First, there is the Barbara Thornton Memorial Scholarship, named in honor of the singer, musicologist, and founder of the medieval music ensemble Sequentia, is an award offered every other year, and goes to an outstanding and highly motivated (and possibly unconventional) young performer of medieval music who seeks to widen his/her experience through more advanced study and/or auditions in Europe.
Second, there are the College-Level Ensemble Development Grants. Early Music America offers grants annually to college or university Early Music Ensembles to support a specific project or event that will enrich or broaden the educational experience of the students, and/or help to elevate the profile of the ensembles on campus, in their community or nationally.
Third, there are outreach grants. Early Music America offers grants annually to support outreach and/or educational projects for children or adults by ensembles or individual artists.
And finally, there are Summer Workshop Scholarships. Early Music America offers scholarships annually to students at all levels of experience to support attendance at early music workshops in the United States and Canada.
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