Grants and Awards

GMTA Grants

The Georgia Music Teachers Association will award four $400 GMTA Grants to active or collegiate members of GMTA. Awarded grants can go toward student music instruction or professional development (including fees for school institutions or conference registrations for collegiate members).

Any GMTA active or collegiate member is eligible to apply for a GMTA Grant. Grants are awarded each year at the November GMTA State Conference. GMTA members can be awarded a GMTA Grant only once in a five-year period. The application deadline for a GMTA Grant is the 2nd Monday in September at 11:59 PM.

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GMTA Named Award Funds

The Nolting Award in Composition was established in 1987 and initially funded by beloved GMTA member Betty Nolting. It is given at the GMTA Conference each year to first-place winners in the MTNA Student Composition Competitions for the state-level competitions in each age category.

The Broadhurst Award in Piano was established in 1992 by the Broadhurst family in commemoration of Joan Broadhurst. This award is presented annually at the GMTA conference to the winner of the MTNA Junior Performance Competition.

The Betty H. White Award Fund was established in 2019 by the White family in commemoration of Betty H. White. This award will be given annually at the discretion of the FAC.

The GMTA General Award Fund, established in 1993, includes honorary and memorial gifts and is awarded at the discretion of the GMTA Finance Advisory Committee. Awards from this fund are given to senior string, vocal, and brass/woodwind winners of GMTA auditions. Donations not designated for a specific fund go into this fund.

A raffle to support each of these funds will be held at the state conference. Local associations are encouraged to participate by donating items for the raffle.