Education & Scholarships

Area 12 offers programs and scholarships dedicated to promoting music education through the use of handbells and handchimes.

The Area 12 bell/chime loan program offers qualifying schools the use of a handbell or handchime set for a minimum of one semester in their school-related music program. To find out more about the bell/chime loan program and to download an application, visit the bell/chime loan program page of this website.

Area 12 also offers scholarships for individuals seeking financial assistance to attend their first Area 12 conference or National Seminar. To find out more about Area 12’s scholarships, visit the scholarship page of this website.

And please consider donating to the Area 12 scholarship program. It is through donations made by generous individuals that Area 12 is able to continue to offer scholarships and other educational programs. Because Area 12 is a non-profit organization, your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Make your online donation via PayPal here.
If you’d prefer to mail a check rather than donate via PayPal, please email our Past Chair at [email protected] for instructions.