GSA (Governor's School for the Arts
See below for GSA 2021 Important Dates!
Note: Dates are subject to shift/change.
In addition to this information below, review an overview of the summer program and application FAQ here and check out previous applicant resources here. Contact us with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
GSA 2021 Applicant Guides Released
These documents will describe the application/audition process and criteria for GSA 2021, enabling applicants to start honing their materials. Click here to review last year’s applicant guides for context; GSA will also announce a schedule of informational presentations about the application process.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
GSA Application Window Opens
Students will be able to start uploading their application materials. Read the applicant guides (referenced above) for more information; the entire application is virtual. All completed applications will be considered.
Sunday, January 10, 2021
GSA 2021 Application is due by 11:59 p.m.
Applicants are encouraged to upload their applications before this date; GSA offices will not be staffed over the weekend and we will not be accessible to answer questions after January 8th.
Friday, February 19, 2021
GSA 2021 Finalists Announced
All applicants will be notified of whether they have advanced to the final round of adjudication.
Friday/Saturday, March 19 & 20, 2021
Final Round Auditions & Reviews
University of KY, Lexington
All Finalists will attend an in-person audition/review if health guidelines allow; if auditions must shift to a virtual model, more information will be sent to applicants. If in-person auditions take place, finalists will only need to attend one day. Friday auditions run from noon to 6 p.m. Eastern; Saturday auditions run 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern.
Friday, April 16, 2021
Announcement of GSA 2021 Accepted Students and Alternates
All Finalists will be notified of whether they have been accepted into the summer program. A list of alternates will also be announced.
June 27 – 17, 2021
GSA 2021 Summer Program at the University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)