Each year, the Long Island Music Hall of Fame proudly grants thousands of dollars in music scholarships to individuals and organizations seeking funds. Student Scholarships offered provide funding for graduating Long Island, Brooklyn and Queens high school students who have shown an interest in pursuing a music career. Non-Profit Scholarships are designated to organizations promoting music performances, therapy or appreciation.


Scholarships and Grants


Eligibility criteria:

  • Graduating high school senior from Long Island, Brooklyn or Queens
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Accepted full-time at an accredited college or university
  • Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in music
  • Financial need
  • U.S. citizen or legal resident with I-55 permanent residency

Selection criteria:

The LIMHOF Education Committee will base selections on the completed application and the following:

  • 400-500 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


Award amount and the process:

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame scholarship application is now available. We will be awarding four $500 scholarships to graduating students for 2018. Please download the application below. Deadline for application is May 30, 2018.

2018 Long Island Music Hall of Fame Scholarship Application

Send all application materials and written inquiries about the scholarship application to:

Tom Needham
Long Island Music Hall of Fame
1175 Walt Whitman Road
Melville, NY 11747

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