George Black Scholarships

George Black Membership Scholarship

The membership scholarship provides a one-year membership in The Hymn Society at the student level for a number of candidates. The number of scholarships is based on the level of the George Black Fund. Since the fund is the same fund that provides for the George Black Conference Scholarship, annual disbursements will be managed with that in mind.

Applicants may nominate themselves or be nominated by an academic, church musician or worship leader.

Nominate a student by emailing George Bell at

Application Deadline: November 1, 2023.

Application Requirements

Candidate must be a person studying full-time or part-time at a Canadian university or college in a program (undergraduate or graduate level) of relevance to worship leadership that includes a least some study (course work or self-directed) in the use of hymns and or songs in worship. Candidate must submit a completed application form, a letter of application describing the experience and aspiration of the candidate in worship leadership, and a letter of reference from his or her academic, musical or worship supervisor.

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