Since 1966, the Foundation has provided almost $9 million to assist our industry’s youth and future leaders!
As one of the Association’s most valuable member benefits, scholarships are awarded annually in amounts ranging from $500 to $6,000. Employees, children and spouses of employees of Music Biz member companies are eligible to apply, as are students attending schools that are members of Music Biz through its Academic Partnership program.
Applications for the Music Biz Class of 2020 are now open! Deadline to apply is Friday, March 6, 2020!
In 2019 alone, contributions to the Foundation resulted in 24 outstanding students receiving $43,500 in scholarships!
Click here to see the deserving students who were awarded scholarships this year.
The Foundation thanks those Music Business Association members who are serving on the Scholarship Committee. The gift of their time is much appreciated. The committee includes: Duncan Browne, Newbury Comics; Glenn Dicker, Redeye; Rachelle Friedman, J&R Music; Mitch Imber, WEA; Clay Pasternack, Clay Pasternack, Inc.; Mavis Takemoto, Universal Music Group; Victor Trubowitch, Spotify; and the Foundation’s Academic Advisor – Stephen Marcone, Professor of Music at William Paterson University of NJ.
The Music Business Association extends its heartfelt thanks to the many past donors and the present donors who continue to make this prestigious industry program a reality — Alliance Entertainment, Atlantic Records, Big Machine Label Group, Billboard, CD Baby, Concord, Curb Records, The Orchard, Redeye, Rhino Entertainment, the RIAA, SESAC, Sony Music Entertainment, Spotify, Universal Music Group, Verve Records and WEA. For information on being a scholarship donor, contact Evelyn Dichter at firstname.lastname@example.org.