Band Director Academy Tuition & Scholarships

2017 Academy Tuition
$400 / General Tuition
$350 / 2016-17 Essentially Ellington members
$300 / Undergraduate or Graduate music education students
$200 / NYC Teachers

Travel Reimbursement Scholarships
JALC is pleased to offer scholarships to directors who need assistance in covering the cost of attending BDA. These monetary awards are intended to help defray costs of transportation and accommodations, and will range from $50 to $350 per person. Scholarships will not cover all travel and accommodation expenses.
To apply for a scholarship, please submit a letter on your school’s letterhead indicating the following:

  • Estimated total expenses for transportation and hotel costs
  • Anticipated income from your school, band boosters, self, and others
  • Short paragraph explaining your financial situation, anticipated fundraising events, special circumstances, and any other information you may deem important

Submit scholarship requests by Wednesday, May 10, 2017:
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Attn: BDA Scholarships
3 Columbus Circle, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Checks are disbursed at registration on the first day the Academy.