George Bornoff Memorial Scholarship Fund

Sponsored by the Foundation for the Advancement of String Education (FASE) in conjunction with ASTA

Scholarship applications for the 2021 Virtual ASTA National Conference are now CLOSED
Recipients will be notified in February 2021


Fifteen scholarships will be awarded to attend the 2021 Virtual ASTA National Conference, March 3 - 7, 2021, to help celebrate ASTA's 75th Anniversary! Scholarships will cover conference registration.

Applicants must be a string teacher in the first five years of teaching and have a current ASTA membership. Special consideration will be given to applicants who teach traditionally underserved populations.

To apply:

    1. Download, complete, and sign the application form below.
    2. Write an essay (250 words or less) that clearly explains how this scholarship will assist you in achieving your string education career goals.
    3. Submit a current resume that includes work experience, education, and training.
    4. Submit two letters of recommendation from individuals knowledgeable about your qualifications.
    5. Selected recipients must complete the George Bornoff Memorial Scholarship Fund Report and write a short article (500 words) for the American String Teacher journal on what you learned at ASTA National Conference and how it will help you in the future. (Failure to complete the report by the due date will result in the recipient returning the scholarship money.)


Applications for 2021 are now CLOSED.
Recipients will be notified in February 2021.

Congratulations to the 2020 Bornoff Scholarship Recipients

  -  Sundas Mohi-Truong, Paetow High School, Katy, Texas
  -  Marissa Rollins, Lincoln Elementary Magnet School, Plant City, Florida
  -  Jaris Tobler, Central High School, Macon, Georgia