Papers must be submitted by 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on January 2, 2012.
Winners will be announced on February 3, and a scholarship luncheon will be held in Los Angeles on February 10.
First place: $5,000
Second place (four winners): $1,500
All winners will receive one ticket to the Grammy Awards Show, round-trip airfare to the Grammy Awards, hotel accommodations, and one MusiCares Person of the Year ticket.
For more information and complete rules, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.