Find the best form of assistance or scholarship for you or your young performer on our Assistance Guide PDF.

Seeing Stars! Tuition Assistance Program

The Flint School of Performing Arts is committed to supporting all students who have a spark for music or dance, regardless of their income, age, or ability. The Seeing Stars! Tuition Assistance Program provides support for students who may not otherwise have the chance to study at the FSPA, due to financial need.  Awards range from 20 – 85% of tuition cost, with the student paying the remainder. Awards are determined by application.  Please see details and Target Dates below.

For information on donating to The Seeing Stars! Tuition Assistance Program, call the FIM Development Office at 810-237-3110, or visit our scholarships page.

Apply for The Seeing Stars! Tuition Assistance Program

Seeing Stars! tuition assistance supports FSPA lessons, classes, ensembles, and camps.  Applications are accepted at any time.  You only need to apply once per school year.  Target Dates help ensure time for processing and registering for activities.  However applications will be accepted after the Target Dates.

2018-2019 Application Target Dates
Fall: Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 5:00 pm
Winter: Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 5:00 pm
Summer:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 5:00 pm

Download The Seeing Stars! Tuition Assistance Program Application

Tuition Assistance Application

Music Support Fund

Music lesson students may apply for assistance with music related expenses - repairs, music, instrument purchase, or accompanist fees (not applicable for trips). Applications taken on ongoing basis.  

FSPA 2017-18 Music Support Fund Application

Merit Scholarships

Scholarships are available for music lessons based on merit. Awards are determined by audition.
2018-2019 Application Deadlines
Application Deadlines
Summer: Friday, May 18, 2018 by 5:00 pm
Fall: Friday, September 21, 2018 by 5:00 pm
Winter: Friday, January 18, 2019 by 5:00 pm

Chamber Music Scholarships

The FSPA offers several scholarships based on merit and instrument.  Click on each scholarship below to discover the requirements to apply.

Marcia W. Dort String Scholarship

Any exceptionally talented violin, viola, cello or bass player who is a member of the Flint Youth String Orchestra, Flint Youth Philharmonia or Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra and who will not have graduated from high school by May 31, 2018 may apply.

2018-2019 Application Deadlines
Application Deadlines
Winter: Friday, February 8, 2019 by 5:00 PM

FSPA 2019 Winter Marcia W. Dort String Scholarship Audition Form

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