Performing Arts

BMI Student Composer Awards

Sponsor: BMI Foundation, Inc.

Amount: Up to $5,000

Closing Date: February 1, 2020

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 have been born on after February 2, 1992. Applicant must submit one composition.


Winston Classical Voice Scholarships

Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters

Amount: $12,000

Closing Date: February 1, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit a ten-minute vocal performance. Scholarship funds are for private study, special training or personal advancement in the applicants’ future careers. The funds cannot be used for college tuition, housing or travel.


AMCA Music Scholarships

Sponsor: Male Chorus Association

Amount: Up to $1,200

Closing Date: March 1, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to full-time male college students in a Bachelor’s degree program who are music majors (vocal or choral emphasis preferred). Applicant must be sponsored by a chorus of the Associated Male Choruses of America.


National Italian American Foundation Scholarships

Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation

Amount: Up to $12,000

Closing Date: March 1, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students who will be enrolled in higher education for the Fall 2020 semester and have a GPA of at least 3.5. Applicant must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to specific majors and state residency.


Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition

Sponsor: Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum

Amount: Up to $3,000

Closing Date: March 2, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and first year college students who intend to make music a central part of their future. Applicant must submit an audition CD and a statement of musical intentions.


AFB Scholarship

Sponsor: American Foundation for the Blind

Amount: Up to $3,500

Closing Date: April 1, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are legally blind. Applicant must be studying computer science, engineering, life sciences, Music, or a field related to the rehabilitation or education of personals who are blind or visually impaired.


SAG-AFTRA Foundation Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) Foundation

Amount: Varies

Closing Date: April 1, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are SAG-AFTRA members and/or dependents of SAG-AFTRA members who are active and in good standing. In addition to required application materials, applicant must submit an essay on a topic of their choice.