Each year, the Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame (LIMHOF) proudly grants thousands of dollars in music scholarships to individuals seeking funds.

The current LIMHOF Scholarships program provides funding opportunities across Brooklyn, Nassau, Queens and Suffolk. They are designed to further opportunities to celebrate music across Long Island. In addition to our long-standing scholarships for high school seniors, we are expanding to include awards for educators, and school programs. 2023 categories include: Student Scholarships and the Educator of Note Award.

4 Students Awarded Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame Scholarships



Deadline: Friday May 12th 2023

Student Scholarships offered provide funding for graduating Brooklyn, Nassau, Queens and Suffolk high school students who have shown an interest in pursuing a career in music.

  • • $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors for 2023.

In addition to eligibility requirements listed on the application, the LIMHOF Education Committee will base selections on the completed application answers, school transcript and the following required documents:

  • • 400-500 word essay on education and career goals.
  • • Letter of recommendation from an individual who can attest to the applicant’s commitment to a music career.
Download 2023 Scholarships Application


Through the years, the Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame has recognized many outstanding Educator of Note winners. Moving forward, we are pleased to announce that Educator of Note winner will be honored with a grant to be used within the school or district that they work(ed) in.

Do you know an educator in a public or private school, college or studio who demonstrates a commitment to music education? Does this person play an active role in the community and have a significant impact on the lives of music students of all backgrounds and abilities? Is he or she exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable, skilled, and respected by students, colleagues, and parents as well as the community? The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame wants to know!

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