INDIANA (WLFI) - The Songwriters Association of Mid-north America (SAMI) is now accepting applications for the 2013 Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters.
The scholarship includes the special Mike Lane Horizon Award. The scholarship and award exist for the purpose of developing, recognizing and supporting area youth in the development of their songwriting skills.
Candidates must be between 14 and 19 years old at the time of application and be a permanent resident of one of the following Indiana counties to apply: Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren and White.
The winner will receive a $500 cash award to be applied toward the Shirley Martin Scholarship winner's education, a musical instrument or other songwriting-supporting outlet. The winner will also get performance opportunities and local publicity.
You can submit your application any time before April 5. To apply, download an application and instructions at this website, or you can write to:
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation
638 North St.
Lafayette, IN 47901
Winners will be notified on or before May 6. Email any other questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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