Tuition Assistance

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.

2019-2020 Application Target Dates
Fall: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Winter: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Summer: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Download The Seeing Stars!
Tuition Assistance Program 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 2019-20 Music Support Fund Application

Merit Scholarships

Scholarships are available for music lessons based on merit. Awards are determined by audition.

2019-2020 Application Deadlines
Application Deadlines
Summer: Friday, May 17, 2019 by 5:00 pm
Fall: Friday, September 20, 2019 by 5:00 pm
Winter: Friday, January 17, 2020 by 5:00 pm

2019-2020 Music Lesson Merit Scholarship Awards
2019-2020 Music Lesson Merit Scholarship student registration form

Chamber Music Scholarships

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

2019-2020 Shand & Hentgen Honor Ensemble Audition Form
2019-2020 String Honor Ensemble Audition Form

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, 2020 may apply.

2019-2020 Application Deadlines
Application Deadlines
Fall: Friday, November 1, 2019 by 5:00 PM
Winter: Friday, January 31, 2020 by 5:00 PM

 

FSPA 2019/2020 Marcia W. Dort String Scholarship Audition Form

 

ALLAN & BARBARA WALTERS EDUCATION FUND FLUTE SCHOLARSHIP

Any exceptionally talented flute player who is a member of the Flint Youth Philharmonia Orchestra, Flint Youth Wind Ensemble or Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra and takes music lessons with an FSPA instructor and who will not have graduated from high school by May 31, 2020 may apply.

2019-2020 Application Deadlines
Application Deadlines
Fall: Friday, November 1, 2019 by 5:00 PM
Winter: Friday, January 31, 2020 by 5:00 PM

FSPA 2019 Allan Barbara Walters Education Fund Flute Scholarship