SDYS offers tuition assistance so that all families can allow their children to experience the joy of music.
SDYS offers need-based tuition assistance, but applying for tuition assistance does not guarantee approval. Tuition assistance is not available for the registration fee.
Families can demonstrate financial need by submitting a two-page tuition assistance application WITH ONE (1) of the following forms of support documentation:
- Section 8 housing voucher -or-
- A copy of your child’s 2019 or 2020 lunch letter, indicating your child is eligible for free or reduced lunch through the Federal Reduced School Lunch Program -or-
- A SIGNED copy of the first 2 pages of your 2019 Federal Income Tax Form 1040. Please block out your social security number -or-
- A valid 2019 tax return from Mexico (if applicable)
Please see the Musicians Handbook for full details regarding tuition assistance applications.
TUITION ASSISTANCE APPLICATION FORMS