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GRAMMY Music Educator Award

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

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Grammy in the Schools

Deadline Date:

03/15/21

Description:

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Awards of $500, awards of $1,000, and an award of $10,000 to USA teachers to recognize their outstanding commitment to music education and their positive impact on their students. Eligible recipients include music teachers in elementary, middle school, high school, and college. The purpose of this program is to bring attention to the excellent and impactful work being done by thousands of music teachers across the U.S.

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:

Ten finalists including one winner will be selected each year.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The winner will be flown to Los Angeles to attend the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards in early 2021, 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.

Teachers in after-school, private studios, or other educational settings are not eligible. Teachers who are planning to retire at the end of the current school year are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to nominate a teacher is March 15, 2021. The deadline for a teacher to complete their application is March 31. Quarter-finalists will be notified by email no later than May 1.

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

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: https://grammymuseum.formstack.com/forms/2022_music_educator_award_nomination

Grammy in the Schools
888 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
310-581-8668
areyounext@grammy.com

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