Area 3 offers two scholarships annually, one to Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar and one to the Area 3 Directors Seminar. These scholarships cover the following:

  • Full registration,
  • Lodging, either full cost of a single room or half the cost of a shared room (at the event lodging-site rate),
  • $250 stipend for the National Seminar or a $100 stipend for Area 3 Directors Seminar

To apply you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a resident of Area 3 (Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, North Carolina),
  • Be a member of Handbell Musicians of America,
  • Be directing a handbell choir within Area 3 at the time of application and the event,
  • Be a first time attendee of either event.

National Seminar
St. Louis, MO
Date: July 16-20, 2019

Area 3 Directors’ Seminar
Location: Grace UMC, Gaithersburg, MD
Date: August 23-24, 2019

If you are interested in applying for either of these scholarships, print a copy of the Scholarship Application Instructions.  The Area 3 Scholarship Application Form and References Form must also be completed.

Deadline for Area 3 Scholarship to National Seminar is April 15, 2019. Deadline for Area 3 Scholarship to Area 3 Directors Seminar is May 31, 2019.

Do NOT register for either event until you have been notified that you are a scholarship winner. You will be notified in time to register by the Early Bird deadline.