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The vision of the Academy for the Arts is to provide quality arts education to students. The AFTA Scholarship Fund was conceived to give opportunity for arts education to students for whom it would otherwise be financially unfeasible. Students must show a commitment to the study of his or her discipline and be able to show financial need.


To download the Scholarship Application, click here

Requirements for Consideration:

Applicant must:

  • Be in grades K – 12.

  • Commit to one full term of lessons at AFTA.

  • Demonstrate a passion for his or her area of study.

  • Own instrument needed or have access to an instrument.

  • Maintain regular attendance and follow all AFTA policies.*

*Excessive absences may result in the forfeit of the scholarship.

Please complete all sections of the form and email, fax, or mail it to the address on the form. Have all application materials postmarked by the following deadlines:

     Fall Term Deadline: July 1

     Spring Term Deadline: November 1

Late applications will be considered only after all other applications have been processed.

*Notice to applicants for Fall Semester: If all requirements continue to be met and subject to the availability of scholarship funds, your scholarship may be automatically renewed for the following Spring Semester. All applicants must reapply for the next academic year. Scholarships may be revoked if requirements are not met.

**Notice to all applicants: Scholarships will be automatically extended through the Summer Term based on available funds. Please note that summer scholarships may not be the same as previous Fall/Spring Semesters.

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