Grants for Teachers & Districts
OMTA District Enrichment Grant
The OMTA Nellie Tholen District Enrichment Grant provides two two-hour Teacher Enrichment Programs for each local association. Smaller districts are also receive a two-day workshop annually. Upcoming programs are listed here.
Grants for Teachers
The following opportunities are available to OMTA members who are 18 or older, to further their education. The deadline for each is May 31. The amounts available are dependent upon the funds, and the number of successful applicants.
Teacher Study Grants
Roberta Davie Composition Study Grant
The Roberta Davie composition study grant of up to $500 is available to OMTA private teachers integrating composition into their studios.
Albert Nakata Memorial Study Grant
The Albert Nakata grant is to be used to assist in continuing education for OMTA members who are 18 or older.
Frances & Constance Bittner Memorial Grant
The Frances and Constance Bittner Memorial Grant is available to help offset the cost of attending a Pedagogical Conference. It cannot exceed 50% of the actual cost of the conference.
OMTA Study Grant for National Certification
Those working toward becoming nationally certified may receive financial assistance by applying for a study grant.