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2022 Music Therapy Scholarship Deadline: May 31

Angelina's Song strives to inspire others through the Power of Music. As a nonprofit, we provide grants to children's hospitals to support music therapy programs and annually contribute to the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation for research. Our foundation raises awareness for pediatric cancer, research, and is an advocate for music therapy programming for pediatric cancer patients. If we cannot cure pediatric cancer today, we can at least make a difference in the lives of those who suffer from it.

Angelina's Song Foundation's Music Therapy Scholarship was established in 2020 to provide support to students pursuing a course of study in Music Therapy at a approved AMTA Music Therapy school:

  • Drexel University

  • Duquesne University

  • Elizabethtown College

  • Immaculata University

  • Marywood University

  • Mercyhurst University

  • Seton Hall University

  • Slippery Rock University

  • Temple University

  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Funds will be paid directly to the school to be applied to tuition and expenses. All recipients can apply to renew their scholarship for up to four consecutive years of Music Therapy studies at an approved school. Renewal is dependent on sustained GPA and updated essay and letter requirements. The Foundation intends to offer a scholarship each year to a First-Time Applicant while accepting renewals for past recipients who qualify. First-Time Applicants can be starting any year of study — Freshman through Senior. Scholarship funds will be awarded to the student upon evidence of registration in an AMTA approved, accredited higher educational institution.

Criteria and Eligibility for First-Time Applicants and Returning Recipients
  1. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Music Therapy at an AMTA-approved college or university.

  2. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 grade point average.

  3. Applicant must demonstrate a passion for music therapy and community involvement.

  4. Applicants must be available for a remote scholarship interview during the month of July 2022.

  5. Applicants must be willing to attend local Angelina’s Song events and potentially share their passion to attendees.

Criteria and Eligibility for Returning Recipients
  1. Applicant must be a recipient of the Angelina's Song Scholarship from the previous year.

General Instructions
  1. DEADLINE: 5 p.m. May 31, 2022 for scholarship applications.

    1. Application (Downloadable Application below) and all accompanying items (Noted in the Application Process) must be delivered via email to You will receive a receipt confirmation email within 24 business hours of receipt.

  2. Refer to application process below for a list of the supporting documents needed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  3. Type and print legibly. Illegible applications will not be considered.

  4. All communications, including requests for additional information and/or interview dates will be via the email you provided in the application. Be sure to check this often.

Application Process

Applicant must submit the following items to, by 5 p.m. May 31, 2022.

  1. Completed Application Form:

    1. Downloadable Document at bottom of web page. If handwritten and scanned, please print legibly.

  2. Two (2) Letters of Recommendations from choice of teachers, administrators, counselors, employers, or individual with significant knowledge of applicant’s experience and involvement.

  3. An official and recent school transcript with cumulative grade point.

  4. Personal Essay: Essay should be 1-2 typed pages. Essay shall contain no grammatical errors. The Essay should address:

    1. First-time Applicants

      1. What are your educational and professional goals and objectives and why?

    2. Returning Recipients

      1. How has attending college/university for Music Therapy impacted your life?

Applicants selected to proceed to interviews with the Scholarship Committee will be contacted via email by June 30th at the latest. Interviews will be scheduled at mutually agreed upon time and will be conducted via video call.

The 2022-23 Angelina’s Song Scholarship recipient will be selected by July 31, 2022, with notification via email within the first week of August. Disbursement of scholarship funds will follow as soon as recipient’s school details are confirmed.

If you have any questions about the application or process, contact us at

2022 Angelina's Song Scholarship Application
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