Tuition and Scholarship
SCHOLARSHIPS & FEES:
SCHOLARSHIPS: Every student who is accepted is eligible for financial aid, both need and/or merit-based. Scholarships and work study typically defray at least a quarter of the total tuition, room and board costs.
THREE WEEK SESSION: $950 (Before Scholarship, but including lessons, coachings, classes)
FOUR WEEK SESSION: $1,150 (Before Scholarship, but including lessons, coachings, classes)
EIGHT WEEK SESSION: $1,550 (Before Scholarship, but including lessons, coachings, classes)
ROOM & BOARD: $250/week (includes breakfast/lunch/dinner Mon-Fri. & brunch/dinner Sat.-Sun.)
ADDITIONAL LESSONS or PRIVATE COACHINGS
Eight one-hour lessons: $400
Eight half-hour lessons: $300
Single hour lessons: $55
SHUTTLE TO/FROM LOCAL AIRPORTS:
$35 one way from Pellston (20 min. away) or $75 one way from Traverse City (1.5 hrs away). Payment directly to By the Bay Transportation.
PAYMENT OF TUITION AND FEES
A deposit of $350 is due upon notification of acceptance to the Festival. The deposit is required to reserve the place of the student in the Festival and is applied toward tuition, room and board and other expenses. This deposit will be refunded to a student withdrawing from the Festival prior to May 1. 50% refund of the deposit is possible for withdrawals BEFORE May 1, no refund after May 1.
BALANCE OF TUITION AND FEES MUST BE PAID BY JUNE 1 (EXCEPT ROOM KEY DEPOSIT AND/OR SHUTTLE FEES).