The Scholarship Committee meets in July of each year to consider need-based scholarships for the coming school year. Applications are due by July 15. Please contact the office for further information or to find out if any funds are available for mid-year awards.
The Scholarship application consists of three parts:
1. Applicant information.
2. Financial information.
3. Teacher recommendation forms.
TWO PEOPLE WHO KNOW THE STUDENT WELL SHOULD COMPLETE THE ATTACHED LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION. FOR CHILDREN. ONE ACADEMIC AND ONE MUSIC TEACHER, IF AVAILABLE, SHOULD COMPLETE THE LETTERS.
It is the student or parent’s responsibility to see that all items are completed and returned to the Academy. Please note that all information will be kept confidential and only be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee of the Board of Directors. Once a completed form is received, the applicant will be contacted within 30 days.
Scholarships are awarded based on available scholarship money, need and number of applicants. We endeavor to award as many scholarships as possible within these criteria. All students are eligible to apply. The Academy of Music is a non-profit equal opportunity organization. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, nationality, ethnic origin, color, sex or religious belief in any of its scholarship awards or programs.
Awards will be deducted from the total tuition charges.
Withdrawal from lessons during the semester for any reason except prolonged illness, relocation, or other special circumstances approved by the Board of Directors will result in complete revocation of the scholarship. Withdrawals involving the above exceptions will receive awards prorated according to the number of lessons received at the date of withdrawal. No more that 2 unexcused absences will be tolerated.
Scholarship students’ progress will be monitored. The Academy reserves the right to discontinue the award and lessons to any student whose work or behavior is deemed unsatisfactory. Scholarship aid is awarded only with a positive recommendation as given on the attached recommendation form.