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AMCA Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Associated Male Choruses of America
Weldon Wilson, Scholarship Chair
5143 S. 40th Street
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students obtaining their bachelor's degree in a music-related field (with preference given to voice or choral concentrations) and be sponsored by a chorus of the Associated Male Choruses of America. Applicants must submit references and a personal letter.

Amount: $1,000-$1,200
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online or by contacting your local AMCA chorus.
Website: http://www.amcofa-sing.org

American Theatre Organ Society Scholarships
Sponsor: American Theatre Organ Society
Carlton B. Smith, Director
2175 N. Irwin Street
Indianapolis, IN 46219
Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 22 as of July 1 and either working toward college organ performance degrees or be studying with professional organ instructors. Students' names must be submitted by their present organ instructor or the school's music department head. An essay is also required.

Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.atos.org

Annual Music Student Scholarships
Sponsor: School Band and Orchestra Magazine
6000 South Eastern Avenue
Suite J-14
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Eligibility: Applicants must be public, private or home school students in grades 4 through 12, be music students and write an essay on the given topic. Five scholarships are awarded to students in grades 4 through 8, and five are awarded to students in grades 9 through 12. Schools of winners will receive merchandise prizes.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An essay, contact information, school contact information and instrument played are required.
Website: http://www.sbomagazine.com

Archibald Rutledge Scholarship Program
Sponsor: South Carolina State Department of Education
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in South Carolina public schools, have attended South Carolina public schools for the past two consecutive years and be U.S. citizens. There are five categories: creative writing, dance, music, theater and visual arts. For the creative writing category, a sonnet, lyric or narrative poem no longer than one page must be submitted. For the dance category, an original, short dance composition of three to ten minutes. For the music category, an original composition of three to ten minutes must be submitted. For the theater category, an original one-act play with a performing time of eight to fifteen minutes. For the visual arts category, an original visual composition must be submitted. Compositions are judged on creativity, originality and quality of expression and content.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 6
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, composition and process folio are required.
Website: http://ed.sc.gov

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 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ascapfoundation.org

Barbara C. Littlefield Vocal Scholarship
Sponsor: Portland Rossini Club
143 State St
Portland, ME 04101
Eligibility: Applicants must be over 17 years of age and must audition with selections from at least two contrasting musical periods for a total of 10 to 15 minutes. Students must perform these selections from memory and provide the judges with an original copy of the music.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: June 4
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rossiniclub.org

Betty F. Brown Awards for Instrumental Excellence
Sponsor: The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County
538 Franklin Street
P.O. Box 1547
Columbus, IN 47202
Eligibility: Applicants must be sophomores, juniors or seniors at a Bartholomew County high school. Students must be instrumentalists.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.heritagefundbc.org

Chopin Piano Competition
Sponsor: Thomas Pniewski, Director of Cultural Affairs
Kosciuszko Foundation
15 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents or international full-time students with valid student visas and must be between the ages of 16 and 22. Applicants are required to prepare a repertoire of works by designated composers. There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee.

Amount: $1,500-$5,000
Deadline: October 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.thekf.org/kf/about/about_us/

Corporal Benjamin Ashley Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Truman Heartland Community Foundation
c/o Blue Ridge Bank Financial Center
4200 Little Blue Parkway
Suite 340
Independence, MO 64057
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Students must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at any accredited college, university or junior college. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students must have participated in music related activities and community service.

Amount: $500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.thcf.org

Diana Love Legacy Instrumental Music Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must provide documentation that confirms their financial need and evidence of their commitment to high school symphonic and marching bands and musicianship.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfnrv.org

Dorothy Rapp Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Vanderburgh Community Foundation
Walker Building
401 S.E. Sixth Street
Suite 203
Evansville, IN 47713
Eligibility: Applicants must belong to a Baptist church in Evansville, Indiana and intend on being involved with music for the church. Selection is based on an essay explaining how the scholarship will be used as well as letters of recommendation from the applicant's music teacher and pastor.

Amount: Varies
Deadline:
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.vanderburghcommunityfoundation.org

Family Music Studio Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Boone County
102 N. Lebanon Street, Suite 200
Lebanon, IN 46052
Eligibility: Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher to be considered for this scholarship and be a current or past Family Music Studio student.

