Since 1966, the Foundation has provided more than $9 million to assist our industry’s future leaders!
As one of the Association’s most valuable member benefits, the Music Business Association Scholarship Foundation annually awards financial aid packages in support of our industry’s future leaders. Students attending Music Biz Academic Partner schools are eligible to apply, as are employees, children and spouses of employees of Music Biz member companies.
Note: Applications for the Music Biz Class of 2021 are now closed!
In 2020 alone, contributions to the Foundation resulted in 20 outstanding students receiving $43,000 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, Bonsai, CD Baby, Concord, Curb Records, DMG Clearances, Inc., G7 Entertainment Marketing, Hopeless Records, Lullify, Music Millennium, The Orchard, Redeye, the RIAA, SESAC, Sony Music Entertainment, Spotify, Stemit, Symphonic Distribution, Universal Music Group and WEA. For information on being a scholarship donor, contact Aaron Tochini at email@example.com.