Income Based Tuition Application

  • General Creative Arts
2531 E Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125, USA
Aug 31 2021
Jun 14 2022


08/31/2021 - 06/14/2022 (Registration closed)

Income Based Tuition Application
  • Sun 
  • Mon3:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Tue3:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Wed3:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Thu3:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Fri3:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 

In-person location

2531 E Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125, USA


Portside Arts Center provides income-based tuition to eligible students through an application process. Income-based tuition subsidies are awarded to students based on need and artistic interest.


Portside Arts Center's board of directors reviews each application in confidence and makes awards based on the information you provide in this application. Portside Arts Center tries to make every effort to provide tuition subsidies when circumstances require it.  


Every year Portside's board and staff raise funds through grants, sponsorships, and donations to be able to provide tuition subsidies to families in need. We encourage all families to apply and past recipients are welcomed to apply again.


Portside Arts Center does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.


To Apply: Please click the orange "Express Registration" button at the bottom right -hand side of the page. There is no fee to apply.


Scholarships are awarded on a first come first serve basis.


Portside Arts Center provides scholarships to eligible students through an application process. Scholarships are awarded to students based on:

  1. Considered Low Income by Federal Guidelines
  2. ​Have other unexpected expenses (ex. Medical, debt)
  3. Multiple children
  4. COVID-19 Financial Stress (ex. Loss or decreased employment)
  5. Expected Expenses/ Loss of Revenue
  6. Parents on SSI

Registration closed.