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GRAMMY Music Educator Award

Awards to USA Music Teachers to Recognize
Outstanding Commitment to Music Education

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Foundation / Corporation

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Grammy in the Schools

Deadline Date:

03/15/18

Description:

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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#:

GrantWatch ID#: 158180

Number of Grants:

The Foundation will select 10 finalists including one winner each year to be recognized for their remarkable impact

Estimated Size of Grant:

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.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Current, full-time, educators in the U.S., who teach music in public or private schools, Kindergarten through College are eligible for the award.

Not Eligible:
-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.

Pre-Application Information:

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.

FAQs:
http://www.grammyintheschools.com/programs/grammy-music-educator-award/faq

Nomination Information:
http://www.grammyintheschools.com/programs/grammy-music-educator-award/apply

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

General Public Nomination Form:
http://grammyfoundation.formstack.com/forms/music_educator_nomination_form

School Administrators Nomination Form:
http://grammyfoundation.formstack.com/forms/music_educator_nomination_form_admin_ra

Recording Academy Nomination Form:
http://grammyfoundation.formstack.com/forms/music_educator_nomination_form_admin_ra

Music Educator Application:
http://grammyfoundation.formstack.com/forms/2019_music_educator_application_form

Online contact form: http://www.grammyintheschools.com/contact-us

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