This award, named for the longtime Editor of The Horn Call, Emeritus Dean, and IHS Honorary Member, Paul Mansur , provides opportunities for full-time students attending the IHS international symposium to receive a lesson from a world renowned artist or teacher.

Award: Private lesson with a Featured Artist or Advisory Council Member at the IHS international symposium and a one-year IHS membership.

Age Requirements: One award for full-time students 18 years or younger on July 30, 2018. One award for full-time student 19-26 years on July 30, 2018.

Application Requirements: Applications must be submitted to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A complete application must include:

  1. A completed Mansur Award Application Form (must be logged in to access), including an essay from the applicant on the subject of how attending and receiving a lesson during the symposium will enhance the student’s education.
  2. Proof of full-time public or private school, conservatory, or university enrollment must be provided at the time of application; students must be enrolled in the academic term immediately preceding the symposium.

Judging: Essays will be evaluated for both content and grammar, so time and care in preparation is encouraged.

Deadlines: Completed applications must be received by the IHS Executive Secretary no later than April 1, 2018. Applicants will receive notification of the awards by May 1, 2018. Please note that this award does not include any financial assistance to attend the symposium.

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