The Juilliard School Dance Drama Music Scholarships, USA

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The Juilliard School is committed to educating talented performing artists and helping them achieve their highest potential. To that end, we wish to enable all admitted students to attend the school, regardless of their ability to pay. Juilliard’s admissions policies are need-blind, meaning that applying for financial aid will not hurt your chances of being admitted. In fact, almost 80 percent of our admitted students receive scholarship support through Juilliard.

How to apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships
For incoming applicants. Juilliard college division students who are continuing in their program of study should click here for instructions specific to them. Juilliard college students applying to a new program should visit our department page for additional information.

All applicants to the Juilliard School who wish to apply for financial aid or scholarships must complete all Financial Aid Application requirements by March 1, 2014. To apply, all of the following documents must be completed.

  1. The Juilliard Financial Aid Application
  2. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • Available on January 1, 2014. Required only for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.
  3. Student or Parent Tax Return (1040 form) or International Salary Documentation
    • For 2013,or most recent tax year available. Send signed copies of the first two pages only.
    • Should be e-mailed, mailed, or faxed to our office.

Click here for detailed instructions about for applying for aid for incoming applicants.

Please note that, because our scholarship decisions are based on a combination of financial need and merit, all documents must be received before the Scholarship Committee can review your application. The Juilliard School does not offer scholarships based solely on merit.

Award letters will be mailed and e-mailed by April 1, 2014. These may include a combination of scholarships/grants, loans, and/or on-campus employment. Funding for these awards may come from federal, state, institutional, or private sources.

The Juilliard School does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, political beliefs, national origin, or disability. For more information about our financial aid and scholarship programs, please download our brochure Funding Your Juilliard Education: A Guide to Financial Aid.

Finally, we encourage both applicants and continuing students to review the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information about our programs. In addition, you can contact our office at any time with questions or concerns. We’re here to help!

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.

50 comments on “The Juilliard School Dance Drama Music Scholarships, USA

  1. Music has been,is and will be my passion am from Ethiopia and i come from a place where music is understood as a low and a part time job which dumb people do to entertain the rich.but i am willing to give every thing i have for music.the only music academy in my country is yared school of music and i noticed that they play music for the benefit of it not for their soul.

  2. hi, my name is fery. I come from Indonesian. I want to get a scholarship at the Juilliard. I can sing, acting, drawing, and a little dancing. where i will get the forms and take this test??? but I am still 15 years old and attending high school :-( if I can’t get this scholarship because I was 15 years of age. please tell me high school scholarships in the USA. I want to pursue my dream. please contact me on my email: thank you very much :-)

  3. Hi my name ratih, i from indonesia. I’d love to get a dance scholarship abroad. I want to get a scholarship at the Juilliard. I can sing, acting, drawing, and a little dancing. where i will get the forms and take this test?? But I’m not sure, because I’m still in school and I’m 15 years of age. Can I get a dance scholarship that? please tell me high school scholarships in the USA. I want to pursue my dream. please contact me on my email :

    Very Thank You :)

  4. dear all (yang pengen daftar)
    kalo emang niat 100% buat masuk julliard yg perlu kamu lakukan adalah lihat syarat jurusan yg pengen kamu masuki di websitenya julliard. dan usahakan semuanya terpenuhi.

    yang kedua adalah nabung dari sekarang buat beli tiket pesawat karena kamu harus audisi disono.

    yang ke3 jangan cerita pada siapapun kamu daftar kesono kecuali dah keterima. saingan dari seluruh dunia yg diterima 14 orang. semoga tahun depan saya bisa lolos. supaya cita2 ada di panggung broadway kesampaian.

  5. I;m Diana from Indonesia, i can do contemporary dance, modern and traditional dance (Jaipong dance from Indonesia), and also can sing and act. I’ve ever joined some dance and sing contest. Dance has become my live since i was kid. I really hope can get this scholarships, please contact me :


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