All students who audition for The Crane School of Music are automatically considered for scholarships. Music scholarship award offers are made by April 1 of each year for students applying for fall admission. Last year, approximately 25% of incoming Crane students received merit-based music scholarships. In addition, music students who are accepted to the College are fully eligible for academic scholarships, which many receive. New York State residents may also be eligible for the Excelsior Scholarship, in addition to other kinds of financial aid. If you have further questions, please emailor contact the SUNY Potsdam .