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Tuition Assistance

Applications for Tuition Assistance are not being accepted at this time. Usdan hopes to reopen the process if funds become available.

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General Tuition Assistance Information:

Please note that assistance (if available) is only for students in 7-week programs, and that a student must be enrolled in one of Usdan’s 7-week programs before he or she can apply for tuition assistance.

For questions regarding tuition assistance or merit awards, please email enrollment@usdan.org.

Scholarships

Usdan offers several types of scholarships to its students.

Merit awards are given to current high school students through the Usdan Leadership Institute for the Arts.  To apply for a Merit award the student must also apply for the Institute. For more information, visit our Leadership Institute page.


*Below are scholarships offered through schools and other organizations. We do not offer these scholarships directly.* 

Laurence Paul Gray Memorial Scholarship (Nassau)

For a high school-age instrumental music student residing in Nassau County. Administered by the Nassau Music Educators Association (NMEA). Applications available from school music teachers.

Laurence Paul Gray Memorial Scholarship (Suffolk)

For a high school-age instrumental music student residing in Suffolk County. Administered by the Suffolk County Music Educators Association (SCMEA). Applications available from school music teachers.

Theresa M. Santmann Scholarships

For students of promise, based on financial need. Granted by the Center's Tuition Aid Committee.

Maureen Snyder/Ivy Jacobsen Scholarship

In memory of dedicated musicians and teachers. Granted by the Center's Music Scholarship Committee.

Ruth And Arthur Schaeffler SCMEA Scholarship

Honoring distinguished Usdan administrators, this scholarship is for a Suffolk County music student. Administered by the Suffolk County Music Educators Association (SCMEA). Applications available from school music teachers.

NMEA/Usdan Music Scholarship

For advanced high school musicians. This scholarship is also administered by NMEA. Applications available from school music teachers.

SCMEA/Usdan Music Scholarship

For advanced high school musicians. This scholarship is also administered by SCMEA. Applications available from school music teachers.

Matthew And Melissa Rubel Scholarship

Granted by the Camp's Tuition Assistance Committee.

Lena Hinterberger Scholarship

Honoring a lady who loved children and the arts. Granted by the Camp's Tuition Assistance Committee.

Sol Eisenberg Memorial Scholarship

For a junior or senior division choral student, based on financial need.

Maria Spoettl Scholarship

In memory of a longtime friend of the Center, for an advanced senior division dancer. Granted by the Camp's Tuition Assistance Committee.

Arnold P. Hruska Scholarship

In memory of a dedicated teacher and theater director, for a senior division student in Drama or Musical Theater. Granted by the Center’s Tuition Aid Committee.

Adele and Morton D. Weill Scholarship

In honor of longtime friends of Usdan Center. Granted by the Camp's Tuition Assistance Committee.

Horace and Amy Hagedorn Scholarship

Granted by the Camp's Tuition Assistance Committee.

Suzanne Usdan Memorial Scholarships

Granted by the Camp's Tuition Assistance Committee.

Matthew Sunshine Memorial Scholarship

Honoring a talented Usdanite who was loved by ¬family and friends. Awarded by the Music Department Faculty.

Michael Fallacaro Scholarship

In memory of a talented musician and a beloved Usdan student. Awarded by the Music Department faculty.