BKCM Financial Aid Application

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Financial Aid at BKCM is mission-driven. We aim to transform lives and build community through music. Providing tuition assistance to our students and clients is one way to achieve that mission. 


Please note the following:
  • Community Music School and Music Therapy Waitlists - By completing this application for aid with CMS and/or Music Therapy programming, you will be placed on the WAITLIST for those programs for the 2022-23 school year. The Financial Aid Coordinator will contact you when funds are available to assist with your enrollment.
  • BKCM offers tuition assistance to those students and clients with significant financial barriers.  However, full tuition coverage is not available. 
  • BKCM receives some awards that are intended for BIPOC children.  If you believe that your child would qualify based on how they identify, please share that information in the appropriate fields in this form.
  • Income verification is a required part of the application process. 
  • Aid is awarded based on the availability of funds, financial need and programmatic needs.
  • Financial need is determined by income, family size and extenuating circumstances.
  • Only completed applications will be processed. 
  • This application is only for applying for financial aid.  It does not confirm receipt of financial aid nor enroll you in classes. 
  • Questions? Please contact Kris Mandapat, Financial Aid Coordinator: kris.mandapat@bkcm.org
Thank you for your interest in BKCM!

Your Information:







Student Information:








Student 2 Information








Student 3 Information







Your musical interests and experience



Income Verification:  








Monthly Expenses- Please estimate your household's monthly expenses for each category.

For example:
$2,500 for rent/mortgage
$1,500 for childcare 
$1,200 credit card payment
$500 for food
$250 for utilities
$275 for mobile phones
$150 for transportation








Program Info: 


WAITLIST for 2022-23 Community Music School Financial Aid                                                          CMS Financial Aid for the 2022-23 school year is limited. By completing this application, you'll be placed on our Financial Aid Waitlist. If funds become available, the Financial Aid Coordinator will contact you.  Thank you for your interest in our Community Music School!                                                                                                   






Student 2 Musical Interests and Experience






Student 3 Musical Interests and Experience





Brooklyn Band Academy | Music Partners
Student 1 Musical Experience




Student 2 Musical Experience



BKCM Summer Camps 

Suzuki Program
Student 1 Musical Interests and Experience





Student 2 Info





Student 3 Info




Not sure which program is the best fit?
Call our registration desk at 718.622.3300 to speak to one of our registrars about BKCM's offerings. 

Feedback and Agreement:





 Thank you for completing BKCM's Financial Aid application and for your interest in BKCM's programming. 
You can expect an emailed response within 1 week of submission.