(April 12, 2023) STONY BROOK, NY – The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame (LIMEHoF) is now accepting applications for their 2023 Student Scholarship program. The Deadline for applications is Friday, May 12th, 2023.
“For over a decade, the Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame has been delighted to distribute tens of thousands of dollars for scholarships, providing support to numerous aspiring professional musicians and music teachers,” said Tom Needham, LIMEHOF Education Committee Chairman.
LIMEHoF will award $500 scholarships to graduating students. These scholarships will provide funding for eligible graduating high school students from Nassau, Suffolk, Brooklyn, Queens, or Kings (Brooklyn) Counties who have shown an interest in pursuing a career in music. To apply and to read the eligibility requirements, please download the scholarship application (https://www.limusichalloffame.org/scholarshipsgrants/).
Student Scholarships Applications Deadline: Friday May 12th, 2023
All applications must be postmarked by the application due date in order to be accepted.
The LIMEHOF Education Committee will base selections on the completed application and the following:
• 400 to 500-word essay on education and career goals
• High school transcript
• Letter of recommendation from an individual who can attest to the applicant’s
commitment to a music career
Eligibility criteria is:
• Graduating high school senior from Nassau, Suffolk, Brooklyn (Kings) or Queens counties
• Minimum 2.5 GPA
• Accepted full-time at an accredited college or university
• Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in music
• Demonstrate Financial need
• U.S. citizen or legal resident with I-55 permanent residency
For more information about LIMEHOF’s education recognition programs, contact Tom Needham, Education Committee Chairman at [email protected]. More information and applications may be found at https://www.limusichalloffame.org/scholarshipsgrants/
Founded in 2004, the Long Island Music Hall of Fame is a 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to the idea that Long Island’s musical heritage is an important resource to be celebrated and preserved for future generations. The organization, which encompasses New York State’s Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and Kings (Brooklyn) Counties, was created as a place of community that inspires and explores Long Island music in all its forms. To date, the organization has inducted more than 120 musicians and music industry executives, and also offers education programs and scholarships, and awards to Long Island students and educators.