• TUITION ASSISTANCE | No Student Turned Away for Financial Reasons


Financial Assistance for our Creative Community

No Student Turned Away for Financial Reasons

Due to the overwhelming response to this program, we are only able to offer a maximum of $750 in assistance per student (or $1,000 per family), each year. Funds are available on a limited basis per course. Tuition assistance applications can be submitted at any time, and remain active for the following 12 months. In order for us to determine eligibility for the tuition assistance program, please fill out the online form by clicking the button below. Each form will be reviewed in confidence, and applicants will be notified of a decision within one week.

We also offer a Workstudy program for students who can work in exchange for class fees.


  • If you register for a class before your tuition assistance application is processed, you will be charged the full class fee.
  • Tuition assistance cannot be combined with any other class discounts.


  •  Financial need of the family
  •  Interest of the student in our art programs
  •  Qualifying new applicants will have priority over returning students
  •  Availability of funds per fiscal year
  • Assistance is for students living in Telluride and surrounding areas

Tuition Assistance Application  Formulario de Asistencia de Matrícula