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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

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/

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

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

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

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/

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

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

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

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