The NAMM Foundation-College Music Society Fellows Program

Image of College Music Faculty Scholarship to attend The NAMM Show
The NAMM Foundation-College Music Society Faculty Fellows Program seeks to support individuals who develop curricula related to business leadership and innovation in music, pro-audio, and event technology, and who are committed to helping their students carve out a path for a career in music.

About

The NAMM Foundation and The College Music Society invite you to apply to participate in the 2025 NAMM Foundation-CMS Faculty Fellows Program, scheduled during The 2025 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, Jan. 21-25, 2025.

Timeline

Application Opens: April 15
Submission Deadline: Sept. 9
Award Notification: Oct. 7
The NAMM Show: Jan. 21-25, 2025

Award Details

The NAMM Foundation-College Music Society Faculty Fellows Program seeks to support individuals who develop curricula related to business leadership and innovation in music, pro-audio, and event technology, and who are committed to helping their students carve out a path for a career in music. A $500 stipend is given each year to selected college and university music faculty. Funds must be used to help offset expenses to travel to The NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA, Jan. 21-25, 2025. The award also includes a complimentary NAMM Membership and a badge to the show.

Eligibility

  • Applicant must be a current member of The College Music Society (CMS).
  • Applicant must be currently employed as a faculty member at a two-or four-year college or university music program, with plans for continued employment during the 2024-2025 academic year.
  • Preference will be given to applicants from institutions that serve traditionally underrepresented student populations.
  • Awards are given once and are not renewable; recipients are not eligible to reapply for the same award.

 

Requirements

  • Resume or CV.
  • Short answers to:
    • How will a NAMM Foundation-CMS Fellowship experience support your professional development and efforts to support students in their plans for careers in music? 
    • Describe your plans for developing or expanding music business offerings in your program including ways to engage students with the music industry. 
    • Explain why you feel you are qualified to be a recipient of The NAMM Foundation-CMS Fellows Award. 
  • The Fellows will attend NAMM curated sessions and industry panels on the music products industry, music technology, music business, and internship and career opportunities for students.

 

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