Amount: $250
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.communityfoundationbc.org

Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts
Robert A. Schilling
4702 Graceland Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3504
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time music students pursuing a career in sacred music who are either entering freshmen or already enrolled in an accredited college, university or school of theology or pursuing an academic education in worship; be members of the United Methodist Church or be employed in the United Methodist Church for at least a year before applying and show Christian character and participation in Christian activities. Students must also demonstrate musical or other artistic talent and leadership potential. Applicants must submit applications, transcripts, personal statements and three reference letters.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.umfellowship.org

Gary L. Carrow Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Inland Northwest Community Foundation
421 West Riverside Avenue
Suite 606
Spokane, WA 99201
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors who participate in the school's instructional music program. Students must prove to be good stewards of their school or community and have a 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.inwcf.org

Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Glenn Miller Birthplace Society
107 East Main Street
P.O. Box 61
Clarinda, IA 51632
Eligibility: Applicants may apply as instrumentalists or vocalists. They must be high school seniors or college freshmen who plan to focus on music in their future lives. Applicants must submit an audition CD or tape in addition to an application form. High school seniors may reapply as college freshmen as long as they weren't first-place winners the previous year.

Amount: $1,000-$4,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.glennmiller.org

International Junior Competition
Sponsor: Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation
138 W. 300 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Eligibility: Applicants must perform at this competition in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students are provided with housing but must provide own transportation to and from Salt Lake City. Applicants must perform a 20-minute program of solo music and a 30-minute program of solo music. Two competition categories available: ages 11 to 14 and ages 15 to 18.

Amount: Up to $7,000
Deadline: The competition is June 18-23
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.bachauer.com

International Trumpet Guild Conference Scholarship
Sponsor: International Trumpet Guild
P.O. Box 2688
Davenport, IA 52809-2688
Eligibility: Applicants must be students and record audition songs onto a tape or CD. There are different age group categories, and each category has its own performance requirements. Applicants must be ITG members.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.trumpetguild.org

Ione M. Allen Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Center for Scholarship Administration
4320 Wade Hampton Boulevard
Suite G
Taylors, SC 29687-0031
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Polk, Swain or Transylvania County, North Carolina. They must possess musical talent, attend an accredited conservatory or other institution with a recognized music department and have financial need. All applicants must be interviewed and present a performance.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.csascholars.org/index.php

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
295 Huntington Avenue
Suite 201
Boston, MA 02115
Eligibility: Applicants must have interest in performing on NPR’s From the Top. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of strong musical ability, unmet financial need and strength of character.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 9, March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.fromthetop.org

Jeff Hull/Doug Johnson Memorial Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion
1500 Valley River Drive
Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling or enrolled in a public or nonprofit college. Students must have talents in singing or playing instruments. Applicants must include an essay about how music has or will affect their lives in the past, present and future. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov

Johansen International Competition for Young String Players
Sponsor: Friday Morning Music Club Inc.
801 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: Applicants must be students of violin, viola or cello between the ages of 13 and 17 at the time of competition. Students must not be under professional management and must perform five pieces for the competition.

Amount: $5,000-$10,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, repertoire list, audition CD, release forms, education and experience page and $75 application fee are required.
Website: http://www.fmmc.org

John and Hannah Handy Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
1324 Belmont Avenue
Ste. 401
Salisbury, MD 21804
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate personal integrity, intelligence and motivation to succeed at school. Students must be active in school activities including but not limited to sports, music and art. Applicants must have satisfactory grades and submit a letter of acceptance to a college or university.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfes.org/

Julius and Esther Stulberg International String Competition
Sponsor: Julius and Esther Stulberg Competition Inc.
359 South Kalamazoo Mall
Suite 14
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Eligibility: Applicants must be students of violin, viola, cello or double bass, be 19 years of age or younger as of January 1 of the year of competition and perform a Bach piece and a solo for the competition, which is typically held in May.

Amount: Up to $6,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of age and audition CD are required.
Website: http://www.stulberg.org

Lotte Lenya Competition
Sponsor: Kurt Weill Foundation for Music
7 East 20th Street
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003
Eligibility: Applicants must be between 19 and 32 years old and attend a regional competition, performing four selections. If contestants are unable to participate in any of the scheduled regional auditions, they may instead submit a DVD, which must contain all four of the required repertoire selections. Finalists will be chosen, based on vocal beauty and technique, interpretation, acting, repertoire variety and presence.

Amount: $500-$20,000 plus travel stipend
Deadline: January 23
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.kwf.org

Mary Graham Lasley Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria
2121 Eisenhower Avenue
Suite 608
Alexandria, VA 22314
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate music students who are Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC residents or students at colleges, universities or conservatories in Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC. Students must be 25 years of age or younger. Prior first place winners may not reenter.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Unknown
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and $25 entry fee are required.
Website: http://www.alexsym.org/

Meghan Hormann Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Adams County Community Foundation
102 N. 2nd Street
Decatur, IN 46733
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Adams County. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their work history, community service, extracurricular involvement and personal narrative. Preference is given to students who have been participated in a music program and/or intend on pursuing a degree in music.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.adamscountyfoundation.org

Music Scholarships
Sponsor: Hanover College Office of Admission and Financial Assistance
517 Ball Drive
Hanover, IN 47243
Eligibility: Applicants must attend Hanover College. They may or may not major in music. Each applicant must audition.

