Dance training is undoubtedly expensive. Thankfully, there are thousands of scholarships that can supplement your tuition costs, whether you're training at a studio, competition or convention, or at the collegiate level. We've gathered details on a variety of merit- and need-based awards. See websites for how to apply.

M=merit-based award

N=need-based award

Studios, Schools & Companies

A&A Ballet

Chicago, IL

Contact: Alexei Kremnev

312.545.2142

aacenterfordance@gmail.com

aacenterfordance.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (10) (M)

Pays for: Tuition for youth company

Acrobatic Arts

Worldwide, CA

Contact: Shelby Hanet

403.828.3379

admin@acrobaticarts.com

acrobaticarts.com

AcroDance Teacher Certification 1 (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2017

AcroDance Teacher Certification 2 (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2017

The Ailey School

New York, NY

Contact: Admissions

212.405.9000

admissions@alvinailey.org

theaileyschool.edu

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (40–50 for ages 17–21; 20–30 for ages 15–17) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 16, 2017, via annual audition

Ajkun Ballet Theatre

New York, NY

Contact: AjkunBT artistic staff

646.368.9800

artisticstaff@ajkunbt.org

ajkunbt.org

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (10) (M)

Pays for: Tuition for company traineeship

Deadline: December 20, 2017 (for funds dispersed in the following fiscal year)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (20) (M)

Pays for: Tuition for ballet intensive

Deadline: December 20, 2017 (for funds dispersed in the following fiscal year)

Amount: Less than $250 (50) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: October 1, 2017

AjkunBT Fund (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition for international exchange

Deadline: December 20, 2017 (for funds dispersed in the following fiscal year)

University of Dance (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition for summer intensive in Italy

Deadline: December 20, 2017 (for funds dispersed in the following fiscal year)

American Dance Festival

Durham, NC

Contact: Nicolle Wasserman

919.684.6402

school@americandancefestival.org

americandancefestival.org

ADF School Matching

Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition (If an organization can provide you scholarship funds, ADF will match.)

Dance Professionals Workshop
Tuition Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2018

3-Week School Tuition

Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2018

6-Week School Tuition

Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2018

6-Week School Work-Study

Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida

North Miami Beach, FL

Contact: Ruby Issaev

305.948.4777

abtflorida@aol.com

artsballettheatre.org

Dr. Jules Oaklander Scholarship
Fund (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (12)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Backhausdance

Orange, CA

Contact: Jennifer Backhaus

714.497.3137

summerintensive@backhausdance.org

backhausdance.org/intensives

Backhausdance Summer Intensives at Chapman University (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (75)

Pays for: Tuition

By live or video audition only

Ballet Academy East

New York, NY

Contact: Julia Dubno

212.410.9140

jdubno@baenyc.com

balletacademyeast.com

Ballet Academy East Male Scholarship Fund (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition and housing

Deadline: September 18, 2017

Ballet Academy East Scholarship
Fund (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 18, 2017

Ballet Austin

Austin, TX

Contact: Eugene Alvarez

512.476.9151

Eugene.Alvarez@balletaustin.org

balletaustin.org

Butler Fellowship Program (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (up to 15)

Pays for: Tuition

Awarded through summer program

Ballet Austin Academy

Austin, TX

Contact: William Piner

512.501.8704

bill.piner@balletaustin.org

balletaustin.org

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (20–50 yearly) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Ballet des Amériques

Port Chester, NY

Contact: Shirley Rodriguez

646.753.0457

admin@balletdesameriques.com

balletdesameriques.com

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: October

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5) (N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: October

Amount: $250–$500 (5) (N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: October

Ballet Fantastique

Eugene, OR

Contact: Hannah Bontrager

541.342.4611

hbontrager@balletfantastique.org

balletfantastique.org

Barbara Becraft Apprenticeship Fellowship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2017; some applications accepted on a rolling basis if space allows

Ballet Idaho Academy

Boise, ID

Contact: Christelle Skenandore

208.343.0556 x232

cskenandore@balletidaho.org

balletidaho.org/the-academy/scholarships

Ballet Idaho's Generous Patrons (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (partial or limited scholarships awarded yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 27, 2018

Ballet Idaho's Generous Patrons (N)

Amount: Less than $250 (partial or limited scholarships awarded yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 27, 2018

Ballet Long Island

Ronkonkoma, NY

Contact: Debra Punzi

631.737.1964

balletlongisland@aol.com

theballetcenter.org

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (100) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Amount: $500–$1,000 (100) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition; free ballet classes for boys

Ballet Magnificat!

