Shirley Martin Scholarship
For Young Songwriters
Official Rules, Mission & Application
Revised January 2023
SECTION 2 – JUDGING CRITERIA:
SECTION 3 – REQUIRED MATERIAL AND DUE DATES:
- A completed application. (See online application or Attachment A)
- A brief written statement explaining how receiving the scholarship would assist the songwriter in pursuing their passion for songwriting.
- An audio recording of one original song (written solely by applicant) with corresponding lyric sheet(s). Although demo recordings do not have to be professional, they do have to be clear and concise. Song recordings in MP3 format may be sent via e-mail attachment to email@example.com. Corresponding lyric sheets must be submitted electronically via the online application or e-mail attachment (text file, word document, or PDF) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A letter of recommendation from a sponsor (examples: teacher, coach, pastor or music professional) may be emailed to email@example.com or delivered to TAF by deadline.