Amount: $500-$3,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from Hanover College. An application form, letter of recommendation and audition are required.
Website: http://www.hanover.edu

NFMC Wendell Irish Viola Award
Sponsor: National Federation of Music Clubs (AR)
Dr. George Keck
2112 Hinson Road
Suite 23
Little Rock, AR 72212
Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 12 and 18 and must be Individual Junior Special members or Active Junior Club members of the National Federation of Music Clubs. Applicants must enter in their state of residence by submitting a taped performance.

Amount: $250-$1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nfmc-music.org

Nicholas Van Slyck Scholarship
Sponsor: Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra
Attn: Scholarship
P.O. Box 332
Haverhill, MA 01831
Eligibility: Applicants must be high-school seniors from the Merrimack Valley exhibiting outstanding abilities in the area of music.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 11
How to apply: Applications available by mail.
Website: http://www.mvpomusic.org

NYCDA 4-day National Summer Workshop Scholarship
Sponsor: New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA)
602 W. 66th Street
West New York, NJ 07093
Eligibility: Applicants must be registered to attend the NYCDA 4-day Summer Workshop. Students must audition at the workshop. Selection is based on the overall strength of the audition.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: July 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://nycdance.com

Opal Greenlee Memorial Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Blackford County Community Foundation
121 N. High Street
Hartford City, IN 47348
Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Applicants must reside in Blackford County.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://blackfordcofoundation.org

Rich Scott Memorial Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Blackford County Community Foundation
121 N. High Street
Hartford City, IN 47348
Eligibility: Students must plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in the field of music. Students must submit information on their school and community activities and goals, a transcript, an explanation of their financial need and an appraisal from a guidance counselor or other school official.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://blackfordcofoundation.org

Scholarship Program for Young Pianists
Sponsor: Chopin Foundation of the United States, Inc.
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1440 79th Street Causeway
Suite 117
Miami, FL 33141
Eligibility: The program is available to any qualified American pianists age 14 to 17 who are enrolled in secondary or undergraduate institutions as full-time students. Applicants also must study music and major in piano. They must submit applications, statements of career goals, two references, audio tapes and $25 fee.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.chopin.org

Stella Knobel & Mary Jean Carter Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of North Central Washington
9 S. Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or non-traditional students from Chelan, Douglas or Okanogan counties who have been accepted into an accredited institution in Washington, plan to enroll full-time and will major or minor in music. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfncw.org

Stillman Kelley National Instrumental Awards
Sponsor: National Federation of Music Clubs Stillman-Kelley Award
Nathalie Steinbach
15 Mount Vernon Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
Eligibility: Applicants must be instrumentalists, must not reach their 19th birthday by March 1 and be members of the National Federation of Music Clubs. This award rotates by region with the Northeastern and Southeastern regions in even years and Central and Western regions in odd years.

Amount: $200-$1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nfmc-music.org

Travis R. Keplinger Memorial Fund
Sponsor: Blackford County Community Foundation
121 N. High Street
Hartford City, IN 47348
Eligibility: Applicants must have participated in music, art or soccer during their public school education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://blackfordcofoundation.org

Troy Blevins Scholarship
Sponsor: Henry County Community Foundation
700 South Memorial Drive
P.O. Box 6006
New Castle, IN 47362
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Tri High School. Students must be attending an accredited two-year of four-year college or university with preference given to those pursuing music degrees. Applicants must have a 2.0 GPA.

Amount: $100-$499
Deadline: March 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.henrycountycf.org

Women Band Directors International College Scholarships
Sponsor: Women Band Directors International
Karen Williams
WBDI Scholarship Chair
3994 White Oak Road
Waynesville, NC 28785
Eligibility: Applicants must be studying music education with the intention of becoming a band director.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.womenbanddirectors.org

Young Artists Competition
Sponsor: Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation
138 W. 300 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Eligibility: Applicants must perform at this competition in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students are provided with housing but must provide own transportation to and from Salt Lake City. Applicants must perform a 25-minute program of solo music and a 35-minute program of solo music.

Amount: Up to $40,000
Deadline: October 1
How to apply:
Website: http://www.bachauer.com

YoungArts Program
Sponsor: National YoungArts Foundation
2100 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137
Eligibility: Applicants must be either high school sophomores, juniors, or seniors or 15 to 18 years old by December 1 of the year of application. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The disciplines included are cinematic arts, dance, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice and writing. Those applying in the discipline of jazz music may be registered aliens. There is a nonrefundable fee.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: October 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.youngarts.org/

Youth Free Expression Network Film Contest
Sponsor: National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC)
19 Fulton Street
Suite 407
New York, NY 10038
Eligibility: Students must be 19 years or younger. Films must be four minutes or less in a variety of genres including documentary, music video and experimental. Top three winners receive cash stipends.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://ncac.org