Tuition, Fees, and Expenses
Cost of Attendance
Generous financial assistance is available to qualified students to support their artistic and educational journey at The Tianjin Juilliard School. Merit scholarships, need-based grants, graduate fellowships, and graduate assistantships are offered each year. In the previous year, each accepted student was awarded at least one scholarship, grant, or fellowship. Award criteria include the Graduate Studies audition results, academic records, recommendations, application materials, and institutional need for each program and instrument.
The Tianjin Juilliard Fellowship
Outstanding applicants of the highest artistic merit will receive The Tianjin Juilliard Fellowship. Fellows receive a full-tuition, merit-based scholarship and a 15,000 RMB professional development stipend. In addition to the financial support, fellows also benefit from significantly enhanced programmatic opportunities with the goal of developing future leaders in the arts.
Selection will be based on the Graduate Studies application, a competitive audition process, prior musical and academic achievement, and extraordinary potential for leadership in the field.
The prestigious fellowship will nurture the development of young artists at a critical point in their educational, musical, and professional development, allowing them to focus on developing their artistry with financial and professional support. Fellows will experience enhanced programmatic opportunities, including performances throughout China and overseas, teaching experience, and community engagement.
Tianjin Juilliard Chamber Music Fellowship Program
Pre-formed string quartets and piano trios applying to the Chamber Music program will be considered for the Tianjin Juilliard Chamber Music Fellowship Program. This graduate-level program brings a qualified string quartet and piano trio to Tianjin Juilliard, where they will pursue the two-year Master of Music degree in chamber music under the mentorship of the Tianjin Juilliard Resident Faculty, including members of the Shanghai Quartet and Visiting Faculty, including the Juilliard String Quartet.
Each member of the Tianjin Juilliard fellowship ensemble will receive the full-tuition fellowship, as well as on-campus housing, and a 15,000 RMB professional development stipend. The fellowship string quartet will also be given the opportunity to participate in the annual Juilliard String Quartet Seminar in New York. The prestigious fellowship will nurture the development of chamber music ensembles at a critical point in their educational, musical, and professional development, allowing them to focus on their study and craft with financial and professional support.
The fellowship ensembles will experience significantly enhanced programmatic opportunities, including performances throughout China and overseas, teaching and coaching experience, and community engagement. Besides a profound cultural and historical heritage, China offers exciting performance opportunities for emerging chamber ensembles. The ensemble will be visible ambassadors for Tianjin Juilliard and will have opportunities to perform at major performance venues and festivals throughout China, as well as in New York.