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2023 ALUMNI ENTERPRISE AWARDS (AEA)Revolutionary. Daring. Inspiring.
 ••• DEADLINE TO APPLY: Fall 2022 •••

The Alumni Enterprise program:

  • incubates and accelerates innovative projects led by Music Academy alumni;
  • seeds the music industry with bold, new ideas while simultaneously advancing alumni projects and careers;
  • supports entrepreneurship in areas including, but not limited to, artistic expression, audience development, community engagement, education, social justice, and technology.

Awards range from $2,500 to $20,000 USD. Funding levels are based on a project's scope and scale. In addition to funds, winners will sharpen their business skills through an Innovation Residential. Costs for travel, accommodations, and training sessions are included as part of the Alumni Enterprise Award package. A pairing with an Industry Mentor provides additional education and networking opportunities.

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