November 15, 2017
2018 Van L. Lawrence Fellowship
Application Deadline: Nov. 15, 2017
The Van L. Lawrence Fellowship was created to honor Van L. Lawrence, M.D. for his outstanding
contribution to voice, and particularly to recognize the importance of the interdisciplinary education
he fostered among laryngologists and singing teachers. It is awarded jointly by the Voice Foundation
and the National Association of Teachers of Singing Foundation.
Candidates for the Van L. Lawrence Fellowship shall be:
A member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing who is actively engaged in teaching.
The Fellowship shall be awarded to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in their professions as singing teachers, and who have shown interest in and knowledge of voice science.
Members of NATS wishing to apply for the fellowship should write an electronic letter of intent to
The Voice Foundation including (combined into one PDF document): E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Current application of scientific knowledge in the studio
The area of intended study and/or research project and the study plan and methods
How the Fellowship and research project will benefit your teaching
NATS Chapter to which you belong
A detailed curriculum vita.
The fellowship will be awarded at the 47th Annual Symposium: Care of the Professional Voice,
scheduled for May 30 - June 3, 2018, in Philadelphia.
For more information, contact The Voice Foundation at 215-735-7999 or email email@example.com.
Visit www.nats.org and click on the programs tab to find complete application instructions.