Sing Canada Harmony grants scholarships to Canadian groups, Canadian citizens, and legal residents of Canada for vocal music education programs.
To build a better Canada by a commitment to enriching lives in every generation and community through the lifelong benefits of a cappella harmony singing.
Sing Canada Harmony believes that vocal music, particularly four-part a cappella harmony in the Barbershop Style, plays a vital role in the development of healthy, creative and responsible members of society. This belief results in a commitment towards ensuring equal access to vocal music arts for Canadians of all ages, particularly the children, youth, men and women who sing and help others to sing to enrich lives.
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For individuals seeking financial support for learning vocal music in or through training programs, schools, colleges, universities; seminars and workshops of the 3 barbershop harmony singing organizations and other learning activities within communities and schools
For groups seeking a scholarship for vocal music education and enhancement
Scholarship amounts will be determined based on the amount of funds in the account and eligible applications received. Application deadlines are March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1 each year. Email your application to ScholarshipSelection@SingCanadaHarmony.ca. Please note that Sing Canada Harmony cannot fund travel related expenses.
Eligibility: Open to individuals who provide vocal music direction to choral groups and ensembles at the school and community level.
Criteria: Directs vocal music on a regular basis; preference will be given to new applicants, and those with limited musical training yet provide a minimum of weekly vocal musical direction during their organizational season
Award: To provide for choral director education at an approved workshop/seminar for choral directors (e.g. BHS - Harmony University)
Eligibility: Open to individuals who serve at an administrative level within a community-based choral music organization, such as the Barbershop Harmony Society, Sweet Adelines International, Harmony, Incorporated, community singing organizations and school choirs.
Criteria: Current member of the leadership committee of a community-based choral music organization
Award: To provide for administrative training for elected positions within a community choral music organization (e.g. BHS – COTS – Chapter Operations Training School)
Eligibility: Open to any member of an organized choral music program
Criteria: Active, current membership in a recognized choral program; preference will be given to new applicants, demonstrating the ability to transfer experience and knowledge gained to other members of their choral group
Award: To provide for individual vocal training
Eligibility: Open to those community-based vocal music organizations working with school students to promote and foster a singing culture
Criteria: Actively participating in a vocal music program at the Elementary, Middle, Secondary or Post-Secondary level on a regular, on-going basis
Award: To provide vocal music and/or music related items to support vocal music education within the school curriculum