Thank you for your interest in AfterWork Theater's financial assistance program. In order to apply for tuition relief for the Sing-a-ling, please complete the following application. We will be accepting completed applications until November 12, 2021. 

Due to the number of spots reserved for financial assistance, participants who have already registered into a program will not be considered for financial assistance for that program. 

If you are unable to provide a written response to the essay question below, you are welcome to send a voice memo or other recording to info@afterworktheater.org, or leave us a voicemail at (917) 318-3309. Please make sure to provide your name, phone number, and email address so we may reach out to you with any questions.

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* 1. Please provide us the following information. All demographic information will be anonymized prior to review.

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* 2. In what year were you born? (enter 4-digit birth year; for example, 1976)

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* 3. To which gender do you most identify?

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* 4. How would you describe your race and/or ethnicity? Check all that apply.

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* 5. Are you living with physical or mental disabilities?

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* 6. Were you born in the United States?

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* 7. Are you a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces? 

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* 8. Subsidized tuition for this program is $150. What percentage of that is manageable for you?

Please note: If offered financial aid, we will do our best to offer the requested amount but we make no guarantees. Limited funds are available and while we want to ensure applicants receive necessary assistance to facilitate participation we must balance that with the high volume of applications received.

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* 9. Have you previously participated in an AfterWork Theater program?

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* 10. If so, did you complete all programs in which you participated?

Short Essays

We are committed to rewarding financial assistance to applicants who exemplify AWT's Core Values. With that in mind please answer the following essay question. We encourage you to take your time and be thoughtful in your responses as the content of your essay will play a factor in award decisions. 

If you are unable to provide a written response below, you are welcome to send a voice memo or other recording to info@afterworktheater.org, or leave us a voicemail at (917) 318-3309. Please make sure to provide your name, phone number, and email address so we may reach out to you with any questions.

Completed applications (including a written or verbal response to this question) must be received by the due date at the top of this application. 

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* 11. AWT is committed to enriching the every day lives of adults.  How would participating in this program enrich your life? (In 250 words or less)

Proof of Need

Financial assistance is awarded, in large part, on a need basis. As such, applicants must disclose annual income. We recognize that this is extremely sensitive information and it will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. AWT staff will make all applications anonymous before they are reviewed, and all applications will be permanently deleted/destroyed as soon as the process is complete. 

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* 12. What is your approximate average household income per year?

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* 13. How many individuals reside in your household?

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* 14. Feel free to provide any additional context regarding your financial circumstances.

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* 15. Please type your name below to testify that the answers above are truthful.  Applicants found to be providing false information will be immediately removed from the program and banned from participation in future AWT programs.

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