PAM has scholarship funds available for the Worship & Music Conference and prioritizes individuals with financial need. Scholarship funds are available for individuals from small congregations, college students, seminary students, and applicants from underrepresented populations.
· The Petersburg Third Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund offers four scholarships to individuals serving in a small PCUSA congregation. The scholarship covers housing and meals for the conference. Housing provided by William Black Lodge in Montreat.
· The Ann H. Stigall Adult Scholarship covers registration fees and 2/3rd room and board fees for an adult from a small church to attend the conference.
· Will Miller Memorial Scholarship is available to a youth (entering grades 7–12) who is active in their church’s music program. Two full registration scholarships available for the Worship & Music Conferences – one per week, if possible.
· James Sydnor Memorial Scholarship is available to a seminary student, pastor, or musician who is from a small church (100 or fewer members) or a racial/ethnic minority church. Two full registration scholarships available for the Worship & Music Conferences – one per week, if possible.
· Racial & Ethnic Minority Scholarship provides registration scholarships and is available to any person of a racial and/or ethnic minority.
· Joseph D. Small Scholarship for Seminarians is available to a seminary student or music major (undergraduate or graduate) and includes room and board in addition to registration. One full scholarship available.
· Robert E. Fort, Jr. Scholarship is available to any college student with financial need. In 2009, the Board established a scholarship, in memory of Robert Fort, for a college student for any PAM conference registration. One full registration scholarship available.
· Lee Foster & Dorthea Yoder-Foster Scholarship is available to a child or youth (entering grades 4–12) who is active in their church’s music program. One full registration scholarship available for the Worship & Music Conference.
· Karmen VanDyke Scholarship is available to a conference participant (child, youth, young adult, or adult) affiliated with a congregation of 100 or fewer members, located west of the Mississippi River (per a motion passed at the July 2010 PAM Board meeting). One full registration scholarship available for the Worship & Music Conference.
· PAM Scholarship is for any conference participant (child, youth, young adult, or adult) with financial need. Full or partial registration scholarships may be granted to fulfill need.
You can begin your scholarship application at the following link: