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Financial Aid Application

Merit School of Music is dedicated to providing as much financial aid to qualifying families as possible. Financial aid is a limited resource and is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Need help? Email us at [email protected]
  • What is your total family size and how many people are dependent on this income?
  • Please upload a PDF or JPEG of the first page of your 1040 tax return (word documents will not be accepted). Contact [email protected] to inquire about alternative forms of documentation or refer to the financial aid section of the FAQs page (
    Accepted file types: pdf, jpg, gif, doc, docx, Max. file size: 64 MB.
  • Families must resubmit their financial aid documents annually. Student Services will keep your financial aid on file for one full calendar year. As financial aid is a limited resource, submitting your documents does not guarantee your student will receive financial aid. Students must provide the registration fee or deposit for private lessons in order to be considered for financial aid.