Limited scholarship support is available to talented students with demonstrated financial need. Junior Composers does not offer scholarships but works with partners who extend support to students through our programs.
SUMMER 2013 SCHOLARSHIPS are made available from three sources: ASCAP, member teachers of the National Federation of Music Clubs and through the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.
- NEW THIS YEAR: The first 8 students to register for Junior Composers Studio (and pay the $200 deposit before March 15) will receive a $250 scholarship. The first 10 students to register for Junior Composers Institute or Junior Composers Songwriters (and pay the $100 deposit before March 15) will receive a $100 scholarship.
Awards are available through local, state, regional and national junior composer competitions sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs. Prize amounts and entrance fees vary.
Eligibility: Students of teachers who belong to the NFMC are eligible.
Deadline: Check the NFMC website or ask your music teacher for more information.
Minnesota students can receive scholarships up to $1,000 per summer through the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (OHE) Summer Academic Enrichment Program.
Eligibility: Students must be eligible for free or reduced lunches; currently in grades grades 8-11; must either have an overall "C" average or its equivalent in music for the most recently recorded academic term; and funds are still available. Deadline: Your scholarship application and registration for the camp are due June 28, 2013 and can be submitted online by clicking on your preferred summer program and entering your data on the registration form. Junior Composers will complete your scholarship request for you. You will be notified of the scholarship by June 25, 2013.
Documentation needed: 1) documentation from a school official that you are eligible for free or reduced price lunches and 2) grade report indicating that you have an overall "C" average or its equivalent for music courses in the most recently recorded academic term.