Scholarship Application Submission Checklist

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the scholarship committee. Please follow instructions carefully.

  • Completed application form
  • Essay (2 pages)
  • Resume or current vita
  • An itemized budget of expenses
  • 2 Letters of reference. Must be submitted by individuals providing the reference

Beacon Scholarship Application

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  • 1.Personal Information

  • 2. Education

  • InstitutionDates AttendedDegree 
  • InstitutionDates AttendedDegree 
  • InstitutionDates AttendedDegree 
  • 3. Teaching/ Facilitation of Music and Movement Experience

  • Please describe your past teaching experience including dates. This may include work with children and/or adults in schools or community settings.
  • 4. Current Position

  • Are you currently employed in a teaching or leadership position? If so, please describe.
  • 5. Elemental Music / Movement Experience

  • Please describe any training or experience with elemental music and movement you have had. This may include attending conferences, workshops and professional development seminars
  • 6. Additional Materials Required

    In addition to this application form, please attach the following documents in the following file types: Word, PDF, Excel, or RTF
  • A one to two page essay stating the rationale for the proposed use of the scholarship. Include a brief budget, location, instructors, course of study, and if applicable, an action plan for a proposed budget.
    Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, xls, xlsx, rtf.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, xls, xlsx, rtf.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, xls, xlsx, rtf.
  • 7. Letters of Reference

  • Two letters of reference from a principal, supervisor, program director, colleague or cooperating teacher are also requested with this application. Letters must be submitted directly from the person writing the reference to the Beacon Scholarship Committee Chair, Kristin Smith. In event that the webform submission is unsuccessful, an email with the reference in an attached Word or PDF document can be submitted to Please share this link to have someone submit a reference form through the Beacon Scholarship Reference Form

    ****Letters will not be accepted if they are sent by anyone other than the person who wrote the letter.****

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