Schecter Jerry Horton Guitar Scholarship, Musicians Institute, USA

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Schecter Guitar ResearchThe Schecter Jerry Horton Guitar Scholarship, sponsored by Schecter Guitar Research, is awarded each Fall to a student enrolling in the Associate of Arts in Performance (Guitar) program (US or non-US citizen) who demonstrates outstanding musicianship, band performance skills and originality in the Rock genre. The scholarship is applicable for students enrolled in the Guitar performance program only, and may not be transferred to “non-performance program” emphases ( Audio Engineering, Music Business, Independent Artist, Guitar Craft, or Film) within an AA degree.

To be considered for the Schecter Jerry Horton Guitar Scholarship, you must take the following steps:

  • Complete the Schecter Jerry Horton Guitar Scholarship application (see application download instructions below).
  • Submit a video recording (DVD format only) of you performing three (3) diverse songs on your guitar (electric or acoustic) within the Rock genre. It is recommended that they all be ORIGINAL live ensemble (band or duo) performances.


  • Tuition credit of $2,500.00 ($1,250.00 per quarter for the first two quarters of the program as long as the recipient maintains satisfactory progress)
  • A new Schecter guitar

Application deadline:
For Programs Beginning: Fall 2013
Deadline is: August 30, 2013

Please return the above items to:

Musicians Institute
Scholarship Department
6752 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028

For more information, please visit official website:

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.

3 comments on “Schecter Jerry Horton Guitar Scholarship, Musicians Institute, USA

  1. Great announcement

    but, i’ve some questions.
    Original Live (band or duo) assemble means i perform on stage with my band for 3 different songs rock genre or just record my perform on my home?

    I just have my perform on my home like make a cover song video


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