Funding Opportunity

Young Songwriter Award 2021

In association with the John Preston Memorial Fund we have launched an open award for young musicians in the Highlands & Islands: Young Songwriter 2021.

The award is open to anyone between 16 and 30 years, domiciled in the Highlands and Islands including senior school pupils and students in further / higher education.

The purpose is to support and encourage the development of musical ability and excellence in performing and song writing.

Applicants for both awards are invited to submit a recording of their entry which will be considered by a professional panel.

Closing Dates for Entries: Young Songwriter 2021: 7th February 2022

The recipient of the Young Song Writer 2021 award will be invited to perform at a live event in February 2022.