Grants + Scholarships

These are merit- and/or need-based awards that do not need to be repaid.

AMDA's financial aid programs include many institutional scholarships and government awards, which are given to students based on the results of the audition, application and/or FAFSA. Below you will find a complete list of the available grants and scholarships, including the eligibility criteria for each one. You can also click here to learn more about the financial aid process and loan programs.

AMDA Scholarships

Institutionally funded need and/or merit-based awards given to students based on the results of the audition and application process.

Criteria: Audition and application for first-year admission.


National Scholarship Nominations

AMDA is accepting nominations for students who plan to pursue their post-secondary education. Please recommend students who you think will benefit from our intensive training in one of our Bachelor of Fine Arts or Conservatory Programs. Click here to nominate a student.


AMDA Grant

Institutionally funded, need-based awards given to students based on the FAFSA.

Criteria: Financial need based on results from the FAFSA.


AMDA First-Year Summer Grant

Institutionally funded, need-based awards given to students who begin study during the summer semester.

Criteria: Results of FAFSA and financial need.


Federal Pell Grant

Federally funded, need-based grant program.

Criteria: Financial need as determined by filing the FAFSA.


Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

Federal and institution-funded, school-administered, need-based grant program.

Criteria: Available to Pell-eligible students.


Federal Work Study

Federal and institution-funded, school-administered student employment program.

Criteria: Financial need; student interest; U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Must file FAFSA form.
 

International Scholarships

Institutionally funded, merit-based awards given to outstanding, International students based on the results of the audition and application process.

Criteria: Audition and application for first-year admission.
 

International Grant

Institutionally funded, need-based awards given to International students based on their voluntarily submitted International Financial Application.

Criteria: Financial need based on results of International Financial Application.

 

Our programs

How to know which program is right for you

Each of our unique programs is designed with the performer in mind. If you need help choosing the right program, please talk to one of our admissions advisor.

Call AMDA: 1-800-367-7908