USA: Ross Bolton Memorial Funk Guitar Scholarship at Musicians Institute in the USA.

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Study Subject (s): The scholarship is awarded in Guitar Program at Musicians Institute in the USA.

Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing Associate of Arts in Performance (Guitar) program.

Scholarship Provider: MI Guitar Program (GIT) faculty (1986-2013) and alumni (MI class of 1980) Ross Bolton.

Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility:
-Currently enrolled AA (Guitar) students only.
-US citizen and non-US citizen.
-Awardees must maintain enrollment at 12 units (full time status) during the full length of the award period.
-Failure to maintain enrollment and satisfactory academic progress in AA (Guitar) program for the full duration of the scholarship may result in withdrawal of the award.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: US and non US citizens are eligible for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Ross Bolton Memorial Funk Guitar Scholarship was created to honour the memory, exceptional talent and artistic career of longtime MI Guitar Program (GIT) faculty (1986-2013) and alumni (MI class of 1980) Ross Bolton; and is provided to encourage and support the educational growth of a currently enrolled Guitar Program student. The scholarship will be awarded in fall 2013 to a current student (US or non-US citizens) enrolled in the Associate of Arts in Performance (Guitar) program who demonstrates overall outstanding musicianship, and the potential for developing their own individual sound or unique voice on the instrument in the Funk and/or R&B style. The scholarship is also designed to support students who are financially challenged, and are able to clearly articulate the basis of their financial need.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Awardees must maintain enrollment at 12 units (full time status) during the full length of the award period.

What does it cover? $1,000.00 tuition credit ($1,000.00 for the next contiguous quarter of the program as long as the recipient maintains satisfactory progress).

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying by post. Complete a Ross Bolton Memorial Funk Guitar Scholarship application (see application download instructions below). Provide the completed application form including:
•VIDEO RECORDING: Submit a video recording (DVD format only) of you performing three
(3) songs in the Funk and/or R&B genre on the electric and/or acoustic guitar. Applicants are required to include two
(2) live ensemble (band or duo) performances, and one
(1) guitar solo performance.
•SHORT ESSAY: An essay (maximum of 300 words) clearly explaining your specific financial challenges and why you should be considered for the scholarship.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is October 25, 2013.

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