Collegiate Travel Grant

Travel Grant for Texas Collegiate Students

A $500 TMTA Travel Grant will be awarded to four Texas collegiate student chapter presidents for attendance at the MTNA Conference or to student chapter members selected as presenters for the MTNA Collegiate Chapter Piano Pedagogy Symposium.

Those applicants who are awarded the grant must attend the MTNA National Conference or the MTNA Collegiate Chapter Piano Pedagogy Symposium.  Within 30 days after attending the conference or symposium, each recipient must submit a brief (approximately 100-word) report about the experience to the TMTA Board and Executive Officers.  This report may be included in the Texas Music Teacher magazine and the TMTA Annual Board Reports. 

Collegiate Travel Grant Application

2019 Collegiate Travel Grants Awarded

We are thrilled to announce that $500 TMTA Travel Grants have been awarded to four collegiate students in Fall 2018, for attendance at the MTNA Collegiate Piano Pedagogy Symposium as presenter(s) or to attend the MTNA National Convention as a collegiate chapter president.

Below is the list of recipients:

Kate Auringer, University of Texas at Tyler
Letting Go of Perfectionism with Songwriting


Elaina Chrisman, Texas A&M University-Commerce
Castelnuovo-Tedesco's Little Mermaid and Other Intermediate Treasures


Regina Graham, Southwestern Assemblies of God University
The Powerful P's: Life Skills Coaching from the Piano Bench


Brooke Trapp, Texas Tech University
presenting at MTNA National Conference, March 2019