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2015 BET Experience Youth Program: Applications Due May 22

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

AEG and the STAPLES Center Foundation invite teens to apply for the 2015 BET Experience Youth Program. The application deadline has been extended to May 22.

Click here for the BET Experience Youth Program Application:

The BET Experience Youth program is designed to educate local high school students (ages 15-18) on the various aspects of the music industry. Selected students will spend three days (June 26-28) at L.A. LIVE learning about careers in music and entertainment including event production, marketing, and management. Students will also participate in personal and career development seminars.


BET and AEG encourage all interested and qualified students to apply for the BET Experience Youth Program. Please read below for qualification requirements:

  • Reside in Los Angeles County
  • Did not participate in the 2013 or 2014 program
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in music and/or entertainment
  • Compose an essay or written composition of 500 words or less about why you want to pursue a career in music or entertainment>
  • Upload a video or send a video link of you showcasing your talent, or a self-interview video discussing why you want to be selected (max. 3 minutes)
  • Upload a letter of recommendation from a non-family member (i.e. teacher, coach, instructor, pastor)

Transportation, meals, snacks and tickets to some of the shows will be provided. The application deadline has been extended to May 22.

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