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Appendix C
2006 General Meeting of the Association

MEIEA Research Awards


MEIEA is offering research awards to eligible educators and industry practitioners to encourage scholarly research projects that advance theory, scholarship, and practice in the music and entertainment industries.


MEIEA’s specific OBJECTIVES for the Research Awards are to provide the academic encouragement and financial incentives for MEIEA members to pursue scholarly research and publication in the music and entertainment industries in areas including, but not limited to:

·       Curricular innovations and professional standards in the industry

·       Historical and theoretical studies documenting the growth and evolution of the industry

·       Business models in the music and entertainment industry


MEIEA’s EXPECTATIONS for the recipients of the Research Award:

·       To publish their research findings in the MEIEA Journal, as well as other scholarly publications.

·       To make a presentation at its annual MEIEA conference (travel reimbursement up to $500 will be available to help defray expenses).



·       Junior Faculty Award up to $1,500

Part-time instructor at an accredited institution, or

Full-time instructor for less than seven years at one or more accredited institutions.

·       Senior Faculty Award up to $2,000

Seven or more years of full-time teaching at one or more accredited institutions.

·       Educator and Industry Practitioner Award up to $2,500

Collaborative grant shared by a MEIEA faculty and industry professional.



            Applications are available on-line at

            Completed applications should be submitted in two versions:


Signed original mailed:             MEIEA Office

                                                                        1900 Belmont Blvd

                                                                        Nashville, TN 37212-3757 USA

                        An electronic version submitted to:


Deadlines:        6/15/06 for Junior Faculty Award

                                    12/15/06 for Senior Faculty Award

                                    6/15/07 for Educator/Practitioner Award


EVALUATION: MEIEA’s Research Awards Committee will evaluate the grant proposals and notify applicants no less than one month after the deadline. All decisions will be final.



For additional information please contact


© 2006 MEIEA, 1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville TN, 37212