BMI Foundation Awards

Financial awards to young composers and musicians

The BMI Foundation accepts applications for awards in a variety of musical fields, including songwriting, film scoring and research. Awards range from $5,000 to $20,000.

Eligibility requirements include certain age and citizenship restrictions, but vary by program.

Fact Sheet

Arts and Architecture
Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, First Year, Junior, Not U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, Senior, Sophomore, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Admissions Decision Date: 
Program Dates: 
Deadlines vary by program