Scholarships and Bursaries

The SAO is pleased to offer scholarships to support our members*, and Suzuki community in Ontario.

  • To apply, complete the Scholarship Application Form.
  • Applications for all scholarships are due the prior to the first day of the course, or May 31st of the application year.
  • The number of scholarships awarded in any given year is dependent on that year’s SAO scholarship budget approved during the annual meeting of members..
  • Scholarship applicants are not eligible to receive more than 2 scholarships in 3 calendar years.

*All applicants must hold valid membership in both the SAO and SAA.

Available scholarships

NEW TEACHER UNIT 1 SCHOLARSHIP

This $250 scholarship is available to SAO members who have completed the Every Child Can (ECC) course, and are taking Unit 1 for the first time.

IN-PERSON TEACHER TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, in the amount of $200, is available to all SAO members attending an in- person core unit or supplemental course.

ONLINE TEACHER TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, in the amount of $150, is available to all SAO members attending an online core unit or supplemental course.

Urd Grander Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, in the amount of $150, is available to an SAO member returning to a core unit or supplemental course. Applicants must not have registered a core or supplemental unit course between January 2019 and December 2023.

SOSI Student Scholarship

This $150 scholarship is available to all Suzuki families registered in the Planting the Seed Program (Subscribing Members). Scholarship will be disbursed upon confirmation of SOSI registration.

cross studio events Bursary

At the November 2011 Full Board meeting a motion was passed that up to three bursaries of $150 each will be made available on a yearly basis to assist in the organization of like-instrument/cross studio/school workshops.

Applications should be submitted by email (admin@suzukiontario.org) by October 31.