Terrie (Wolles) McCoss Internship Scholarship

Two yearly deadlines, July 31st & January 31st
Apply by these dates for current interns or an upcoming internship
(Not for those who have finished or are in second half of their internship)
Current stipend amount: $300
To qualify for the MTAM stipend, intern must be accepted to one of the programs listed on this page. To apply for the MTAM stipend copy and paste the application to a “word” document and mail with the supplemental materials to:
MTAM Stipend
c/o Michelle Sieben
3150 Cannon Street
Apartment 3
Hastings, MN 55033
Email: mcsieben@gmail.com
Stipend Description
The MTAM Scholarship is sponsored by the Music Therapy Association of Minnesota. The scholarship was created and founded by MTAM with significant input from the student associations of Augsburg College and the University of MN to provide financial assistance to anyone doing a music therapy internship in the state of Minnesota.
Prospective Music Therapy Interns who demonstrate a significant financial need are encouraged to apply for the MTAM stipend. Recipients will be chosen based upon a single-page essay outlining musical inspirations. In addition please include a resume, a transcript (unofficial is OK), description of extracurricular activities and proof of internship in Minnesota.
Three letters of reference –at least one from an educational source- and an audition tape of applicant’s musical abilities will also be considered. Special consideration will be given to those who demonstrate their spirit of volunteering and giving back to the community and work experience. Complete the attached application form and mail all required documentation to:
Music Therapy Association of MN
Questions or Concerns may be directed to: Michelle Sieben, MTAM President Elect, mcsieben@gmail.com.
Applications must be accompanied by all required documentation in order to be considered for this Stipend. Recipients will be notified by mail. Disbursement of scholarship funds will be done by the Internship site supervisor contingent upon successful completion of mid-term evaluation. Two yearly deadlines are July 31st and Jan 31st. Decisions will be made by the MTAM executive board and will be considered final.
Please Enclose:

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. One-Page essay outlining applicant’s musical inspirations
  3. Most recent unofficial college transcript
  4. Audition tape demonstrating musical abilities.(Compact Disc and VHS/DVD are acceptable)
  5. 3 letters of recommendation(one must be from an academic source)
  6. Professional Resumé
  7. Description of Extracurricular Activities
  8. Proof of Internship Acceptance at Minnesota Site

Download the PDF application form here.