Apply Now for the Neil Rosenberg Bluegrass Scholar Award

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The Rosenberg Bluegrass Scholar Award is an annual cash award, presented to the developing academic scholar who presents the best paper accepted by a juried academic conference on an aspect of bluegrass music. The recipient will receive a $500 honorarium plus admission to the next International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Business Conference and Awards Show. The annual deadline to apply is June 30.

“Developing academic scholars” eligible for this award are defined as graduate students in MA or PhD programs and recent PhDs (within five years of degree completion). 

For more information, please email the IBMA Foundation through the form below, or contact Dr. Stimeling directly at [email protected]. Entries may be emailed to Dr. Stimeling or mailed to him at 142 Ridgeley Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA.

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