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John Lennon Scholarship

BMI Foundation, Inc.

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship competition is for songwriters and composers who are current students or alumnus/alumni of a college or university in the United States. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have reached their 17th birthday as of February 7, 2014, and be less than 25 years of age as of that date. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit a song with words and/or lyrics written by the applicant(s) either as a sole or joint author/composer. The submitted work must be an original song with lyrics accompanied by whatever instrumentation is chosen by the applicant. Both lyrics and music must be original and not based on any prior work. If the submitted song is co-written, a separate application for each writer much accompany the submission. If the winning work is written by two or more qualifying applicants, the scholarship award will be divided equally between them. No rights to the submitted work may have been assigned to a major music publisher or to a major record label.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?


You will be competing against a pretty high number of people for this scholarship.

Contact Information



Deadline: Feb 7
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Award Range: $5,000 - $10,000
Awards Granted: 3


Minimum Age: Is this you?
  • 17
Maximum Age: Is this you?
  • 24
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
College Major: Is this you?
  • Conducting
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Music
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Management and Merchandising
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
  • Piano and Organ
  • Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Voice and Opera
  • Musical Theatre
  • Music Technology
  • Brass Instruments
  • Woodwind Instruments
  • Percussion Instruments
More Requirements:
    Must submit an original song.

$1000 Cappex "No Essay" Monthly Scholarship

    Act now as the deadline for this scholarship is April 30, 2014

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