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.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year. Applications received by the deadlines below are likely to receive a response before the semester begins. Awards are subject to the availability of funds, so early applications are encouraged.
Fall Semester/Academic Year: August 2
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:
Director of Education
2235 Iyannough Road
West Barnstable, MA 02668