Financial Aid

Students in The Orchestra Now receive a fellowship covering tuition, an bi-weekly taxable living stipend of $1,000*, and health benefits. Students are required to submit an enrollment deposit of $500 and a security deposit of $225 upon acceptance into the program. The deposit is returned upon completion of the degree. Students also must pay a registration fee and health service fee totaling around $470 each semester.** Students who are approved for a leave of absence are required to pay a fee of $500 to reserve their space in the program.

*Stipend payments end upon graduation in the final year. United States Social Security number required for stipend payments.
**Amounts subject to change by Bard College.