GRAMMY Signature Schools

What is GRAMMY Signature Schools?
As the GRAMMY Award signifies excellence in recording, The GRAMMY Signature Schools Award is designed to honor exceptional public high school music programs across the country with special awards and grants up to $6,000.
The GRAMMY Signature Schools Enterprise Award provides special awards and cash grants to public high school music programs across the country based primarily upon need. Grants up to $5,500 are awarded.

What is the deadline to complete the online application?
October 22

Can I apply for both awards (GRAMMY Signature Schools Award AND the Enterprise Award)?
Yes. Please indicate the award(s) you’d like to apply for on the online registration form and you will be walked through to the proper application(s).

How will I find out if my school has been chosen as a Semi-Finalist?
You will be notified via email.

What schools are eligible for GRAMMY Signature Schools?
These awards are open to public high school music programs in the U.S.

May private or parochial schools be considered?
No. These awards are only available to public high schools.

Is there an Application fee I should know about?
No. It is free to apply for GRAMMY Signature Schools!

Where do I go for the Application?
If you have already read the Process and Audition tabs in the Apply section on this website, please click here to Apply.

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