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. Applicant must be a current student or alumnus/alumna at a U.S. college or university between the ages of 17 and 24 at 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. Prior BMI Foundation John Lennon Scholarship winners are not eligible. For more information or to apply, please click the link below.