Live Nation - US Concerts Scholarships

Website: House of Blues


Music Forward, in partnership with Live NationInherit the MusicAffinity Plus Federal Credit Union, and Governors Ball, is proud to be able to provide financial support to college juniors and seniors pursuing a career in music & live entertainment. Scholarships have been a part of Music Forward’s programs since our inception. The newest iteration of the program, established in 2016, has grown to 7 scholarships awarded annually totaling $60,000. Our scholarship program is one the few that are specifically designed to support students interested in the core aspects of the concert business.


Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum of 60 credits earned, enrolled at an accredited college or university at the time of award in the fall semester

Applicant must be pursuing a career that corresponds with a Live Nation area of business as listed above

Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Live Nation employees and family members are eligible

This is a one-time award to be paid directly to a qualified educational institution

Student Type
  • junior
  • senior
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • International or Other Visa Status

Complete the Scholarship Application Form

Provide a student copy of their college transcript to confirm GPA

Submit a resume or CV

Provide proof of enrollment from the educational institution

Provide two (2) letters of recommendation from non-Live Nation affiliated industry professionals and/or instructor(s)

Write an essay on the role of music in your life and how it has inspired you to pursue a career in the music industry. The essay should not exceed 500 words and should include the student’s long-term professional goals within the entertainment industry.

In addition to the application essay, the scholarship recipient will be required to write a final impact essay at the end of the school year updating Music Forward on how the funds supported their scholastic journey and progress towards their long-term career goals. 

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