How is YMP able to provide Scholarships?
Underwritten by the Marie Lamfrom Charitable Foundation, YMP’s scholarship program makes YMP’s already outstanding programs available to every student in our community regardless of family income. In addition, free, high quality instrument rentals are available for any student on scholarship as long as they are taking lessons at YMP.
How can I apply for financial support?
If you would like to apply for financial assistance, include a letter from your child’s school documenting their participation in the free or reduced lunch program when you register for classes. With generous grant support, we are excited to be able to offer students eligible for free or reduced price lunch their first two 8-week classes (group or private*) at no cost to their families; 100% scholarship. Their third and fourth 8 week class (group or private) is at 75% scholarship. And the fifth and each successive class is 50% off.
*Students must complete one group class before being eligible for private lessons
Your request for financial aid will not be considered unless the full payment (if any), the completed registration form, and the school letter are received by the registration deadline. If your child is home schooled or in a school that does not participate in the free lunch program, please include proof of income in the form of last year’s income tax form and a recent pay stub. The YMP scholarship committee will then contact you to determine the cost of lessons.