Schecter Synyster Gates Guitar Scholarship, Musicians Institute, USA

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Schecter Guitar ResearchThe Schecter Synyster Gates 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 in the Heavy Rock or Metal 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 Synyster Gates Guitar Scholarship, you must take the following steps:

  • Complete the Schecter Synyster Gates 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 within the Heavy Rock or Metal genre. It is recommended that this include two (2) live ensemble (band or duo) performances, and one (1) solo piece.


  • 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.

20 comments on “Schecter Synyster Gates Guitar Scholarship, Musicians Institute, USA

  1. seriously, I’ve always been looking for this scholarship…. I want it. but….. I can’t play guitar. oh my god….. Schecter Synyster Gates Guitar……

  2. thanks for this information. can i join this scholarship? i’m 23 years old, from papua-indonesia. i love music. i hope you can help me with scholarship to continue my study. i wanna study there, if i have a change. thank you. God bless

  3. Thank you for this information. I’m from Indonesia. i’m looking for this scholarship. i interest about it. but, my guitar’s skilll its not good.. may i have a chance to join this scholarship?? Thank you.

  4. this is amazing! I’m so very happy to hear this news, especially if i can meet and greet to Synyster Gates, and have his guitar,
    Oh My God! i’m so really happy! But if there is a fee to get there…? And i really like music like heavy metal! If i have chance to be there? I’m so really lucky!


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