2020 WCMT Student Scholarship Application Form

Student Scholarships

WFMT is pleased to offer 10 Student Scholarships for the 2020 World Congress of Music Therapy (WCMT)! Each scholarship includes one full-time participation early bird student registration for July 7-11, 2020.

Please note the scholarship covers early bird registration student fees only. Each award recipient must make her or his own arrangements for travel, food, and accommodations. Detailed information regarding the 2020 WCMT can be found at the Congress website: https://www.up.ac.za/music-therapy-2020


Applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students of an approved music therapy program in their countries of study during the 2020 calendar year. No preference is given to full-time student applicants over part-time student applicants. Student interns are considered eligible, provided that their enrollments in their music therapy programs are still active.

Application Process

Please fill out the student scholarship application form and submit it online.

Each application must include the following.

  1. A narrative (300-500 words in English) discussing: (a) involvement in music therapy student organizations or student leadership within the program of study; (b) how the applicant would like to contribute to the development of global music therapy; (c) what the applicant hopes to learn at the 2020 WCMT; and (d) how the applicant intends to fund travel, accommodation, and living expenses to attend the 2020 WCMT; and
  2. A letter from the applicant’s music therapy program director verifying student status during the 2020 calendar year.

Appalication Deadline

All entries must be received by June 1, 2019 at 11pm (EST). Late and incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Selection Process

All completed and timely applications will be reviewed. Members of the WFMT Council will select the winners.

Announcement of Recipients

The recipients will be determined and contacted by September 25, 2019 and announced at the 2020 WCMT.

Recipients’ Agreement

Recipients agree to write a report about their Congress experiences for publishing in Window to the World on the WFMT website: https://www.wfmt.info/wfmt-for-students/window-to-the-world/


Contact WFMT Secretary/Treasurer Dr. Swanson at secretary@wfmt.info with scholarship related questions.

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