Musicians Institute Melodic Soloing Guitar international awards in USA

  • Bachelor, Master
  • $1,500

The Melodic Soloing Scholarship was created to recognize and support the creative skills, talent, tone and taste required to play improvised melodic guitar solos in any style. The scholarship is generously funded by an MI Guitar Program alumnus (GIT class of 1980) and is provided to encourage and support the educational growth of an Associate of Arts (Guitar) program student.

The scholarship is awarded every spring and fall to a newly enrolling and current/returning guitar student who demonstrates outstanding musicianship, and expresses their own unique melodic voice as a soloist on the instrument in any musical style.


  • Newly enrolling and currently enrolled AA (Guitar) students only.
  • May only be applied to the Associate of Arts in Performance (Guitar) Program. Certificate, MI Select, Bachelor’s programs are not eligible.
  • Previous winners of this scholarship are not eligible.


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Award is $1,500.00 tuition credit to be applied to the first quarter of the program.


YouTube video URL

  • YouTube video must contain at a minimum: you performing three (3) songs that clearly demonstrate your improvisational melodic soloing abilities in any genre on the electric and/or acoustic guitar.
  • Applicants are required to include three (3) live ensemble (band or duo) performances.
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