The Songwriters' Association of Mid-north Indiana (SAMI) is accepting applications for the Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters, which includes the Mike Lane Horizon Award. The scholarship and awards are for songwriters age 14 to 19, who live in any of these Indiana counties: Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren or White and are a permanent resident of Indiana.
Scholarship recipients receive the following:
- A $500 cash award to be applied towards the winner's education, musical instrument, or other songwriting endeavor. (Additional awards for runners-up and the Mike Lane Horizon Award to be awarded based on merit)
- Opportunity to play at the annual Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters awards ceremony in May and other events throughout the year
- Local publicity
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.