There is partial or full tuition assistance available. Please reach out to us with your specific needs by filling out the Financial Assistance Form.
A sum of money is set aside each year to assist participants who might otherwise be unable to participate in specific events. Applicants must fill out this form in its entirety by Sunday, August 15, 2023. Applicants will be notified of decisions by Sunday, August 27, 2023. The IYO Board of Directors ensures confidentiality of all applications.
Student Sponsor Donations
Indianapolis Youth Orchestra asks each student in each orchestra to obtain at least $100 in sponsorships from individuals or businesses - many go above and beyond! These student sponsors will receive mention in each program. Click here for more information about this program.
Tuition will be fully refunded if the member chooses not to participate prior to the first rehearsal/retreat and this information is submitted in writing or via e-mail to the IYO office prior to the first rehearsal/retreat.
Tuition will be refunded according to the Tuition Refund Schedule if a member cannot participate in orchestra activities due to documented medical reason or relocation of the student's family only.
Requests for tuition refunds must be submitted in writing to the IYO office.
Tuition: $575 per year
Sponsorships: $100 minimum per year
Option 1: Full payment of $575 due Aug 15
Option 2: Five payments of $115 each due Aug 15, Oct 1, Dec 1, Feb 1, April 1
Delinquent Tuition Policy
Seniors must be paid in full to participate in the final performance of the season.
Audition applicants for the following season must have their balances paid in full prior to scheduling an audition.