Applications are currently closed for submissions.

Applications for the next class will be open later in 2021.

The 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 experts within the industry as well as provide educational and select financial support along with opportunities to participate in CMA-related events during CMA Fest, CMA Awards, and C2C: Country to Country festival in the U.K., among others.

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