Research Grant Proposals

TMEA will provide an annual research grant for up to $1,200 to support advancing knowledge in the area of music education.


Applicants must be qualified and willing to complete the proposed study within the timeline submitted. Applicants must be Active TMEA members in Texas with current membership for the duration of the study.

Research Topics

While not restricted, the Board’s topics of interest include music teacher retention, music student retention, music student recruitment methods—especially those that increase diversity in the music class, social emotional learning in music education, and cultural responsiveness in music education.

Proposal Deadline

Grant proposals must be submitted online by October 1 for this year’s selection.

Submit a Proposal

Click here to complete a grant proposal application.