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 Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren or White County, Indiana and are a permanent resident of Indiana. Scholarship recipients receive 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) and an opportunity to play at the annual Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters awards ceremony in May and other events throughout the year. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.