January 1, 2019
The Nashville Songwriting Scholarship is an annual, nationwide competition open to student songwriters of country music and related genres, including Americana, blues, bluegrass, contemporary Christian, folk, and roots. Current student 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 Nashville Songwriting Scholarship winner (excluding Honorable Mentions).