canada

 

The Deborah Kerr Scholarship

Application deadline: One month prior to Children's Day

This scholarship is offered to student participants of Children's Day. A limited number of scholarships are available for students that have financial need and are recommended by their teacher.

Teachers should apply directly to the Past President on behalf of their students.