How to Apply
- Audition Requirements
- Financial Aid
- Artistic Merit Awards
How to Register:
Pay only the $70 application fee (non-refundable)
Send audition materials according to instructions below.
Online Registration: Click Here
***Please note: All registrations must be completed online; there is no paper format of this application.
Application deadline: March 8, 2013
Financial Aid Application Deadline: March 8, 2013
Notification of Acceptance: April 1, 2013
Total fees deadline: April 19, 2013
Non-refundable registration fee: $70
Room and Board (includes food): $1,800
All auditions must be video recorded. The recording should include the following:
Two contrasting pieces, or two contrasting movements from the same piece
A letter of recommendation
A DVD video recording, or an accessible link to the internet (YouTube is preferred). We are not responsible for unreadable DVDs/CD-Roms or broken links. Make sure they function normally before you send them.
Mail DVDs or CD-Roms to:The Office of Pre-College and Summer Programs IU Jacobs School of Music 1201 E. 3rd St. Bloomington, IN 47405
E-mail links to online videos to BOTH:
email@example.com (pre-college programs office)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Mimi Zweig)
*It is REQUIRED that you indicate on your application how your audition was submitted.
Financial Aid (need-based aid) is awarded to families who have a total family income under $50,000 per year for summer programs. The highest amount of a need-based award from the Summer String Academy is 10% of tuition. International students may apply for a merit award (details below), but are not eligible for financial aid. Only U.S. citizens and Permanent Legal Residents may apply for Financial Aid. Please indicate your application for Financial Aid on your online registration.
*Applications must be received no later than March 8, 2013 in order for your child to be considered.
Use the online registration website (listed above) to create your student record. Tuition is not required at this time. Pay only the non-refundable registration fee ($70) and financial aid fee ($10), if applicable, at this time.
Download the financial aid application Click Here and mail the following 3 items below to the address on the financial aid application:
Completed Financial Aid Application
Photocopies of parent/guardian's most recent signed Federal Tax Form 1040
Copies of W2's
Once the tuition waiver has been determined, families will be contacted by email and given further instructions. Questions? Please see our Contact Us page.
To apply for a merit award, please email a letter of request as outlined below to Mimi Zweig at: email@example.com, or mail your letter to:Mimi Zweig, String Academy Director IU Jacobs School of Music 1201 E. 3rd St. Bloomington, IN 47405
Your letter of request should include the following:
List any musical honors and/or special achievements. Include competitions, but don't limit yourself to these. Tell us about anything significant you have accomplished in music.
List all prizes and scholarships received from educational or musical organizations in the past 2 years. Include who gave the award, when it was awarded, and the amount received.
Have you received or do you plan to apply for awards, scholarships, or prizes that are specifically for summer music study, either at the String Academy or elsewhere? If so, list the source of funding and the amount received or applied for. If a decision on your application for an award or stipend from an outside (non-string academy) source of funding is still pending, please note that.
Without financial aid, can you still attend the String Academy? If not, please tell us why.
Please include anything else that you would like us to take into consideration.
Some applicants will be placed on a waitlist. Waitlisted applicants will be notified if a space becomes available, however, being on the waitlist does not guarantee a space in the program.
Tuition, minus a $300.00 cancellation charge will be refunded to participants if they withdraw prior to the start of the workshop. Refunds are not guaranteed after the workshop has begun and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Refunds do not include the non-refundable registration fee.
The Jacobs School of Music reserves the right to cancel a workshop if enrollment is not met. Participants will be informed 2 weeks before the start of the workshop and receive a full refund. Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution.
Indiana University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Students who believe that they are eligible for an accomodation should contact Disability Services for Students at (812) 855-7578 or firstname.lastname@example.org.