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Summer Music Clinic Financial Information

Financial aid policies

Applications will be reviewed by SMC’s Financial Aid Committee. All requests will be considered and maintained in confidentiality. As part of the application process, please remember:

  • Wisconsin students are given preference for scholarship aid, but it is available to any domestic student.
  • Applicants should first check with school officials to see if local monies are available to cover program costs.
  • Applicants should inquire about local financial support through businesses, service organizations, etc.
  • All materials supporting your application must be received by SMC no later than the scholarship application deadline.
  • Applicants will be notified of awards shortly after the scholarship application deadline.
  • Aid is determined by analyzing family income and extenuating economic circumstances according to the Income Eligibility Guidelines used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s School Lunch Program.
  • Available funds for financial aid vary from year to year and past aid awards may not be an indication of current available support.
  • Additional information may be requested from students and/or families prior to notification of aid.

Refund policy

The $75 processing fee is nonrefundable. Refunds may take up to eight weeks to process, starting from the time a written request is received by Summer Music Clinic.

Refund schedule

All program applications must be accompanied by the nonrefundable registration fee before they can be processed.

Period Percent of refund
Withdraw during the period of registration up to one month prior to the first day of the program: 100% refund

Full refund will also be issued in the following cases regardless of date:

  • A course of choice is canceled.
  • All course choices are closed.
  • Financial aid is not adequate for participation.
  • Student injury or illness.
Withdraw during the period of one month prior to the first day of the program – two weeks before program start 90% refund

Nonrefundable 10% is used to cover class supplies, books, transportation and administrative and teacher salary costs that were incurred during this period of program planning.

Withdraw during the period of two weeks before program start – Day before opening day of program 80% refund

Nonrefundable 20% is used to cover risk management fees, University Health Services fees, class supplies, books, transportation and administrative and teacher salary costs that were incurred during this period of program planning

First day of program and any time after No refund

Students dismissed for disciplinary reasons are not eligible for any refund. Students who voluntarily leave while the program is in session are not eligible for any refund.

Cancellation policy

Badger Precollege reserves the right to cancel classes when necessary, including those for which enrollment numbers are not sufficient, or those for which a highly qualified instructor is unavailable. In the case of course cancellations, we will be happy to help you choose an alternative course. If no acceptable alternative is available, we will refund any tuition paid, minus any nonrefundable application fees or deposits.