SCHOLARSHIPS

MUSIC ARTIST SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Seymour Duncan Bass Scholarship

    The Seymour Duncan Bass Scholarship was created to honor innovative music legend Seymour Duncan and will be awarded in Spring 2018 to an intermediate or advanced student (U.S. or non-U.S. citizens) enrolling in the Associate of Arts in Performance (Bass) program who demonstrates overall outstanding musicianship, passion for the instrument and the potential for developing their own individual sound or unique voice on the instrument in any style or genre. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.

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    Steve Robinson Metal of Honor Veterans Scholarship

    The Steve Robinson Metal of Honor Veterans Performance Scholarship (sponsored by The Rockstar Mayhem Festival’s Metal of Honor Program) was created to directly encourage and support the educational growth of a newly enrolling US Military veteran (all branches) in the Associate of Arts in Performance Program (Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Vocal) at Musicians Institute.

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  • Evans Drum Scholarship

    Musicians Institute and Evans Drumheads have created the Evans Drum Scholarship to assist advanced, stylistically diverse drummers with their educational development.

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    Steve Robinson Metal of Honor Veterans Scholarship

    The Steve Robinson Metal of Honor Veterans Performance Scholarship (sponsored by The Rockstar Mayhem Festival’s Metal of Honor Program) was created to directly encourage and support the educational growth of a newly enrolling US Military veteran (all branches) in the Associate of Arts in Performance Program (Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Vocal) at Musicians Institute.

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  • D’Addario Guitar Scholarship

    The D’Addario Guitar Scholarship, sponsored by The D’Addario Music Foundation, is awarded each fall and spring to students to assist advanced, stylistically diverse guitarists with their educational development.

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    ESP Rock Guitar Scholarship

    ESP Rock Guitar Scholarship will be awarded in Spring 2018 to an intermediate or advanced student (U.S. or non-U.S. citizens) enrolling in the Associate of Arts in Performance (Guitar) program who demonstrates overall outstanding musicianship, in the rock genre.

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    Melodic Soloing Guitar Scholarship

    The Melodic Soloing Scholarship was created to recognize and support the creative skills, talent, tone and taste required to play improvised melodic guitar solos in any style. The scholarship is generously funded by an MI Guitar Program alumnus (GIT class of 1980) and is provided to encourage and support the educational growth of a newly enrolling Associate of Arts (Guitar) program student.
    The scholarship is awarded every spring and fall to a newly enrolling student who demonstrates outstanding musicianship, and expresses their own unique melodic voice as a soloist on the instrument in any musical style.

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    Steve Robinson Metal of Honor Veterans Scholarship

    The Steve Robinson Metal of Honor Veterans Performance Scholarship (sponsored by The Rockstar Mayhem Festival’s Metal of Honor Program) was created to directly encourage and support the educational growth of a newly enrolling US Military veteran (all branches) in the Associate of Arts in Performance Program (Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Vocal) at Musicians Institute.

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    Seymour Duncan Guitar Scholarship

    The Seymour Duncan Guitar Scholarship was created to honor innovative music legend Seymour Duncan and will be awarded in Spring 2018 to an intermediate or advanced student (U.S. or non-U.S. citizens) enrolling in the Associate of Arts in Performance (Guitar) program who demonstrates overall outstanding musicianship, passion for the instrument and the potential for developing their own individual sound or unique voice on the instrument in any style or genre. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.

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    Takamine Acoustic Guitar Scholarship

    The Takamine Acoustic Guitar Scholarship will be awarded in Spring 2018 to an intermediate or advanced student (U.S. or non-U.S. citizens) enrolling in the Associate of Arts in Performance (Guitar) program who demonstrates overall outstanding musicianship and performance on the acoustic guitar in any genre.

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  • Steve Robinson Metal of Honor Veterans Scholarship

    The Steve Robinson Metal of Honor Veterans Performance Scholarship (sponsored by The Rockstar Mayhem Festival’s Metal of Honor Program) was created to directly encourage and support the educational growth of a newly enrolling US Military veteran (all branches) in the Associate of Arts in Performance Program (Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Vocal) at Musicians Institute.
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  • Universal Citywalk Hollywood Vocal Scholarship

    The Universal Citywalk Hollywood Vocal Scholarship was created to recognize and support new students (US or non-US citizens) enrolling in the Associate of Arts in Performance (Vocal) program who demonstrate excellence in both vocal and live performance skills (in any genre). The scholarship is applicable for students newly enrolling in the AA Vocal performance program only, and may not be transferred to Entertainment Industry program emphases (Audio Engineering, Music Business, Independent Artist, Guitar Craft) within an AA degree.

