Scholarship Opportunities

This scholarship is for existing college students, apprentices, or those entering college or apprenticeship for the first time that reside in a county that touches or is between I-75 &  M-55 & Lake Huron. Preference may be given to those with a major or minor in music or art and/or to those that have volunteered at or attended Nor-east’r Music & Art Festival.

If the applicant is a graduating senior in high school they may provide contact information for their high school counselor and a certificate will be issued for presentation and announcement at their school’s commencement ceremony.
The award will be distributed by AVNAF directly to the college or university in August or September of the same year.


Amount of the award will vary based on the amount in the scholarship fund which is built from donations earmarked for it and portions of any profit from the annual Nor-East’r Music & Art Festival.

Scholarship Information

This scholarship is for existing college students, apprentices, or those entering college or apprenticeship for the first time that reside in a county that touches or is between I-75 &  M-55 & Lake Huron. Preference may be given to those with a major or minor in music or art and/or to those that have volunteered at or attended Nor-east’r Music & Art Festival.

If the applicant is a graduating senior in high school they may provide contact information for their high school counselor and a certificate will be issued for presentation and announcement at their school’s commencement ceremony. The award will be distributed by AVNAF directly to the college or university in August or September of the same year.


Amount of the award will vary based on the amount in the scholarship fund which is built from donations earmarked for it and portions of any profit from the annual Nor-East’r Music & Art Festival.

Scholarship Requirements

Bud & Sandra Miles Memorial College and Apprenticeship Scholarship Fund

Application deadline is March 15.
The winning applicant will be selected by May 15. Notification will follow by phone and/or mail.
Only the award winner will be notified.

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AVNAF requests, but does not require, that the winner appear at the Nor-East’r Music & Art Festival on Saturday of the second weekend of June, just prior to the scheduled Guitars for Kids Awards at Main Stage to receive a certificate and announcement of the Scholarship Award.

All inquiries should be directed by postal service to College Scholarships AVNAF, P O Box 516, Mio, MI 48647 or by email to avnafmedia@gmail.com.