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Abell Family String Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
1900 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in or currently pursuing college coursework consistent with a degree in music string performance. Students must be be a member of a school or other organized string ensemble or orchestra.

Amount: $1,275
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.

DTE Energy Foundation Sphinx Competition
Sponsor: Sphinx Organization
400 Renaissance Center
Suite 2550
Detroit, MI 48243
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. legal residents who are of junior high school, high school or college age. They must submit a videotape of a solo performance in order to be considered for the live semifinals competition. Selection is based on the quality of performance during the semifinal and final rounds of live competition.

Amount: $3,000-$50,000
Deadline: October 20
How to apply: Application instructions are available online. A videotaped solo performance, autobiography, repertoire list, applicant photo and registration fee are required.

Llewellyn L. Cayvan String Instrument Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Rapids Community Foundation
185 Oakes Street SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Eligibility: Applicants must provide an academic transcript from most recent semester. High school seniors must include first semester senior year. In addition, students must include an essay with application.

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