Tuition, Fees, and Expenses
Cost of Attendance
Estimated Cost of Attendance for Chinese Nationals
Generous financial assistance in the form of scholarships, including full-tuition scholarships and fellowships, are available to qualified students to support their artistic and educational journey at The Tianjin Juilliard School.
All admitted applicants to the Graduate Studies Division at The Tianjin Juilliard School will be considered for scholarship and The Tianjin Juilliard Fellowship provided that they complete the Graduate Studies application, submit all required application materials, and complete and submit the CSS Profile found on the College Board website. There is no additional application for scholarship or fellowship consideration.
Scholarship decisions are made by the Tianjin Juilliard Scholarship Committee after applicants are offered admission to Tianjin Juilliard, and are based on a combination of artistic merit and financial need. Scholarships are awarded for the duration of the two-year Master of Music degree program. The amount of scholarship received will generally stay the same each year provided the student maintains satisfactory academic and artistic progress.
Applicants to The Tianjin Juilliard School will be considered for merit-based, need-influenced scholarship, up to and including full-tuition scholarship. All admitted students will be considered for scholarship based on the Graduate Studies application, audition results, academic records, recommendations, and institutional need for each program and instrument. The amount of the scholarship will vary, based on artistic merit, financial need, and institutional need.
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.