Jackson, MS

Contact: Rachel Achenbach

601.977.1001

bmag.workshop@balletmagnificat.com

balletmagnificat.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 15, 2018

Ballet Tech, The NYC Public School for Dance

New York, NY

Contact: Administrative staff

212.777.7710

schoolinfo@ballettech.org

ballettech.org

Ballet Tech Foundation (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (no quota)

Pays for: Tuition, choreography, dancewear, shoes

Deadline: Rolling

Ballethnic Academy of Dance

East Point, GA

Contact: Chantal Bartley

404.762.1416

chantalb@ballethnic.org

ballethnic.org

Danseur Development (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

BalletNova Center for Dance

Falls Church, VA

Contact: Laveen Naidu

703.778.3008

marketing@balletnova.org

balletnova.org

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1) (N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Bossov Ballet Theatre at Maine Central Institute

Pittsfield, ME

Contact: Clint Williams

207.487.2282

bossovballet@mci-school.org

mci-school.org/ballet

Competitive Male Scholarship (Year-Round Program) (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition and room & board for high school and ballet program

Deadline: Rolling

Summer Intensive Male

Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition and room & board for summer intensive program

Deadline: February 15

Summer Intensive Scholarship
Program (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition and room & board for summer intensive program

Deadline: February 15

Year-Round Scholarship for Boarding Students (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition and room & board for high school and ballet program

Deadline: Rolling

Brighton Ballet Theater

Co., Inc.

Brooklyn, NY

Contact: Vladimir Lepisko

718.769.9161

info@brightonballet.org

brightonballet.org

Boys' Scholarship Program (N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (25)

Pays for: Tuition, choreography; partial and full scholarships available

Deadline: Rolling

Financial Need Scholarship Program (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (100)

Pays for: Tuition, choreography; partial and full scholarships available

Deadline: Rolling

Merit Scholarship Program (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (50)

Pays for: Tuition, choreography; partial and full scholarships available

Deadline: Rolling

Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC

New York, NY

Contact: Jennifer Johns & Jeff Shade

212.561.9429

info@broadwayartistsalliance.org

broadwayartistsalliance.org

BAA Dance Major Full Tuition Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition for musical theater summer intensive in NYC with all Broadway guest artists, dancers, and choreographers

Deadline: May 10, or until all scholarships are awarded

BAA Dance Major Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition for musical theater summer intensive in NYC with all Broadway guest artists, dancers, and choreographers

Deadline: May 10, or until all scholarships are awarded

Burklyn Ballet Theatre

Johnson, VT

Contact: Joanne Whitehill

877.287.5596

burklyn@gmail.com

burklynballet.com

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (25) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January

Amount: $250–$500 (40) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

Carlisle, PA

Contact: Alecia Good-Boresow, school principal

717.245.1190

info@cpyb.org

cpyb.org

2-Year Male Scholarship Program (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition + monthly housing stipend for 22 months

Deadline: Ages 14–16: June 7; ages 17–19: July 28

5-Week Summer Ballet Program: Work/Study Tuition Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See cpyb.org

Academic Year Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 16, 2017

Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center

Charlotte, NC

Contact: Caroline Calouche

704.844.0449

classes@carolinecalouche.org

carolinecalouche.org

Summer Intensive Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 30

Year-Round Tuition Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Charlottesville Ballet

Charlottesville, VA

Contact: Sara Clayborne

434.973.2555

sclayborne@charlottesvilleballet.org

charlottesvilleballet.org

Chance to Dance Lifetime
Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (minimum 20 per year)

Pays for: Tuition; lifetime scholarships awarded through outreach program to attend Charlottesville Ballet Academy at no cost

Charlottesville Ballet Academy

Charlottesville, VA

Contact: Sara Clayborne

434.973.2555

sclayborne@charlottesvilleballet.org

charlottesvilleballet.org/academy

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition; scholarships and financial aid for students who qualify

Chicago Academy for the Arts

Chicago, IL

Contact: Kitsana Salyphone

312.421.0202

ksalyphone@chicagoartsacademy.org

chicagoacademyforthearts.org

Rusty and Jeffrey Sanfilippo Young Men's Dance Initiative (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (3)

