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How To Apply: Application Guide

Getting started

Click on the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this page.

Follow instructions to sign up and register for an account on SurveyMonkey Apply.

Once you’ve completed registration, select the type of application you would like to submit.

What application should I fill out?

  • I am a soloist who wants to be a Fellow
    Select: “From the Top General Application: Learning and Media Lab Fellowship Application”
  • I am a member of a small ensemble that would like to be part of the Fellowship Program
    Select: “From the Top General Application: Learning and Media Lab Fellowship Application”
    *If you are a small ensemble member wishing also to apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, please contact scholarship@fromthetop.org for instructions.
  • I am the leader of a large ensemble that would like to audition
    Select: “From the Top General Application: Learning and Media Lab Fellowship Application”
  • I would like to be considered for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
    Select: “From the Top Scholarship Application: Learning and Media Lab Fellowship AND Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award”
  • I have applied in the past and would like to apply again
    Please contact auditions@fromthetop.org for instructions instead of starting a new general application.

What’s my application type?

  • I am an instrumental soloist or composer
    Select: “soloist”
  • I am a member of a small ensemble (8 or fewer members)
    Select: “small ensemble”
  • I am the leader of a large ensemble (9 or more members)
    Indicate this by checking the checkbox

How do I finalize my application?

  1. Review your application and check for errors.
  2. Upload your repertoire list, headshot, and any additional documents using the “Document Uploads” page.
  3. Upload at least two audition recordings using the “Let’s hear you!” page. Please see our Application FAQs for more information on selecting your audition recordings.
  4. Pay your application fee ($70 USD) by clicking the “Start” text to the right of the “Application fee” text. Use the Stripe system to enter your debit or credit card for payment.
  5. Submit your application. Please note: clicking the “Submit your application” button will finalize your application and you will no longer be able to edit any information.

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