AYSO merit scholarships are available to students 7-18yrs old on all orchestral instruments that exhibit exceptional talent and potential on their instrument. Merit scholarships are based on the student’s Merit Audition Video performance and are at the discretion of AYSO, with varying results from year to year. Merit scholarship students have two juries per year for review. All scholarship students need to apply and audition every subsequent year. Subsequent-year scholarships will be assessed by the level of improvement, and future income streams and confirmed on an annual basis. To apply for the AYSO Merit Scholarship, students must complete the online form & submit their merit audition video on or before the May 31st deadline. All applications take approximately 2-6 weeks to process.
AYSO offers need-base financial aid to students 7-18 years old, for all orchestral instruments. To apply for financial aid, students must complete the online form with all applicable documents submitted on or before the May 31st deadline. All applications take approximately 2-6 weeks to process.