Financial aid

AIMS 2018 offers support through two channels:

Grants from the Music Publishers Association of Catalonia

The GEMC offers a total of 5 scholarships of 450€ for the AIMS Wind and String Academies.

  • Students who wish to apply for these grants must send a recording of a piece of their choice from the list of works proposed by the publishers of the trade, with the approval of the AIMS 2018 faculty. Videos should be sent by email to through WeTransfer or Dropbox.
  • Recordings (videos) of that are submitted will be made available to publishers.
  • Beneficiaries of the grants must perform the work selected in at least one concert of the AIMS Festival.

Deadline for application: February 1st 2019
Deadline for video drop in: March 31st 2019

Financial aid from the AIMS Foundation

The AIMS Foundation offers total or partial scholarships.
To request financial aid from the Foundation:

  • In order to access this grant, first you must applied for the Grant from the Music Publishers Association of Catalonia
  • A short letter must be sent in support of your applications, outlining your reasons for requesting the grant, and your motivations for applying for a place on the AIMS Academy course. (This should be submitted by email to
  • You must submit a 10 minutes video, performing two works of your choice from different periods and styles (email to through WeTransfer or Dropbox).
  • The AIMS Foundation reserves the right to request further information about the family’s financial status.

Deadline for application: February 1rst 2019
Deadline for video drop in:  March 31st 2019