CMT San Jose grants need-based scholarships to those families who are unable to afford the tuition for its programs. The intent of the Scholarship Program is to give performance opportunities to youth who may not otherwise be able to afford it. Scholarships may be limited, but CMT will award as many as it is able.

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Scholarship Deadlines

The scholarship deadlines for the 2016-17 season are as follows:

A Christmas Carol
Appointments start Thursday, September 1st
Deadline Wednesday, September 7th
Audition September 13-14

Willy Wonka
Appointments start Tuesday, November 29th
Deadline Wednesday, December 7th
Audition December 13-14

25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee
Appointments start Tuesday, November 29th
Deadline Tuesday, December 7th
Audition December 13-14

Once on this Island
Appointments start Tuesday, February 21
Deadline Wednesday, March 1
Audition March 7-8

Appointments start Tuesday, February 28
Deadline Wednesday, March 8
Audition March 14-15

Appointments start Tuesday, April 25
Deadline Wednesday, May 3
Audition May 9-10

The Lion King Experience
Appointments start Tuesday, May 16
Deadline Wednesday, May 24th
Audition May 30-31

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Appointments start Tuesday, May 9
Deadline Wednesday, May 17th
Audition May 23-24


Appointments start Monday, February 15
Deadline Friday, April 29

How To Apply

STEP ONE: Complete the online Scholarship Application.

Application for Performers 4-17

Application for Performers 18-20

STEP TWO: Schedule an appointment with CMT's Scholarship Committee. You will receive a link via email after sending in your application to set up your appointment online.

When submitting your application for the first time, plan at least 45 minutes to 1 hour for your appointment time.  If you are renewing your scholarship from a previous season, plan at least 10 minutes for your appointment time.  Please note, applicants under the age of 18 are required to have a parent or guardian present.

Late applications will not be accepted. No exceptions will be made – regardless of circumstance. Thank you for your cooperation.