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ARS Recorder Workshop Scholarships
Sponsor: American Recorder Society
10000 Watson Road
Suite 1-L-7
St. Louis, MO 63126-1843
Eligibility: Applicants may be players of all ages and ability levels--recent scholarship winners range in age from 12 to 65. Applicants should show a serious interest in the recorder and enjoy sharing their love of the instrument with others. They do NOT need to be a member of ARS.

Amount: $125-$500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. Applications for weekend scholarships are accepted up to two months before the event. Applications for summer workshops are due April 15.

ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards
Sponsor: ASCAP Foundation
One Lincoln Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Eligibility: Applicants must be composers who have not turned 30 before January 1 of the current year. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents or enrolled students with a student visa. Applicants must submit an original composition.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.

CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students who have at least a 2.5 GPA, and they must be enrolled or accepted into a full-time undergraduate degree program. Applicants must show leadership qualities and community service participation.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.

John Lennon Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: BMI Foundation Inc.
7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007
Eligibility: Applicants must be age 17 to 24 and write an original song to be reviewed by a prestigious panel of judges. Entries are to be submitted by music schools, universities, youth orchestras and the Music Educators National Conference (MENC).

Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: April 5
How to apply: Please see the website for a full list of eligible organizations that may submit entries.

National Vocal Competition for Young Opera Singers
Sponsor: Loren L. Zachary Society for the Performing Arts
2250 Gloaming Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Eligibility: Applicants must be 21-35 years old, reside in the U.S. or Canada and must be available for all phases of the competition.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 17 (New York), February 5 (Los Angeles)
How to apply: Applications are available online.

NFMC Hinda Honigman Award for the Blind
Sponsor: National Federation of Music Clubs (NC)
Bobbye Guyton
2400 Coronado Drive
Hoover, AL 35226
Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 25, be an instrumentalist or vocalist and submit an affidavit from an ophthalmologist stating that they are blind. Applicants must also be affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Steven J. Finkel Service Excellence Scholarship
Sponsor: House of Blues Music Forward Foundation
7060 Hollywood Boulevard
2nd Floor
Hollywood, CA 90028
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time juniors or seniors enrolled at an accredited college or university pursuing a career in live entertainment such as: music business management, customer service, hospitality or other related fields. A minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required. Students must submit a 500-word essay explaining their career goals within the entertainment industry.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.