Pays for: Tuition, travel, competition, choreography

Deadline: May 19

Colorado Ballet

Denver, CO

Contact: Valerie Madonia

303.339.1624

valerie.madonia@coloradoballet.org

coloradoballet.org/academy/pre-professional

Pre-Professional Division (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Colorado Conservatory of Dance

Broomfield, CO

Contact: Kristen Manning

303.466.5685

info@ccdance.org

ccdance.org

CCD Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling; performance opportunities not guaranteed based on date of enrollment

CCD Tuition Assistance Scholarship (N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10–30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling; performance opportunities not guaranteed based on date of enrollment

Complexions Contemporary Ballet Academy

New York, NY

Contact: Sumaya Jackson

212.777.7771

info@complexionsacademy.com

complexionsacademy.com

Desmond Richardson Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 15, 2017

Dwight Rhoden Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 15, 2017

James P. Giacopelli Scholarship (N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 15, 2017

Dance Conservatory of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Contact: Danielle Pavlik

412.344.3900

dcp@dcpdance.com

dcpdance.com

Study Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

DanceAbility International

Eugene, OR

Contact: Sara Zolbrod

541.357.4982

info@danceability.com

danceability.com

DanceAbility Teacher Trainings (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

DanceAbility Teacher Trainings (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Dancewave

Brooklyn, NY

Contact: Dancewave staff

718.522.4696

school@dancewave.org

dancewave.org

Amount: $250–$500 (10) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 3, 2017

Amount: $250–$500 (10) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition for Company Program Scholarship

Deadline: August 23, 2017

Debbie Allen Dance Academy

Los Angeles, CA

Contact: Debbie Allen Dance Academy

310.280.9145

thedebbieallendanceacademy@gmail.com

debbieallendanceacademy.com

Academy Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

The Florida Ballet at Jacksonville, Inc.

Jacksonville, FL

Contact: Martha Lemire

904.353.7518

mlemire@floridaballet.org

floridaballet.org

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Considered with application

Fort Wayne Ballet

Fort Wayne, IN

Contact: Karen Gibbons-Brown

260.484.9646

lettensohn@fortwayneballet.org

fortwayneballet.org

Fort Wayne Ballet—Academy Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 11, 2017

Apply at fortwayneballet.org or by contacting Academy principal, Lauren Ettensohn

Fort Wayne Ballet—Male
Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Apply by contacting Fort Wayne Ballet's Academy principal, Lauren Ettensohn

Galmont Ballet

Rockledge, FL

Contact: Lucia Montero, director

321.543.4403

info@galmontballet.com

galmontballet.com

Frank G. Galvez Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (limit to 20 per year)

Pays for: Tuition for boys 3–18 years old

Deadline: Open until 20 scholarships are awarded for the year

The Georgia Ballet

Marietta, GA

Contact: Ashleyanne Hensley

770.528.0881

ahensley@georgiaballet.org

georgiaballet.org/school

The Georgia Ballet School Boys Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (based on number of applicants)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2017

The Georgia Ballet School
Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (based on number of applicants)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Giordano Dance Chicago

Chicago, IL

Contact: Nan Giordano

312.922.1332

info@giordanodance.org

giordanodance.org

Giordano Dance Chicago Scholarship Audition (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition June 10, 2018, for June 2019 workshop scholarship

Goh Ballet

Vancouver, BC

Canada

Contact: Jennifer Au Yeung

604.872.4014

admin@gohballet.com

gohballet.com

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10–20) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Auditions in the spring; students are considered throughout the academic year

Gus Giordano Dance School

Chicago, IL

Contact: Caitlin Harget

773.275.5230

caitlin@gusgiordanodance.com

gusgiordanodance.com

The Gus Giordano Jazz Legacy Foundation (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (TBD)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

The HARID Conservatory

Boca Raton, FL

Contact: Janet Trivino, executive assistant

561.997.2677

info@harid.edu

harid.edu

Isabella Boylston Scholarship for Female Dancers (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (up to 5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 15, 2018

Marcelo Gomes Scholarship for Male Dancers (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (up to 5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 15, 2018

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Chicago, IL

Contact: Krista Ellensohn

312.850.9744 x120

hross@hubbardstreetdance.com

hubbardstreetdance.com

HS Professional Program (N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: 1 week after acceptance

Pati Eylar Scholarship Fund (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation

