The 2019 ALMF Scholarship Applications are now closed

Are you a Melbourne based singer/songwriter looking for assistance, both financially and in other ways to develop your songs and career in a meaningful way over a twelve month period? 

The ALMF is looking for a person who could make best use of the funding and support it can offer. The successful applicant will not only write amazing songs but also possess the will and drive to develop a sustainable, long lasting music career.

The Alex Legg Memorial foundation 2019 scholarship Application

The ALMF is looking for a Melbourne based singer/songwriter to be assisted, both financially and in other ways to develop their songs and career in a meaningful way over a twelve month period. The Scholarship comprises a $3,000 Grant plus a day’s recording and production time at The Bakery Production and Recording Studio, access to ALMF Board Members’ experience, expertise and networks, plus attendance at Berklee Music’s Pat Pattison’s Songwriting Masterclass in Melbourne in August 2020 (or an online equivalent), and any other career assistance and direction the ALMF may provide in the spirit of Alex Legg, who devoted so much time and energy to encouraging emerging Singer Songwriters.

All applicants will have the opportunity to interface with the ALMF Board and make use of any advice and resources it can offer.

The Scholarship Recipient will be announced at this year's ALMF 2019 Scholarship Presentation Concert. All applicants are expected to attend, there will be no prior announcements. All shortlisted applicants will be advised by October 17th, 2019 as they will be required to attend and perform one song at the ALMF Scholarship Presentation Concert to be held on Sunday, 1st December, 2019 at Sooki Lounge, 1648 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave from 2pm to 5pm.

The successful applicant will not only write amazing songs but also possess the will and drive to develop a sustainable, long lasting music career. This is not a song or singing competition, the ALMF is looking for an artist it can help, whose values and aspirations reflect those of the Foundation. If you think that's you, please fill out the details below and submit the application by midnight on Saturday 5th October 2019.

Terms and Conditions 

By submitting this application I agree to the following Terms and Conditions: 

I will make myself available to attend the ALMF Scholarship Presentation Concert on Sunday December 1st, 2019 at Sooki Lounge, Belgrave between 2pm and 5pm where the ALMF 2019 Scholarship Recipient will be announced. 

If I am chosen as the successful Scholarship Recipient, I will be prepared to perform 3 songs at the ALMF 2019 Scholarship Presentation Concert. 

Grant funds will be provided on the lodgement to ALMF of an Invoice or Receipt for services directly related to music career development (eg for instruction, recording, CD production or touring expenses). 

As a successful ALMF Scholarship Recipient I agree to conduct myself as an Ambassador of ALMF, and represent the values and aspirations that reflect those of the Foundation, including promoting Alex Legg’s continued vision of supporting and encouraging emerging musical artists.