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Sponsor a student

You might never know it from the audience, but some of the most gifted musicians at PRISMA have faced the greatest financial obstacles. Our Musical Merit Scholarship Fund allows us to make our academy accessible to deserving students who meet or exceed the competitive enrolment requirements but cannot otherwise afford the cost of tuition. The Musical Merit Scholarship Fund requires a five-year commitment at your support level of choice.

The Musical Merit Scholarship Fund is an essential part of PRISMA’S growth strategy. It has been established to provide scholarships for students who meet or exceed PRISMA’s competitive enrolment requirements but cannot afford the tuition cost. over 400 students applied to PRISMA 5 in 2017, and 80 were selected. Of these 43 received some level of scholarship assistance.

By agreeing to a five- year commitment to supporting the Musical Merit Scholarship Fund, you can ensure that musical merit is rewarded when personal finances may prevent attendance.
Any size donation is welcomed! You can choose the amount you wish to contribute, and you can specify what amount of your donation is applied to general operations, and what amount is applied to the Musical Merit Scholarship Fund.

It’s up to you!

In addition, if your combined annual contribution exceeds the threshold of your membership category, you will automatically be upgraded to the next level. For example, if you are currently a patron level member, and contribute an additional $500/ a year to the Musical Merit Scholarship Fund on a five-year commitment, you will become a Benefactor level member with the specified additional PRISMA benefits.

Whatever your decision, PRISMA’s students, guest artists, board and staff, and volunteers appreciate your support! As a PRISMA member, you are a part of a growing family of supporters of young orchestral careers and international music excellence.

To find out how to donate or with any questions please contact us here.