A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the Metairie / New Orleans region.
Apply for a Scholarship
Students Who Meet Requirement
May Apply for Scholarships
to Participate in School of Rock Programs
Please see requirements and details about the process below.
Application link will be found here during the open application periods. Check back in July 2022!
Based upon available resources, Rock and Roll Dream Foundation (ROARD), a non-profit arm of School of Rock Metarie in New Orleans, is pleased to provide music scholarships.
Applicants must be between the ages of eight and eighteen years old.
Applicants must live withing reasonable driving distance from School of Rock, Metairie.
Applicants must be in financial need of assistance.
Applications are accepted:
From July 1st-August 1st for Fall Programs
From November 1st- December 1st for Winter Programs
From April 1st -May 1st for Summer Programs (starting 2023)
ROARD grants music scholarships three times per year. Applicants must submit a new, complete application for each round of scholarship requested.
Scholarships are based on a review of the applicant’s completed application by the ROARD’s elected board of directors.
Each scholarship is disbursed as free enrollment into the program of the applicant’s choice within the guidelines and restrictions for that program.
The number of scholarships awarded is determined by dollars available in the ROARD scholarship fund and by the number of applicants.
Income level will be required on the application. Proof of income level may be requested as part of the application process.
Applications must be postmarked or received online by the dates above. Applications must include all required items, incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
References and additional may be requested.
Applications may be submitted online by completing the Online Scholarship Application Form. Please note that the application must be completed at one time, online applications can not be saved and completed at a later time.
If preferred, applications may be downloaded and sent in by mail to:
School of Rock Metairie/New Orleans
1907 Veterans Blvd
Metairie, LA 70005
All applications are carefully reviewed and considered by the ROARD Board of Directors.
All applications are confidential and will be kept on file for 12 months.
Notice of scholarship approval or denial will be sent approximately 4 weeks after the application due date.
Acceptance of the scholarship must be received by email within two weeks.
Receipt of the scholarship will be communicated to School of Rock, Metairie.
Parents or guardians of the scholarship recipient are responsible for enrolling their child in the program.
The applicant and parent or guardian must provide a testimonial describing the impact of the scholarship (a form will be provided to the applicant at the end of the program).
Scholarship recipients are required to give back to the School of Rock, Metairie/ROARD Foundation with volunteer hours including but not limited to assistance with planning and facilitating events, internships, mentoring younger students, cleaning of spaces or equipment, and assistance with publicity efforts.