Music Scholarships

Do you play in the school band or have a band of your own? If you have a talent for music, even if you are not planning on majoring in Music in college, there are scholarships for you! Show off your musical talent with these scholarships.

If you do plan on majoring in music in college, there are even more scholarships for you to consider!

BMI Student Composer Awards
Sponsor: BMI Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 4, 2022
Description: Award is open to citizens of a country in the Western Hemisphere who is engaged in the study of music with a recognized and established teacher (other than a relative). Applicant must be 27 years of age or younger as of the submission deadline. Applicant must submit one composition.

Future Jazz Master Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 4, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current students attending a U.S. college or university who are between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must be pursuing an advanced academic degree in Jazz Performance, Jazz Studies, or related studies.

John Lennon Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 4, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to current full-time or part-time students of a U.S. college or university who are between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit one original song with lyrics that are accompanied by whatever instrumentation chosen by the applicant.

Nashville Songwriting Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 4, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current students of a U.S. college or university between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit an original song in any of the following genres: Americana, blues, bluegrass, contemporary Christian, country, folk, and roots.

peermusic Latin Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 4, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a college or university located in the United States or Puerto Rico who are between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit an original song or instrumental work in any Latin genre.

American Legion – Department of Kansas Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Kansas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the state of Kansas. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to children of veterans, Scouts, athletes, and students with talent in music and public speaking.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 18, 2022
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 through high school juniors.

Lessons In Your Home Scholarship
Sponsor: Lessons In Your Home
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 25, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to prospective and enrolled college students who will be studying aspects of music, music business, performance, or production (major or minor in any music school program).

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