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Grammy in the Schools
Awards of up to $10,000 to USA K-12 and college music teachers to recognize their outstanding commitment to music education and positive impact on their students. Nominations may be submitted by teachers, parents, community members, administrators, and other individuals.
The winner will be flown in to attend the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards in early 2018, receive the Music Educator Award at a ceremony during GRAMMY Week, plus pick up a $10,000 personal honorarium. All finalists will receive a $1,000 honorarium, while semifinalists receive a $500 honorarium.
Music Educator applicants will be evaluated based on the demonstrated evidence that they:
- Have made a measurable difference in the lives of students.
- Have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education.
- Are exemplars of the best in the field.
- Have shown a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools.
- Have made a significant impact on their school and community.
GrantWatch ID#: 158180
The Foundation will select 10 finalists including one winner each year to be recognized for their remarkable impact
The winner will attend the GRAMMY Awards, receive the Music Educator Award at a ceremony during GRAMMY Week, plus pick up a $10,000 personal honorarium. All finalists will receive a $1,000 honorarium, while semifinalists receive a $500 honorarium.
Current, full-time, educators in the U.S., who teach music in public or private schools, Kindergarten through College are eligible for the award.
-Teachers in after-school, private studios, or other educational settings.
-Teachers who are planning to retire at the end of the current school year.
Current elected leaders and staff of the Recording Academy and its affiliates are not eligible to apply.
The deadline to nominate a teacher is March 15 each year. The deadline for a teacher to complete their application is March 31.
Quarter-finalists will be notified by email no later than May 1.
Music teachers, school administrators, recording academy members, students, parents, and anyone else can nominate a teacher for the Music Educator Award. Nominators must use the appropriate nomination form.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
General Public Nomination Form:
School Administrators Nomination Form:
Recording Academy Nomination Form:
Music Educator Application:
Online contact form: http://www.grammyintheschools.com/contact-us
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