NO BURSARIES AT PRESENT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
BURSARIES FOR IABS MEMBERS
(Please note: this policy document has been revised from a previous (2007) IABS policy document).
IABS is committed to providing quality education for its members, recognising that these people are central to ensuring the future development of the Association.
IABS has a policy of supporting all its members, and where possible furthering the barbershop ideals by providing training and workshops for directors, choruses and quartets, and by encouraging the educational and musical development of its membership in general.
IABS provides this support by offering:
This document is circulated to all our members through the IABS official email so that all members are aware of these benefits and can apply for them.
Eligibility and Application Process for an IABS grant:
The areas and aspects that funding can cover include:
Requests for other activities might also be considered by the IABS executive committee.
4 bursaries of €100 for Directors Day (Directors and section leads).
4 bursaries of €150 for Harmony College for someone intending to stay (chorus singer).
1 bursary of €300 for Harmony College (quartets)
1 bursary for the full course fees for directors day for music teachers who are not members of IABS but who would wish to promote barbershop with young people in schools or similar settings.
The IABS executive committee will consider applications from members for areas not covered by the grants mentioned above.
It should be noted that successful applicants would be encouraged to share their experience, knowledge and information with IABS members either at local or national level, for the benefit and growth of the IABS organisation.
Deadlines for applications:
For all awards: 2 calendar months before the event.
It should be noted that if the grants are not awarded at that stage members may ask to have late applications considered.
The Grant application procedure:
Please note that bursaries are non-transferable and that if the applicant does not attend the relevant event the grant must be returned to IABS.