John Lennon Scholarships

The John Lennon Scholarships are an annual competition open to student songwriters and composers of contemporary musical genres including alternative, pop, rock, indie, electronica, R&B, and experimental. Three scholarships totaling $20,000 are presented annually for the best original songs submitted to the competition. Eligibility:-Current student or alumnus/alumna at a U.S. college or university-Between the ages of 17 and 24 as of time of submission-No rights to the submitted work may have been assigned to a major music publisher or to a major record label-Is not a prior BMI Foundation John Lennon Scholarship winner (excluding honorable mentions)For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $20,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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