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92nd Street Y scholarships enable hundreds of children and adults to participate in 92nd Street Y's Jewish education, dance, music, art, health, fitness, sports, family, camp, special needs and after-school programs.

92Y welcomes everyone to take advantage of what we offer regardless of financial circumstances. Scholarship assistance is available for both children and adults who qualify based on financial need. We encourage you to apply for assistance and to join the diverse community served by 92nd Street Y.

Scholarship assistance is available for most 92Y programs and we welcome your application. Scholarship information and an application are available for download. Applications are also available at the Sales and Customer Service Center in the main lobby.

Completed applications should be returned to Scholarship Services and will be processed as quickly as possible. Scholarship Services will notify you by phone or letter about your scholarship request. At that time, you will need to complete the registration process at the Sales and Customer Service Center in the main lobby or at the appropriate department office.

For more information about 92Y Scholarships, call 212.415.5699 / email.

Please send completed application forms to:

Scholarship Services
92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128

All inquiries and applications will be held in strictest confidence.

Merit scholarships are also available:

Recanati-Kaplan Program for Excellence in the Arts

Full-tuition merit-based scholarships in the arts promote students’ growth as artists, dancers and musicians. For more than ten years, we’ve taught our scholars to dream big and seen them accomplish remarkable things—receiving Tony® awards, Grammy® nominations, admission to prestigious universities and pre-professional programs, and beyond!

Download a brochure and apply today

Edwin Caplin Foundation Music Scholarship

The Edwin Caplin Foundation Music Scholarship was established in 2012 to provide full-year full scholarships for children and teens who demonstrate a dedicated commitment to studying music and financial need to continue their studies.

This scholarship offers dedicated students a pre-professional musical environment with numerous performing opportunities. The individually personalized curriculum includes year-round private instruction in piano, guitar, voice and all orchestral instruments, in addition to a diverse selection of music classes.

Download the PDF documents below for more information: