Need-Based Scholarships


Tuition Assistance

Thanks to the generous support of our Annual Campaign contributors, tuition assistance is available for those with demonstrated need. Aid is awarded based on household income, family size, and financial obligations. It is limited by the availability of funds and subject to facility and program capacity.

Applicant Screening and Accountability

CSA executes a rigorous application process for tuition assistance and has developed a consistent accountability system for those who receive scholarship funds. Attendance, semester teacher evaluations, and daily practice records (for private lessons), are tracked and reviewed. We have found this cultivates discipline and responsibility, promoting optimal learning and results.

How to Apply

Current or new* students may request a scholarship application at any time. Application deadlines are below. Application deadlines are below.  Late applications will not be accepted.

  • August 1—Fall semester
  • December 1—Spring Semester

* A new student may only apply for a private lesson scholarship after successfully completing a minimum of one semester of a music class (Early Childhood Music, Little Stars or Music Makers at the Keyboard)

Application Package

Please read the information below and return your application form to: 

Community School of the Arts
501 College Ave.
Wheaton, IL 60187


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