SMAC-LA is pleased to offer financial aid opportunities to families and teachers who wish to study at LASI 2020. The Financial Aid Deadline is February 20th, 2020.
Your online application will be submitted to the SMAC-LA Financial Aid Committee for determining your qualification and financial needs. The committee will meet shortly after the February 20th deadline. Therefore, it is important that all requested materials be submitted on time to avoid disqualification. Financial grants are valid for tuition fees only and are not granted for room, board and transportation costs.
2020 Scholarships Offered
General Student Scholarship (need-based)
Instrument-Specific Student Scholarship (merit-based)
Available for Cello, Guitar, and Viola
Teacher Scholarship (need-based)
STUDENTS will need (either scholarship):
1) Audition video of a polished piece (youtube link required)
2) Last year's federal tax return (pages 1 and 2 only)
3) A recommendation letter emailed directly by your teacher (PDF format) to email@example.com by February 20th.
Students must be currently studying with a teacher member of SMAC to apply for financial aid.
TEACHERS will need:
1) Copy of last year’s federal tax return (pages 1 and 2 only)
2) Copy of SAA registered teacher training, if applicable
Teachers must be a teacher member of SMAC to apply for financial aid.
Teacher applicants must reside in California or intend to enroll in a teacher development course at LASI if primary residence is out-of-state.
Students may apply for both need- and merit-based scholarships.
Application does not guarantee financial aid. All awards are sent directly to the Event requested. You will receive a reimbursement directly from the institute.
For specific questions regarding this process, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.