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EAMIR is a 100% volunteer organization. Donations and funded projects go right back into the EAMIR community through our grants! Anyone can apply! In order to apply, please login or register--it's free! Applicants are strongly encouraged to collaborate with members of the EAMIR community through the forum and by viewing the funded project campaigns. Are you an educator? Partner up with a developer and apply for a grant together! Are you a developer? Team up with an educator, and a researcher, and collaborate on something epic--EAMIR will help make it happen!!

 

We Have 4 Grants Available:

New Technology Grant | Implementation Grant | Research Grant | Learn to Program Grant 

EAMIR New Technology Grant

 

Overview

Teams or individuals are invited to submit a letter of interest for the EAMIR New Technology Grant. Awards are given to innovative project concepts that are easily replicated with little cost and result in, but are not limited to, novel technology-based music instruments, composition, performance, or education systems, adaptive instruments, systems for music therapy, immersive environments, and more. In particular, we are interested in supporting proposals for systems that are easily replicable in classrooms or other learning environments with off-the-shelf hardware/components, and require no specialized software/hardware add-ons or upgrades to be purchased.

 

Award Amounts

Specific funding award amounts are available for these supported projects, while award amounts for other unannounced projects are contingent upon available funding. In general, it is advised that you view the list of project concepts that have already been funded by the EAMIR community, and submit a competitive proposal to apply for such a project. 

 

Deliverables

All project deliverables must include 1) the creation of a new project page on the EAMIR website (administrator assistance provided), 2) a brief video demonstrating the overall scope of the project, and 3) an open-source, non-commercial component such that would benefit the EAMIR community and the music community at large through public dissemination of said deliverable, and further adaptation by the community. Please describe the project scope, timeline, personnel, and estimated budget in your letter.

 

Apply

Letters of interest for this award are accepted on a year-round basis. Competitive proposals will be invited to submit a full application contingent on proposal review and available funding. To begin, register or login and create a  "New Proposal".

 

EAMIR Implementation Grant

Overview

Teams or individuals are invited to submit a letter of interest for the EAMIR Implementation Grant. Awards are given to innovative project concepts that result in unique implementations of open-source technology to support musicianship in an educational environment. Topics may include, but are not limited to, strategies and curricula, video and multimedia demonstrations, and so on.

 

Award Amounts

Specific funding award amounts are available for these supported projects, while award amounts for other unannounced projects are contingent upon available funding. In general, it is advised that you view the list of project concepts that have already been funded by the EAMIR community, and submit a competitive proposal to apply for such a project. 

 

Deliverables

All project deliverables must include 1) the creation of a new project page on the EAMIR website (administrator assistance provided), 2) a brief video demonstrating the overall scope of the project, and 3) an open-source, non-commercial component such that would benefit the EAMIR community and the music community at large through public dissemination of said deliverable, and further adaptation by the community.

 

Apply

Letters of interest for this award are accepted on a year-round basis. Competitive proposals will be invited to submit a full application contingent on proposal review and available funding. To begin, register or login and create a  "New Proposal".

 

EAMIR Research Grant

Overview

Teams or individuals are invited to submit a letter of interest for the EAMIR Research Grant. Awards are given to innovative project concepts that result in empirical studies involving open-source technology to support musicianship in an educational environment. Topics may include, but are not limited to, comparative studies of traditional acoustic instruments and technology-based instruments, acquisition of musicianship skills through open-source technology-based instruments, and so on.

 

Award Amounts

Specific funding award amounts are available for these supported projects, while award amounts for other unannounced projects are contingent upon available funding. In general, it is advised that you view the list of project concepts that have already been funded by the EAMIR community, and submit a competitive proposal to apply for such a project. 

 

Deliverables

All project deliverables must include 1) the creation of a new project page on the EAMIR website (administrator assistance provided), 2) a brief video demonstrating the overall scope of the project, and 3) an open-source, non-commercial component such that would benefit the EAMIR community and the music community at large through public dissemination of said deliverable, and further adaptation by the community.

 

Apply

Letters of interest for this award are accepted on a year-round basis. Competitive proposals will be invited to submit a full application contingent on proposal review and available funding. To begin, register or login and create a  "New Proposal".

 

 

EAMIR Learn-to-program Grant

Overview

Individuals are invited to submit a letter of interest for the EAMIR Learn-to-program Grant. Individuals may apply for this grant to receive a license of the latest Max programming/development software and a copy of Max/MSP/Jitter for Music, in order to encourage development of an EAMIR project. Awards are given to individuals who demonstrate their desire to develop innovative project concepts that result in, but are not limited to, novel technology-based music instruments, composition, performance, or education systems, adaptive instruments, systems for music therapy, immersive environments, and more. Applicants need not have any familiarity with programming!
 

Deliverables

All project deliverables must include 1) a brief video demonstrating the overall experience reading through the book and learning to program, and 2) describe the ways, if any, that the experience shaped their understanding or approach to composition, performance, education, or research. Please provide a biography and personal statement in your letter.

 

Apply

Letters of interest for this award are accepted on a year-round basis. Competitive proposals will be invited to submit a full application contingent on proposal review and available funding. To begin, register or login and create a  "New Proposal".