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    Summer Arts Academy

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    Summer Arts Academy

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Tuition, Applications & Forms


  • 2017 SAA Application (coming soon!)


All students interested in Music, Theatre, Dance, Art & Design and Creative Writing may enroll in the Academy.  The Academy is intended for high school students from rising freshman through graduating seniors.  Because of the special learning opportunities offered by the Academy, graduating high schools students who will be attending Morehead State University (incoming freshman) in the Arts are highly encouraged to attend.

Please click on the links below to view and print out Summer Arts Academy forms.

The tuition rate for the Academy is $525.  A $50 non-refundable application deposit is required and must be included with the SAA application.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!  If the applicant has registered and paid the $50 non-refundable deposit by May 1st, 2017, a $25 discount will be applied making the total cost of the Academy is $500.  The tuition includes meals, housing, instructional materials and fees.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:  A One Hundred Dollar ($100) Merit Scholarship will be awarded to 50 successful applicants this year.

Applicants interested in being considered for this Merit Scholarship are required to write a one paragraph letter recognizing academic and artistic achievements in their respective field of study.  (Example; music, theatre, dance, art & design, and creative writing).  The applicant must also submit a letter of recommendation from their teacher supporting the consideration.  (Print out the Scholarship Application above).

NOTE:  We still must receive the Summer Arts Academy application and deposit!

ATTENTION: Due to the limited enrollment per represented area, we would like to encourage you to enroll early to guarantee acceptance and take advantage of the discount offered.  We thank you for the opportunity and appreciate your understanding. Limited Enrollment per Area.

Housing and Food Service

Students will live in campus residence halls and be supervised by Academy staff and faculty at all times.  These facilities are within walking distance of Baird Music Hall, Claypool-Young Art Building and Breckenridge Hall where they will attend their Academy courses.  Housing and food prices are included in the published tuition rates.

In addition to bringing their own clothing, toiletries, etc., students must bring their own sheets, pillowcases, and towels.  A more detailed list of items to bring along will be provided after the application form is received.

"I loved the music! I liked all the private instruction time."

"I liked the fact that we had free time filled with electives, especially music technology because I love composing. Furthermore, I loved the music we played in all aspects. The Academy really got me motivated to practice.  I loved it!  I liked the concepts covered in the higher level theory class. I can’t wait until next year…I hope I get to come back."

"I liked everything about the Academy!  The counselors were great, the professors were wonderful. Everyone was nice and friendly. I can’t wait to go to school in the fall."

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