Piano Technicians Guild Scholarships
The Piano Technicians Guild (PTG) is dedicated to providing continuing education for piano technicians. Their commitment to continuing education also includes the credentialed professional piano teaching community. To that end, the PTG and the Piano Technicians Guild Foundation (PTGF) are pleased to announce two scholarships available to MTNA certified members and MTNA Teaching Specialists.
Any piano teacher who has earned MTNA Professional Certification, or MTNA Teaching Specialist designation, and uses a Registered Piano Technician (RPT) can apply for an annual scholarship in the amount of $750 awarded by the Piano Technicians Guild (PTG) to be used specifically for Recreational Music Making (RMM) training, as presented by MTNA. Any piano teacher who has earned MTNA Professional Certification and uses a Registered Piano Technician (RPT) can apply for an annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 awarded by the Piano Technicians Guild Foundation (PTGF) for furthering one’s teaching skills through continued education and/or performance study.
Applications will be screened by the MTNA National Certification Commission (NCC). Previous recipients, members of the MTNA Board of Directors or the NCC are not eligible.
The recipients will be announced at the annual MTNA National Conference Awards Brunch. After the project has been completed, recipients should submit to the PTG and the NCC a written report detailing how the scholarships were used to advance their career or business.
To apply submit the following information via the online form:
A completed entry form
A one-page, typed study plan (including estimated cost, anticipated time frame and information about the RMM training or the proposed teacher education and/or performance study.
A résumé of your musical background, experience and service
One letter of reference should be included.
For more information contact MTNA National Headquarters at (888) 512-5278 or via email. The deadline for applications is 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time, November 1, 2018.