These awards are given for compositions – instrumental, vocal, or electronic (or any combination thereof) – submitted by students actively engaged in the study of music. Applicants must be citizens of countries in the Western Hemisphere, currently studying music, and under the age of 28.
by BMI Foundation
John Lennon Scholarship for Songwriters and Composers
The John Lennon Scholarship competition is open only to college students between the ages of 15 and 24. Students at a select group of schools are eligible to apply directly to the BMI Foundation. College students at schools not on the select list for the application year may be able to enter the competition by […]
peermusic Latin Scholarship for Songwriters and Composers of Latin music
The annual competition offers a scholarship awarded for the best song or instrumental work in any Latin genre. The competition is open to songwriters and composers who are current students at colleges and universities located in the United States and Puerto Rico. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 24. All words and […]
Woody Guthrie Fellowship Program
This program is open to scholars pursuing topics or themes related to American folk music progenitor Woody Guthrie. Awards of up to $5,000 support scholarly research at the extensive Woody Guthrie Archives, a paper-based research repository located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.