Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
124
Days
March 31 2024
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Proof of enrollment from the educational institution; Proof of dependency letter or an Independent Student Status Form
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Resume
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David E. Ballard Scholarship

Description

Established in the memory of David E. Ballard, with the support of Inherit the Music, this scholarship supports youth who have experienced homelessness and/or been part of the foster care system pursuing a career in live entertainment. Field of study may include but is not limited to live event operations, production, music engineering, music business management, customer service, hospitality and/or other related fields. Applicants must have a minimum of 60 credits earned, enrolled at an accredited college or university at the time of award in the fall semester. Applicants who have experienced homelessness within the last four years, and/or been part of the foster care system any time after the age of sixteen, are eligible to apply. Two letters of recommendation from industry professionals and/or instructor(s) are required. In addition to the application essay, the scholarship recipient will be required to write a final impact essay at the end of the school year updating Music Forward on how the funds supported their scholastic journey and progress towards their long-term career goals.

Amount Details

$10,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Proof of enrollment from the educational institution; Proof of dependency letter or an Independent Student Status Form
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Resume
  • Checkmark Transcript
For more info, please visit our site
Contact scholarships@musicforwardfoundation.org
Address 9348 Civic Center Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210