The Art Stamper Scholarship for Fiddle Students is awarded to a fiddle student based on commitment, excellence, and accomplishment.
2008 Recipient: Joseph Collum, age 8, Shelby County.
The Burt Hatfield Scholarship for Banjo and/or Guitar Students is awarded to a guitar or banjo student based on commitment, excellence, and accomplishment. Open to students at any level. 2008 Recipient: Chandler Sparkman, 12 years old, Letcher County
The Ray Slone Teaching Assistantship for Fiddle or Banjo Students is awarded to a fiddle or banjo student based on excellence and accomplishment. The student should show maturity, promise, and demonstrate an ability and interest in teaching.
2008 Recipient: Rossi Clark, age 14, Pulaski County
The Rodney Sanders Scholarship is awarded to a student based on a sincere commitment and interest in learning any area of traditional Kentucky music. This is both a merit and need based scholarship and is open to students of all ages, with an emphasis on youth and senior citizens.
2008 Recipient: Justin Grimm, age 17, Banjo player, Perry County