(Jackson, Wyo.) - Attention to all of you young and talented musicians! The deadline to apply for the new JacksonHoleLive Music Scholarship is midnight on Thanksgiving Day. This JacksonHoleLive program is promoting musical ambition in our youth by offering a $3000 cash award to one grand prize winner and $1000 cash award to one runner-up winner, chosen by a five member committee that includes Steve Poole (Chair), Pete Closson, Sue Bybee, Michelle McCormick and Mac Munro. To be eligible for this scholarship, a person must: - Be an aspiring musician - Be an incoming freshman of the 2015/16 school year through the age of "under 21" in the 2015 calendar year. (Born on or after 1/1/1995). - Be a resident of Teton County, Wyoming, Star Valley, Wyoming, or Teton Valley, Idaho. JacksonHoleLive seeded this scholarship fund with $500 and accepted $500 challenges from community members. These community members include Scott Anderson, Chip and Courtney Marvin, Greg Miles and Melinda Binks, Jeff and Amy Golightly, Rachel Ravitz, the Boathouse Foundation and one anonymous contributor. JacksonHoleLive just completed its' fourth season of free, all-ages, outdoor summer concert series at the Snow King Ball Park in downtown Jackson. This music scholarship extends JacksonHoleLive’s community involvement by supporting two community youth in their quest to become better musicians. Criteria and a scholarship application is available now at JacksonHoleLive.com
. Applications will be due
Thanksgiving Day and a winner will be announced January 15, 2016.