Each year, FEMEA awards one $500 scholarship to help the winning member attend the FMEA Professional Development Conference.


  1. Applicant must be a member of FEMEA as of September 15 22. (Deadline extended due to Hurricane Irma)
  2. Applicant is preferred to have less than three years experience teaching elementary music in Florida.
  3. Applicant must have never attended the FMEA Professional Development Conference.
  4. The successful applicants agree to:
    1. State how professional development learning will be shared with colleagues
    2. Submit a brief follow-up article to the FEMEA Board, including documentation of how the scholarship funds were spent. This article must be emailed to the FEMEA Executive Director at femeaexd@gmail.com by February 15. The article may be published on the FEMEA web site, in an FEMEA newsletter, and/or in the Florida Music Director.
  5. All receipts must be submitted to the FEMEA Executive Director by February 15 followiing the conference

2017-2018 Application

The winning scholarship applicant will be notified by October 31, 2016. A committee of FEMEA Board Members will evaluate all scholarship applications.


FEMEA is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Ticket to Tampa Scholarship, Kristina Dumas! Kristina is a music teacher at L.D. McArthur Elementary School in Escambia County. She is a member of FEMEA District 6. Kristen is in her second year of teaching elementary music and is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi.