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Your AMS membership supports our vital mission and includes valuable opportunities and benefits.

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Awards & Grants

Each year AMS honors individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the Montessori Movement. AMS is also pleased to recognize outstanding doctoral dissertations and master’s theses; to provide seed money for projects that promote peace education; and to offer scholarship support to aspiring Montessori teachers.

Teacher Education Scholarships

The American Montessori Society offers competitive scholarships to aspiring Montessori teachers who attend AMS-affiliated teacher education programs.

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    Ursula Thrush Peace Seed Grant

    The AMS Peace Committee awards annual Peace Seed Grants to help fund projects that promote peace education. Apply by December 1.

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      Dissertation & Thesis Awards

      The American Montessori Society offers awards of up to $1,000 for graduate-level work that furthers the understanding of Montessori education. The application deadline for 2015 awards is November 1, 2014. Read More.

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        Lifetime Achievement Awards

        The Lifetime Achievement Award is a special commendation for those who exemplify enduring commitment and extraordinary service to Montessori education and to AMS.

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          Living Legacy

          The Living Legacy is an annual tribute to an individual whose dedication and leadership has made a lasting impact on the AMS community.

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            AMS Research Mini-Grants

            Research mini-grants support research that can bring fresh insight to Montessori education.

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