Financial Aid


LACM’s goal is to provide quality support to all our students and parents needing Financial Aid. The Financial Aid Office administers various federal, and institutional aid programs to help LACM’s students finance their education.

Scholarship


LACM is excited to offer scholarships to our well-deserving applicants. Students must demonstrate exceptional musical potential as determined by our Scholarship Committee and awards are based upon a variety of factors including audition material and academic history.

Financial Aid

Before considering Federal Financial Aid you must have/be the following:

  1. U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens
  2. Enrolled in one of the LACM approved programs
  3. Not been previously defaulted on student loans
  4. Exceeded their annual and/or aggregate student loan limits for a particular award year.
  5. Valid Social Security Number
  6. High school diploma or equivalent

Requirements for the Federal Financial Aid include:

  1. Males between the ages of 18 and 26 must be registered with Selective Service
  2. Maintaining satisfactory academic progress while attending LACM
  3. Satisfactory repayment status of prior Federal student loans
  4. Satisfactory payment arrangements of prior Federal grant over payments

Request FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Application

  • Complete the FAFSA Application www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  • In order to submit your application online, you must first apply for a PIN to use as your electronic signature (parents of dependent students must also apply for a PIN).
  • Once you have received your PIN, return to the website to complete your FAFSA and make sure to enter LACM’s School Code: 038684.

The Financial Aid Director is available to meet one-on-one to examine each individual situation, and help to generate ideas or the best funding solution for students and their families.

Contact:
[email protected]
626.568.8850

Scholarships

LACM is excited to offer scholarships to our well-deserving applicants and students. Students must demonstrate exceptional musical potential as determined by our Scholarship Committee and awards are based upon a variety of factors including audition material and academic history. Incoming applicants must submit an additional essay as part of their online application process. Notification of any scholarship award is typically sent 1-2 weeks following your admissions decision.

LACM also provides scholarship opportunities for current students who wish to continue their education with our college as they transition into their later quarters of study in the Bachelor degree program. Please use the guide below for more information on how to apply for our continuing student scholarships. 

Continuing Student Scholarship Guide

Additional Scholarship Resources
We encourage you to investigate outside scholarship opportunities for incoming college students. Listed below are examples of some outside sources that provide scholarship opportunities for music students. Please note that LACM or any affiliation with our institution, does not guarantee or affect any scholarship award/consideration from any third party organization.

If you have questions regarding eligibility requirements, please contact the scholarship sponsor directly.

  1. National Federation of Music Clubs
  2. National Association for Music Education
  3. BMI Foundation
  4. The ASCAP Foundation
  5. Kerope Zildjian Concert Scholarship
  6. The John Braheny Scholarship Fund
  7. Wilshire Quinn Musical Arts Scholarship
  8. Musical America – Scholarship Resources
  9. Majoring in Music – Scholarship Resources