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Composers and Compositions Music Scholarships

BMI STUDENT COMPOSER AWARDS
Amount of Award: $500-$5,000
Application Deadline: February 15
Number of Awards: Varies
Duration of Award: Competition held annually
Contact Information:
Mr. Ralph N. Jackson, Director
BMI Student Composer Awards
320 W. 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Email: classical@bmi.com
http://www.bmifoundation.org/pages/SComposer.asp

JOHN LENNON SCHOLARSHIP
"The John Lennon Scholarship Program recognizes young songwriters, ages 15 through 24, working in any genre."
Amount of Award: $10,000 or $5,000
Application Deadline: January 26
Number of Awards: 3
Duration of Award: Competition held annually
Contact Information:
BMI Foundation, Inc
John Lennon Scholarship Competition
320 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
info@bmifoundation.org
http://www.bmifoundation.org/pages/JLennon.asp

MORTON GOULD YOUNG COMPOSER AWARDS
Amount of Award: Winners share cash awards of more than $30,000
Application Deadline: March 1
Number of Awards: Varies
Duration of Award: Annually
Contact Information:
Frances Richard
The ASCAP Foundation / Morton Gould Young Composer Awards
One Lincoln Plazas
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 621-6219
http://www.ascapfoundation.org/gould-info.html

VICTOR HERBERT ASCAP YOUNG COMPOSER AWARDS
Amount of Award: $1,100 and $900
Application Deadline: March 1
Number of Awards: Varies
Duration of Award: Competition held annually
Contact Information:
Gloria Lien
6738 W. Kimberly Way
Glendale AZ 85308
Email: glorialien@cox.net
http://www.nfmc-music.org/Documents/Comp%20&%20Awards/CA-20-1.pdf
Related Contest: The NFMC Junior Composers Contest at http://www.nfmc-music.org/Competitions/Junior%20Composers/junior_composers.htm

ARCHIBALD RUTLEDGE SCHOLARSHIP
For residents of South Carolina who participate in a competition in art, creative writing, drama or Music. Contact the school's principal or guidance department for more info.
Amount of Award: $4,000
Application Deadline: February
Number of Awards: 4
Contact Information:
Beth Cope
South Carolina Department of Education
Phone: 803-734-8116
Email: bcope@ed.sc.gov

MTNA STUDENT COMPOSITION COMPETITIONS
Amount of Award: $500 - $2,000
Application Deadline: September
Number of Awards: Varies
Contact Information:
National Coordinator: Roger Foltz, NCTM
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Dept. of Music, 6001 Dodge St.,
Omaha, NE 68182-0245
Phone: (402) 554-2474
Fax: (402) 554-2252
Email:rfoltz@unomaha.edu
http://www.mtna.org/Programs/Competitions/Guidelines/Composition/tabid/308/Default.aspx

LYNN FREEMAN OLSON COMPOSITION AWARD
"All applicants must be nonprofessionals whose works have not been previously published for the purpose of general public use or sales. The applicant must evidence current membership in the National Federation of Music Clubs. Non-members may enroll as Individual Special Members by enclosing a check payable to the National Federation of Music Clubs"
Amount of Award: $1,500, $1,000 & $500
Application Deadline: March 1
Number of Awards: 3
Contact Information:
National Federation of Music Clubs
1336 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-2481
Phone: (317) 638-4003
Fax: (317) 638-0503
http://www.nfmc-music.org/Documents/Junior%20Division/JR-8-1.pdf

MARION RICHTER AMERICAN MUSIC COMPOSITION AWARD
Amount of Award: $1,250
Application Deadline: March 1
Number of Awards: 1 each year
Duration of Award: Competition held annually
Contact Information:
Gloria Lien
6738 W. Kimberly Way
Glendale AZ 85308
Email: glorialien@cox.net
http://www.nfmc-music.org/Documents/Comp%20&%20Awards/CA-20-1.pdf

ARTS COMPETITION SCHOLARSHIPS
Amount of Award: $100-$10,000
Application Deadline: May
Number of Awards: 125
Duration of Award: Competition held annually
Contact Information:
National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts
youngARTS program
444 Brickell Avenue, P-14
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: (305) 377-1140
Toll free: (800) 970-ARTS
Fax: (305) 377-1149
E-mail: info@nfaa.org
http://www.artsawards.org

CARPE DIEM SCHOLARSHIPS ($10 processing fees)
Amount of Award: $2,500 to $5,000 per year.
Application Deadline: May 13
Number of Awards: Varies (20 in 2007)
Duration of Award: 1 year; renewed for up to 3 additional years
Contact Information:
Carpe Diem Foundation of Illinois
c/o Gordon V. Levine, Executive Director
P. O. Box A3194
Chicago, IL 60690-3194
E-mail: glevine@carpediemfoundation.org
http://www.carpediemfoundation.org

CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP OF ART MUSIC COMPOSERS SCHOLARSHIP
Amount of Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: October
Duration: 1 academic year or 1 summer
Contact Information:
Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers
c/o Mark Hijleh
Houghton College
Greatbatch School of Music
Houghton, NY 14744 USA
Phone Number: (585) 567-9424
Email: cfamc@cfamc.org
http://www.cfamc.org

PEERMUSIC LATIN SCHOLARSHIP
"The annual competition offers a $5,000 scholarship, which is awarded for the best song or instrumental work in any Latin genre."
Amount of Award: $5,000
Application Deadline: April 18
Duration: Annually
Contact Information:
Porfirio Piña
Director, peermusic Latin Scholarship
BMI Foundation, Inc.
320 W. 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 830-2537
Fax: (212) 246-2163
latinscholarship@bmifoundation.org
http://www.bmifoundation.org/pages/peermusic.asp

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