With the goal of making our programs accessible, Hyde Park Art Center offers a limited amount of financial aid for Youth and Adult Programs and Classes.
Applications for Fall 2017 Full Tuition awards are due September 17.
Hyde Park Art Center offers need-based financial aid to qualified students and families. Financial aid is limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Early submission is highly encouraged.
Full Tuition Awards: HPAC offers 3 full tuition awards each term (does not apply to Creativity Camps). o To be considered for a full tuition award, applications must be submitted by the early registration deadline (see Course catalog for date). o Award decisions will be based on 1) financial need and 2) thoughtfulness of responses. o Recipients have 1 week from the award date to register; otherwise, the award is forfeited. Applicants who have forfeited their award are not eligible for aid until the following term. o Recipients must not miss more than 2 classes for a 10 week course or 1 class for a 5 week course. Failure to attend will result in ineligibility for financial aid for 4 terms. o Applicants may receive only 1 full tuition award per year. o Applicants not chosen for a full tuition award may be eligible for a half tuition award.
Half-tuition awards: A limited number of half-tuition awards will be available each term, including Creativity Camps. o Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, as funds allow. o Award is applicable only to the courses/programs listed on the application for that quarter. A new application must be submitted for additional courses. o Award decisions will be based on financial need. o Recipients have 1 week from the award date to register; otherwise, the award is forfeited. Applicants who have forfeited their award may not apply again until the following term. o Students who wish to renew aid must reapply each term.
To apply, complete the form below in full. Alternatively, forms can be returned to Eileen Truong, Finance & Operations Manager, at the front desk or by e-mail at etruong@hydeparkart. Applications must be received by the early registration deadline to be considered for a full-tuition award. Each student requesting aid must submit a separate form. Financial aid recipients must reapply each session for continued assistance and must complete the entire 10-week session to be eligible for future awards. Download a
financial aid application.