YOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS

Through generous donations and underwriting, we are able to offer all registered students, from elementary school through a masters/doctorate degree, an automatic $100 scholarship towards registration.  To qualify, please mail proof of current enrollment/class schedule to monroemandolincamp@gmail.com

VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

MANDOLIN & BANJO Video Submissions accepted March 1st – 15th.                  Winners Announced April 1st.

FIDDLE & GUITAR Video Submissions accepted April 1st- 15th.                      Winners announced April 30th.

 

JURIED VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP RULES

  • Music submitted must be a Bill Monroe tune or instrumental.
  • Submissions open to candidates of any age.
  • Participants to write a 400 word essay on your musical pursuits, why you are interested in Monroe’s prolific music and what your goals are for attending this camp.
  • Video must remain under 4 minutes.
  • Announce your name and song title on the video. You may play solo or with accompaniment-just make sure video camera is pointing on person submitting video. Please make sure we can see both left and right hands!
  • A maximum of 25 submissions accepted per instrument category.  You will receive an email with confirmation if your video is accepted.
  • Upload video to YouTube or Vimeo, and email the link to: monroemandolincamp@gmail.com .  In the subject line of email, please write “2021 (Insert Instrument ) MonManCamp Video Scholarship Competition.” Please make sure your video is marked PUBLIC so judges can view.
  • Each category will have 3 scholarships awarded:  1st place: $300, 2nd place: $200, Encouragement Award: $100
  • Cost of transportation, meals and lodging are separate and not included in the award, and are the responsibility of the winner.
  • Winning video may be used in promotional materials.
  • Entries will be judged on 4 categories including: Authenticity, Execution, Difficulty, and Technique.
  • Previous Video Scholarship winners are not eligible for consecutive years on the same instrument.
  • Video Scholarship Winners are limited to instrument classes for which they won the scholarship.