CARLSBAD, Calif., February 9, 2010 — The NAMM Foundation announced today that applications can now be submitted for consideration for a William R. Gard Memorial Scholarship. The deadline for submitting an application is March 31, 2010. Employees of NAMM Member companies who are pursuing education or careers in the music products industry are encouraged to review grant guidelines at www.nammfoundation.org and submit an online application.
The William R. Gard Memorial Scholarship was established by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) in an effort to encourage individuals to pursue education and careers in the music products industry. Named for a former NAMM executive vice president, the Gard Scholarship is available to employees of NAMM Member firms. Applicants must be employed by a NAMM Member company and have worked a minimum of 400 hours with the company over the past 12 months.
About NAMM Foundation
The NAMM Foundation is a non-profit organization with the mission of advancing active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs from the international music products industry.