DCC Academy of Music Scholarship

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Academy of Music Scholarship

The Academy of Music Scholarship Program provides music lessons and other educational opportunities for talented low-income students ages 4 to 18 and under who demonstrate exceptional musical promise. Students must apply before the start of the fall semester and will be enrolled for the academic year with fourteen 30 minutes private lessons and one group class per semester. Students will have opportunities to perform throughout the year. 

DEADLINE: Apply by August 19! The interview and Audition will be held Aug 22-29. 2022

HOW TO APPLY (for parents of children ages 4-18)

1. Complete the AOM Scholarship Application (email the office at aomoffice@sunydutchess.edu for the application). 

2. Email one recommendation letter from school music teacher.

3. Email School free or reduced lunch form.

4. Once all the materials are received, please contact the office to schedule an interview and audition via Zoom or at the college.

Please send all the needed materials to aomoffice@sunydutchess.edu

*If your child is homeschooled and your family meets the financial requirements for free or reduced lunch, please contact the office.

**If awarded a scholarship, you will be sent registration links and asked to pay the $10/semester processing fee for each lesson and group class awarded ($10-30 total for the semester).


Please help our Academy by supporting our vision and mission!

To support this scholarship tax-deductible donations can be made online or by a check to the DCC Foundation, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
Please note “AOM Scholarship” on your check.