The Parsons Music Advocacy Awards will focus on music education practices and advocacy activities that support sustaining music education opportunities in schools and surrounding communities. The awards will provide funding for individuals or teams to develop and implement local music education advocacy efforts. The Parsons Music Advocacy Awards are valued at $5,000USD each. In addition to the cash award each recipient will be able to select a musical instrument from amongst those provided by the sponsoring partner Parsons Music of Hong Kong.
There are 10 awards to be made during this 2022-24 biennium. Two awards are to be allocated to each of the ISME regions being – the Pan Americas, Asia-Pacific, South Asia, Africa/Middle East and Europe. The two awardees from Europe will receive the award during the EAS conference in Lyon in May, and will present their project in a session on Advocacy in Music Education. The deadline for applying is 31st of March. For more information please see the link below: