November 15, 2020
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
Candidates for the Van L. Lawrence Fellowship shall be:
1. A member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing who is actively engaged in teaching.
2. 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 along with your CV (combined into one PDF document). Include the area and methods
of your proposed study. E-mail: email@example.com
a. Current application of scientific knowledge in the studio;
b. The area of intended study and/or research project;
c. How the Fellowship and research project will benefit your teaching;
d. NATS Chapter to which you belong;
e. A detailed curriculum vita.
The 2021 fellowship will be awarded at the 50th Annual Symposium – Care of the Professional Voice,
June 2–6, 2021, in Philadelphia
For more information, contact The Voice Foundation at 215-735-7999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit https://www.nats.org/van-lawrence-fellowship.html to find complete application instructions.