Attention Washington D.C.-area high schools: NBC is partnering with the Educational Theatre Foundation to award 50 U.S. high schools with $10,000 grants for their theatre programs.
NBC's new initiative is called R.I.S.E America (Recognizing & Inspiring Student Expression) and seeks to enhance schools nationwide through the arts by revitalizing or improving their theatre programs.
To apply, high schools must submit a short video, essay and recommendation letter online, sharing how their students, school and/or community would benefit with a $10,000 grant for their theatre program. Winning high schools will be announced the first week of March.
The deadline to apply is February 6. Click here to learn more and apply.