Applications are currently closed for submissions.

Applications for the next class will be open in early 2019.

The inaugural CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship is a year long program designed to provide emerging artists with unique professional and educational opportunities to help build a solid business foundation in the Country Music industry.

The program will connect up to three artists with professionals within the industry as well as provide educational support and opportunities to participate in CMA-related events during CMA Fest, CMA Songwriters Series and C2C: Country to Country festival in the U.K.

Questions? Email KixStart@CMAworld.com