Applications Now Open For The Recording Academy's Black Music Collective X Amazon Music "Your Future Is Now" Scholarship Program
This past February, during Black History Month, the Recording Academy's Black Music Collective (BMC), a group of prominent Black music creators and professionals who share the common goal of amplifying Black voices within the Academy and the music community, announced a new, multi-year mentorship and scholarship program in partnership with Amazon Music.
Today (May 20), applications have officially opened for the scholarship program, which aims to provide select students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity to learn and explore all facets of the music industry. The BMC will select three students currently enrolled at an HBCU for the program who will each receive a scholarship of $10,000 for the 2021/2022 school year. In addition, selected students will receive networking opportunities with esteemed members of the music industry, including a two-week immersive rotation program with Amazon Music department leads and meetings with BMC executives.
To apply for the "Your Future Is Now" Scholarship, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident pursuing a bachelor's degree in music, music business, business administration, marketing, communications, or a related field. All applicants must submit a current and complete grades transcript, a personal statement, a creative video showing your creativity, and one online recommendation.
The deadline to apply for the Scholarship Program is Friday, June 18. All scholarship recipients will be notified on or before Tuesday, June 29.
Learn more about and apply to the Black Music Collective x Amazon Music "Your Future Is Now" Scholarship Program here.
Learn more about the Recording Academy's Black Music Collective.
*Employees of Amazon or the Recording Academy and their subsidiaries and members of their immediate family are not eligible to apply.