Chapter of the Year Scholarship Award
The National Chapter of the Year Program is designed to motivate and reward chapters that perform service projects, encourage Chapter Officers to perform their duties properly, and increase awareness and interest in what other Tri-M® chapters are doing. All active chapters are eligible to participate. The 2016-2017 National Chapter of the Year will be chosen by review of the Chapter Summary Form.
The deadline for applications is May 5, 2017.
The Chapter of the Year Scholarship Award is intended to recognize the achievements of three Junior Division and three Senior Division Chapters in any given school year. Please note, chapters will be ineligible to win for three consecutive years.
All winners and runners-up will be featured in NAfME national news media in the fall of the next school year, including a press release, news story in Teaching Music magazine, and recognition on the NAfME website and social media outlets. Scholarship funds will be awarded in the following way:
Chapter of the Year: $1,000.00
1st Runner Up: $800.00
2nd Runner Up: $600.00
Chapter of the Year: $800.00
1st Runner Up: $600.00
2nd Runner Up: $400.00
The Tri-M® National Chapter of the Year (Junior and Senior) will receive an engraved permanent service plaque. All participants will receive a certificate of recognition for participating in the Chapter of the Year scholarship application.
Scholarships must be used to find a professional development activity for the chapter including, but not limited to, clinicians, master classes, field trips, conference travel, or summer music program scholarships.
2015-2016 Chapter of the Year Award Winners
Congratulations to the Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter of the Year Winners and Runners-Up for the 2015-2016 school year! Thanks to all of the chapters who participated!
Senior Division Winners:
Chapter of the Year – Homestead High School – Cupertino, California
First Runner Up – Half Hollow Hills High School West – Dix Hills, New York
Second Runner Up – San Marcos High School – San Marcos, Texas
Junior Division Winners:
Chapter of the Year – Ranney Middle School – Tinton Falls, New Jersey
First Runner Up – Hunters Creek Middle School – Jacksonville, North Carolina
Second Runner Up – Elizabeth Davis Middle School – Chester, Virginia