AMS Subventions for Publications


To help individuals with expenses involved in the publication of works of musical scholarship, including books, articles and works in non-print media.

No individual can receive a subvention more than once in a 3-year period.


Open to younger scholars and scholars in the early stages of their careers. Proposals for projects that make use of newer technologies are welcomed.

Award Value

US$500-2,000 with a maximum of US$2,500 available

Application procedure

Applicants must submit a short, written abstract of up to 1,000 words describing the project and its contribution to musical scholarship, a copy of the article or other equivalent sample, a copy of a contract or letter of agreement from the journal editor or publisher indicating final acceptance for publication, and a detailed budget and explanation of the expenses to which the subvention would be applied. Wherever possible expenses should be itemized. If the publication is a book a representative chapter should be submitted.

Closing date

February 15th to August 15th

Study Level

  • Professional development

American Musicological Society (AMS)

The American Musicological Society (AMS) was founded in 1934 as a non-profit organization, with the aim of advancing research in the various fields of music as a branch of learning and scholarship. In 1951, the Society became a constituent member of the American Council of Learned Societies.

Contact Details

  • 207 798 4243
  • 207 798 4254
  • 6010 College Station
    Brunswick ME
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Musicological Society (AMS) by using the links below.


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