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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.