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Music scholarship applications accepted through March

Four scholarships will be awarded to students nationwide

OW Staff Writer | 2/13/2020, midnight
The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, in partnership..

The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, in partnership with Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, and the Living Legacy Foundation, has announced that students pursuing music industry careers can apply for their college scholarship program through March 31.

A total of four $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to outstanding college students in either their junior or senior year, who are majoring in music business and/or related fields at an accredited college or university in the U.S.

Music Forward, Live Nation and the Living Legacy Foundation have partnered to offer these unique scholarships to support the future of the live entertainment business. This opportunity is specifically designed to support students interested in the core aspects of the concert business, including concert promotion, venue operation, ticketing, sponsorship, e-commerce and artist management.

Student applications must be submitted online by March 31, at http://hobmusicforward.org/scholarships.

“We are thrilled to offer these scholarships to support young people from diverse backgrounds as they pursue an opportunity in the field of music,” said Emily Simonitsch, senior vice president of talent for Live Nation U.S. Concerts and a Music Forward Foundation board member. “These scholarships help students develop the awareness, knowledge and confidence they’ll need for a career in the industry.”

Scholarship recipient selections will be made by a panel of Live Nation executives and thought leaders across academic, entertainment, civic and corporate sectors. Scholarships will be announced in