Through the generosity of foundation grants and individual donations, the Arts Council of Princeton provides scholarships so that classes are accessible to people of all socio-economic backgrounds. To apply for an ACP scholarship, please complete the entire application (Click here) All information submitted is confidential. Awards are based on need. Please apply as early as possible. If you have any questions regarding scholarships please email with the subject line “Scholarship Question.”

Scholarship application deadline for Spring Classes & Workshops 2018 is Saturday March 24. Award determinations will be communicated by email by Wednesday March 28.

Scholarship application deadline for Summer Camp is Tuesday May 1st. Award determinations will be communicated by email by Tuesday May 15.


Application Process
Complete the entire application, including attaching a copy of your most recently filed federal income tax return. If you do not file a federal income tax form, please submit copies of other verification of annual income and/or support. Materials may also be submitted in person, by mail or fax. Submissions from families with an outstanding tuition balance will not be considered until the balance is paid in full.

How Awards are Determined
Reduced tuition (scholarship) is awarded based on financial need to as many recipients as possible.

Recipient Obligations
Scholarship recipients must pay a portion of tuition for any given class. The recommended amount is 25% of tuition. Each application is evaluated on a case-by-case basis. However, on average, the recommended minimum amount to be paid by recipient will be 25% of tuition. This payment must be made in full a least one week prior to the start of the specific program. Scholarship recipients must consistently attend class as scheduled. Poor attendance may result in expulsion from program and/or denial of subsequent scholarship requests.