Financial Aid

Making the Arts Accessible
The Cape Symphony is committed to making the arts accessible to as many students as possible within the community. Each year, as funds are available, we award financial aid to students with the greatest demonstrated need.  Awards are based on a sliding scale reflecting the total household income and the number of members in the household. Awards generally range between 10% and 75% of the total tuition. The Cape Symphony seeks to award financial assistance to those whose needs are greatest and does not discriminate in matters of race, color, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin. The Committee reserves the right to ask for additional support information.

Application Deadline
Fall Semester/Academic Year: August 2 extended to August 26 to receive a reply before the semester begins.
Spring Semester: January 2.
Summer Session: May 2, if funds are available.

Download the application form or ask for a copy at either the Barnstable or Falmouth campuses. Students must submit the following information:

The required documents for new and returning students:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Proof of income (Most recent Form 1040, 1040 –1 or 1040 – EZ, letter from Social Welfare Agency stating amount of allotment, official proof of Social Security income or survivor’s pension, official proof of unemployment compensation, proof of other source of income, child support, or alimony)
  • Last 2 months of pay stubs showing year to date earnings
  • Returning students must also submit a recommendation letter from your current teacher

All applications should be submitted to:
Instruction and Community Engagement Manager
Cape Symphony
2235 Iyannough Road
West Barnstable, MA 02668

Questions? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 508.362.2772.

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