Yoko Ono and Gibson Musical Instruments founded these memorial scholarships in order to help the next great musical artists.
The competition requires students to submit an original song, complete with lyrics and a recording with the accompanying instrument.

Scholarship Sponsor

John Lennon Scholarships

Award Type

$20,000 Cash

Gender Eligibility


Other Requirements/Criteria

Geographic Criteria: USA
Criteria / Requirements:
• Current student or alumnus/alumna at a U.S. college or university
• Between the ages of 17 and 24 as of time of submission
• No rights to the submitted work may have been assigned to a major music publisher or to a major record label
• Is not a prior BMI Foundation John Lennon Scholarship winner (excluding Honorable Mentions)

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