This is the application portal for all things From the Top.

From the Top's Learning and Media Lab Fellowship provides young musicians a space to explore life as an artist, content creation, and community engagement. Fellows also have the unique opportunity to share their performances and perspectives with a large national radio and digital audience. 

Applicants with financial need are encouraged to apply to both our Fellowship and for our Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, a need-based award of up to $10,000 for eligible Fellows in the Learning and Media Lab.

Joining a cohort of peers, Fellows complete a four-week online curriculum covering a range of topics. They explore career opportunities in the arts, audio production, community engagement, and more. At the end of the four-week program, all Fellows:

  • record their appearance on From the Top's NPR program and podcast
  • work together to plan and implement a community engagement activity
  • are invited to collaborate with From the Top on digital media

Learn more about the Fellowship, eligibility requirements, and deadlines by clicking here.

Learn more about applying to the Fellowship as a Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist by clicking here.

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Please sign in/signup to begin your application. 

**NOTE**: If you have applied in the past and would like to apply again, please contact auditions@fromthetop.org for instructions instead of starting a new application.

**NOTE**: Please keep in mind that our seasons are typically fully booked each year by early spring. High school seniors must apply no later than December 5th of their senior year in order for our team to have enough time to consider their application.



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