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Tuition Assistance

Dear Parent or Guardian,

In order to ensure that no child is excluded from our programs for financial reasons, YMMC offers need-based tuition and private lesson assistance each year.  

Please complete this online application and submit supplemental documentation to the YMMC office by September 1, 2024, for consideration. You are REQUIRED to include a copy of your most recent income tax return (federal income tax form 1040).  All applications are confidential and reviewed by a board and staff committee.
If you are requesting tuition assistance later in the season, please contact our office directly to: executivedirector@youthmusicmonterey.org..

Student recipients of financial aid are expected to attend all rehearsals and maintain private lessons throughout the year. Students must be in good standing in order to apply and qualify for assistance. 

The financial aid status of the student may be reviewed at any time throughout the year, at the Committee’s discretion, and is subject to the student’s compliance with policies laid out in the Orchestra Member/Parent Handbook and the continuance of private lessons. You will be notified of your award amount once all applications have been reviewed by YMMC Board and Staff, no later than September 30, 2024.​

Please mail a copy of your most recent Tax Return Statement (MANDATORY) to: 

Youth Music Monterey County
546B Hartnell Street 
Monterey, CA 93940 
phone: 831-375-1992 
fax: 831-375-0645

YOUR SCHOLARSHIP FORM WILL NOT BE PROCESSED WITHOUT YOUR TAX STATEMENT. It is due in our office by September 1, 2024. If you have any questions concerning financial aid options, please contact our office. Thank you!

PRIVATE LESSON ASSISTANCE: The orchestra repertoire becomes increasingly challenging throughout the year  In order to meet these challenges, it is important that all students receive the guidance and support of a private music instructor throughout their membership in YMMC. In support of this, YMMC may elect to assist with the cost of private lessons through special donation drives and other fundraising activities. Please let the office know if you need this kind of assistance.

Tuition Assistance Form

Student Information

Do you study music privately?

Parent/Guardian Information

I understand a copy of our family’s 2024 income tax statement must be submitted to the YMM office by September 1, 2024 for consideration of this application.

Thank you for submitting! Our office will get back to you soon.

Other Questions

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