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From scholarships to a local music camp to full graduate fellowships, Rotary offers many ways to support your education. For young leaders who embody our belief of service above self, many local Rotary clubs provide academic scholarships for undergraduate, graduate, and even international study to students in their area.
Running applications at www.rotary.org/en
The ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards
The ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards are granted annually to encourage talented young Composers of Concert Music (classical). Morton Gould was President of ASCAP and The ASCAP Foundation from 1986-1994. He was a distinguished and versatile composer, and the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize. ASCAP honors Morton Gould’s lifelong commitment to nurturing young creators by naming the annual Young Composer Awards in his memory. The winning composers share over $40,000 in ASCAP Foundation Awards. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, or enrolled students with student visas. Applicants must be under the age of 30 as of January 1, 2014.
Deadline to apply: January 1, 2014 at www.ascap.com/concert/gouldapp.pdf
The Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards
The Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards, a program of The ASCAP Foundation, are granted annually to encourage talented young jazz composers. The awards are open to US citizens, permanent residents or enrolled students with student visas, who have not reached their 30th birthday by December 31st.
Deadline to apply: December 31, 2013 at www.ascapfoundation.org/youngjazz
YoungArts provides emerging artists (ages 15-18 or grades 10-12) with life-changing experiences with renowned mentors, access to significant scholarships, national recognition, and other opportunities throughout their careers to help ensure that the nation’s most outstanding young artists are encouraged to pursue careers in the arts. Submissions may fall under cinematic arts, dance, design arts, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing.
Deadline to apply: October 18, 2013 at www.youngarts.org