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    Steve Robinson Metal of Honor Veterans Performance Scholarship

    The Steve Robinson Metal of Honor Veterans Performance Scholarship (sponsored by The Rockstar Mayhem Festival’s Metal of Honor Program) was created to directly encourage and support the educational growth of a newly enrolling US Military veteran (all branches) in the Associate of Arts in Performance Program (Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Vocal) at Musicians Institute.

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BACHELOR OF MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS

  • The Bachelor of Music Composition Scholarship will be awarded to an intermediate or advanced student newly enrolling in the Bachelor of Music Composition Program who demonstrates the potential for developing outstanding skills as a composer in any genre.

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PRODUCTION SCHOLARSHIPS

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INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIPS

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  • City National Bank Music Business Scholarship

    The City National Music Business Scholarship was created to recognize and support the professional aspirations of a newly enrolling Music Business Certificate or AA Program student who can articulate their professional goals and demonstrates outstanding dedication to achieving a position in the music industry.

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    Universal Citywalk Hollywood Music Business Entrepreneur Scholarship

    The Universal Citywalk Hollywood Music Business Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to recognize and support the professional aspirations of a newly enrolling Music Business Certificate or AA Program student who can articulate their professional goals and possesses outstanding dedication to achieving a position in the music industry as an independent entrepreneur.

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MI SCHOLARSHIPS

Development Scholarship

Development Scholarships are provided to encourage the educational growth of new students enrolled in a degree or certificate program. A minimum of twenty Development Scholarships are awarded each year.

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Hardship Scholarship

The MI Hardship Scholarship is awarded to qualified applicants who are currently enrolled in MI Certificate, AA Degree, or BM Degree programs and is based on verifiable financial need, current academic standing, and essay submission.

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Independent Artist Scholarship

Independent Artist Certificate Scholarships are available to applicants enrolling in the Independent Artist Certificate Program who demonstrate outstanding talent.

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International Musicians Merit Scholarship

International Musicians Merit Scholarships are available to new students enrolling in the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Composition, Associate of Arts, or Certificate in Performance Programs.

The scholarship is applicable for students enrolled in instrumental performance programs and composition only, and may not be transferred to a non-performance program emphases (Audio Engineering, Music Business, Independent Artist, Guitar Craft, or Film) within an AA or Bachelor degree.

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MI Alumni Scholarship

MI Alumni Scholarships are available to all students who have previously attended MI, have graduated or completed their course of study, and are enrolling in another program.

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Music Business Program Entrepreneur Scholarship

The Music Business Program Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to recognize and support the creative entrepreneurial ideas and professional aspirations of a newly enrolling student.

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Musicianship Scholarship

Musicianship Scholarships are available to new instrumental students enrolling in the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Composition, Associate of Arts, or Certificate in Performance Programs.

The scholarship is applicable for students enrolled in instrumental performance programs and composition only, and may not be transferred to a non-performance program emphases (Audio Engineering, Music Business, Independent Artist, Guitar Craft, or Film) within an AA or Bachelor degree.

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General Information for all MI Scholarships

1. Scholarship Amounts and Method of Award

  • Scholarships are awarded in the form of tuition credit only.
  • The total award amount will be determined after a review of your application.
  • The total award amount is divided by the number of quarters in your program and credited equally toward each quarter’s tuition (except MI Hardship Scholarship; which is a one-time award).

2. Application and Notification

  • MI Scholarships are available only to students enrolling in a new program. Before you may submit a scholarship application, you must have a Letter of Acceptance from MI’s Admission Department.
  • Scholarship applications are available from the Financial Aid Office or Admissions Department or by download from this site.
  • Completed applications submitted by the appropriate deadline will be reviewed and applicants will be notified of the results within two weeks after the deadline.

3. Other Information

  • All scholarships are non-transferable and may not be applied to any person, program, or start date other than those for which they were originally awarded.
  • Scholarship recipients who fail to meet minimum academic requirements during their enrollment will forfeit any remaining award balance (see scholarship applications for specific requirements).
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