Scholarships are based on need and personal qualifications. An AMS scholarship applicant must apply to Mid-America Teachers Training Institute as a student and then apply to AMS for a scholarship. For an AMS scholarship, applicants must apply to Mid-America Montessori Teachers Training Institute by April 1 in time for the AMS May 1 deadline. These are two separate application processes. Please see the AMS website,, for the AMS scholarship form, complete it and the Mid-America application forms. Please send all required information for both applications to the Mid-America office by April 1.