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BMI Foundation Accepting Applications for 2017 Scholarships

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From News, posted 10.11.16. The BMI Foundation is now accepting online applications for its 2017 scholarship season, open to young musicians attending colleges and universities nationwide. The Foundation will administer seven distinct scholarship competitions that span all genres of American music and are aided by panelists of international musical acclaim. These annual programs include the… Read more...


John Lennon Scholarship Winners Announced

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From News, posted 9.25.15. The winners of the BMI Foundation’s 18th Annual John Lennon Scholarships, a program that recognizes the nation’s best and brightest young songwriters between the ages of 17 and 24, were announced this week by Samantha Cox, Vice President of the BMI Foundation and Director of the competition. The John Lennon… Read more...


BMI Foundation Announces Opening of John Lennon Scholarships Competition

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From News, posted 12.08.14. The BMI Foundation, a nonprofit corporation founded in 1985 to support the creation, performance, and study of music through awards, scholarships, commissions, and grants, has announced the opening of the 18th annual John Lennon Scholarships competition. The 2015 competition will award three scholarships totaling $20,000 to U.S. college-student songwriters for the… Read more...


17th Annual John Lennon Scholarship Winners Announced

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From News, posted 12.01.14. Vice President of the BMI Foundation and Director of the John Lennon Scholarship songwriting competition, Samantha Cox, announced that Caitlin Notey, a 22-year-old student of Popular Music at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, is the first place winner in the 17th annual songwriting event for her song… Read more...


Apply Now For the 17th Annual John Lennon Scholarship Competition

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From News, posted 1.06.14. The opening of the 17th annual John Lennon Scholarship program has been announced by the BMI Foundation, Inc. The 2014 program will award three scholarships to U.S. college student songwriters. Prizes totaling $20,000 will be given to the best original songs submitted to the competition. Established by Yoko Ono in 1997… Read more...


16th Annual John Lennon Scholarship Winners Announced

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From News, posted 10.11.13. The winners of the BMI Foundation’s 16th annual John Lennon Scholarship were announced on September 24, 2013, by BMI Assistant Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, New York, Samantha Cox, who is also Director of the competition, which recognizes the best and brightest young songwriters between the ages of 17 and 24. Read more...


15th Annual John Lennon Scholarship Winners Announced

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From News, posted 12.12.12. The winners of the BMI Foundation’s 15th Annual John Lennon Scholarships, a program that recognizes the best and brightest young songwriters between the ages of 17 and 24, were announced on November 13, 2012 by Samantha Cox, Director of the competition. Lisa Occhino, a Connecticut native and Berklee College of Music… Read more...


14th Annual John Lennon Scholarship Winners Announced

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From News, posted 8.16.11. The winners of the BMI Foundation’s 14th Annual John Lennon Scholarships, a program that recognizes the best and brightest young songwriters between the ages of 15 and 24, were announced on August 16 by Samantha Cox, Director of the competition. Lynda DeFuria, a Las Vegas native and recent Berklee College of… Read more...


2010 John Lennon Scholarship Winners Announced

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From News, posted 11.18.10. The winners of the BMI Foundation’s 13th Annual John Lennon Scholarships, a program that recognizes the best and brightest young songwriters between the ages of 15 and 24, were announced by Samantha Cox, Director of the competition. Liz Longley, a Pennsylvania native and recent Berklee College of Music graduate, won first… Read more...


2009 John Lennon Scholarship Winners Announced

From News, posted 6.30.09. The winners of the BMI Foundation’s 12th Annual John Lennon Scholarships, a program that recognizes the best and brightest young songwriters between the ages of 15 and 24, were announced by Samantha Cox, Director of the competition. Jacqueline Wisot, a musician and songwriter currently attending Belmont University, won first place and… Read more...


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