The Excellence in Teaching Award provides financial assistance to an Iowa K-12 music educator to assist with professional development opportunities.
The funds may be used for all fees and costs associated with the event(s)/project(s) as outlined in the proposal; including; tuition, registration, travel, lodging, food, supplies, incidentals, etc.
The application period for the 2023 Excellence in Teaching Award is open through April 1, 2023.
To be eligible for consideration for the award, applicants must:
- Be a resident of Iowa
- Be a current music education professional
- Funds must be used within one year of receipt
Grand Prize: $2,500
Application Process and Deadline
The following application materials are required:
- Completed application form (click “Application Form” tab above to complete and submit).
- Three (3) completed recommendations, one of which must come from a current or former supervisor (Share this web page and ask them to complete and submit by clicking “Recommendation Form” tab above).
THE 2023 APPLICATION PERIOD IS OPEN THROUGH April 1, 2023.
Civic Music Association’s Scholarship Committee will select award winner based on the application and recommendations provided.
All 2023 award applicants will be notified of the Committee’s decision by April 30, 2023.
Brian Coyle, Executive Director
Civic Music Association
900 Keosauqua Way, Suite 113
Des Moines, IA 50309