The BMI Foundation is extending the deadline for scholarship applications to Friday, Jan. 29 for its programs including the Nashville Songwriting Scholarship, the Future Jazz Master Scholarship, John Lennon Scholarships, and the peermusic Latin Scholarship. The scholarships will award over $30,000 in prizes for best original songs in all genres of music.
The sixth annual Nashville Songwriting Scholarship will award $5,000 for the best original song in any of the following genres: Americana, blues, bluegrass, contemporary Christian, country, folk, and roots. The scholarship contest is open to students between the ages of 17-24 who are enrolled in any college or university located in the U.S. Grammy-winning recording artist and BMI songwriter Kacey Musgraves will serve as a final judge in the competition.
Program applications must be completed online no later than Friday, Jan. 29 at 11:59 p.m. For complete details and to apply, visit bmifoundation.org/programs.
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