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NPM Academic Scholarships 2015
To assist with the cost of educational formation for Pastoral Musicians.

This year, NPM and its affiliates offer twelve academic scholarships with a total value of $23,300. (An additional $500 is contributed to the Rensselaer Challenge Grant, which is administered and awarded by the Rensselaer Program of Church Music and Liturgy at St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana.)

  • $2,500 NPM Members Scholarship
  • $2,000 NPM Vatican II Scholarship
  • $2,000 Nancy Bannister Scholarship
  • $2,000 Jane Marie Perrot Scholarship
  • $2,000 NPM La Beca Juan XXIII (awarded to a student of Hispanic/Latino/Latina background)
  • $2,000 NPM La Beca Guadalupana (awarded to a student of Hispanic/Latino/Latina background)
  • $2,000 Memorial Funds Scholarship; includes contributions from the Funk Family Memorial Scholarship, the Dosogne Memorial Scholarship, and the Rendler-Georgetown Choral Scholarship
  • $1,800 Father Lawrence Heiman, cpps, Scholarship
  • $1,500 James W. Kosnik Scholarship
  • $1,000 Lucien Deiss, cssp, Memorial Scholarship
  • $2,500 OCP Scholarship
  • $2,000 GIA Pastoral Musicians Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

  • NPM Membership
  • Part-time or full-time enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program during the 2015-2016 school year or in a continuing education program
  • Program of study must relate to the field of pastoral music
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Applicant should intend to work at least two years in the field of pastoral music following graduation/program completion

Scholarships are awarded for one year only; a former recipient may reapply but should not assume that renewal is automatic

Application Form (pdf file)

Financial Need Statement (pdf file)

Application Deadline
: April 10, 2015

For additional information contact:

National Association of Pastoral Musicians
962 Wayne Avenue, Suite 210
Silver Spring, MD 20910-4461
Phone: (240) 247-3000 or toll-free 1 (855) 207-0293
Fax: (240) 247-3001 



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