NPM is proud to announce that applications for the 2024-2025 academic scholarships are now being accepted. NPM scholarships assist with the cost of educational formation for pastoral musicians, and range from $500-$2,500.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must have an active NPM membership, either at Select, Select Plus, Religious, Clergy, Student, Standard, or Premium-level
  • Part- or full-time enrollment in an undergraduate degree program during the 2024-2025 school year, or in a continuing education program
  • Program of study must relate to the field of pastoral music
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Applicant should intend to work at least two years in the field of pastoral music following graduation/program completion
  • Scholarship funds may be applied only to registration, tuition, fees, or books
    • Scholarships are awarded for one year only; a former recipient my re-apply but should not assume that renewal is automatic 

Application Deadline and Decisions

  • Application must be postmarked by April 30, 2024
  • Applications will receive notice of the committee’s decision by May 31, 2024 
  • Awards will be presented in person during the NPM Annual Convention or via mail by August 31, 2024

Registration is open!

Register today for the 47th Annual NPM National Convention (Kansas City, Missouri, July 8-11, 2024). Advance pricing ends on 6/1,- don’t delay!