New York, NY

Contact: Lori Belilove

212.691.5040

info@isadoraduncan.org

isadoraduncan.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (limited number) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet

Chicago, IL

Contact: Joffrey Academy reception

312.784.4600

reception@joffrey.org

joffrey.org/academy

Financial Aid (N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Varies; application due prior to each semester

Joffrey Studio Company (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition, gym membership, dancewear allotment, physical therapy treatment; limited housing scholarship available

Deadline: Varies; acceptance by audition only; see website

Merit Scholarships (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Varies; acceptance by audition only; see website

The Juilliard School

New York, NY

Contact: Office of Admissions

212.799.5000 x223

danceadmissions@juilliard.edu

juilliard.edu

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies) (N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018; financial aid application for college program

The Juilliard School Summer Dance Intensive (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 15, 2018; apply after admitted to program

Koltun Ballet Boston

Boston , MA

Contact: Alexandra Koltun

617.901.3792

info@koltunballetboston.com

koltunballetboston.com

Koltun Ballet Boston (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Maple Conservatory of Dance

Irvine, CA

Contact: Charles Maple

949.660.9930

info@mapleconservatory.com

mapleconservatory.com

Charles A. Maple Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition, travel, choreography, dance attire

Massachusetts Academy of Ballet

Holyoke, MA

Contact: Rose Marie Flachs

413.536.6200

rflachs@massacademyofballet.com

massacademyofballet.com

Amount: $250–$500 (as needed) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Master Ballet Academy

Scottsdale, AZ

Contact: Heather Hudak

602.996.8000

masterballetnews@gmail.com

masterballetacademy.com

Amount: Less than $250 (up to 5) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 31

Metropolitan Ballet Academy & Company

Jenkintown, PA

Contact: Lisa Collins Vidnovic

215.663.1665

collinsvidnovic@verizon.net

metropolitanballetcompany.org

MBA Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Awarded annually by faculty

MBA Scholarship Awards (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5 annually)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Must submit written request in the fall

MBC Boys' Scholarship Program (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (60 annually)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Annual open audition each June; audition by appointment

Miami City Ballet School

Miami Beach, FL

Contact: Darleen Callaghan

305.929.7000 x1800

dcallaghan@miamicityballet.org

miamicityballet.org/school

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (10) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts

Winona, MN

Contact: Jamie Schwaba

507.453.5500

mca@smumn.edu

mnconservatoryforthearts.org

Financial-Need-Based MCA Class Scholarships (N)

Amount: Less than $250 (50–70 per year)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Approx. 1 month prior to session start

Summer Dance Intensive (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: 2 weeks after live audition

National Ballet Academy Denver

Denver, CO

Contact: Cornell Callender

303.434.6228

cornellcallender@msn.com

nbadenver.org

National Ballet Academy Denver Tuition Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Neglia Conservatory of Ballet

Buffalo, New York

Contact: Kimberly Nicosia

Phone: 716-447-0401

Email: info@negliaballet.org

Website: www.negliaballet.org

Jose Neglia Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500-$1K (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

The New Ballet School

San Jose, CA

Contact: Laura Burton

408.352.5616

school@newballetschool.org

newballetschool.org

School Year Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (approx. 15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Summer Intensive Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (approx. 15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Northeast Atlanta Ballet

Lilburn, GA

Contact: Jennifer Gordon

770.921.7277

balletensemble@yahoo.com

northeastatlantaballet.org

Lilburn School of Ballet (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition for male dancers ages 12–20

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory

Torrington, CT

Contact: Lisa Lopez

860.482.4413 x304

llopez@nutmegconservatory.org

nutmegballet.org

Summer Dance Scholarship (N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition, male scholarships only

Deadline: March 2018, early submissions given priority

Year-Round Programs (N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition, room & board

Deadline: Priority July 1, 2018; rolling until September 1, 2018

Olympic Ballet School

Edmonds, WA

Contact: Oleg Gorboulev

425.774.7570

oleg@olympicballet.com

olympicballet.com

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Must be 18 years old and/or a high school graduate to apply

Open Door Dance Foundation

Charlotte, NC

Contact: Jacqueline White

704.817.9281

oddancef@gmail.com

opendoorstudios.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies) (N)

Pays for: Tuition for Open Door Studios or towards college, summer intensives or other studies

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Pacific Northwest Ballet School

Seattle, WA

Contact: Denise Bolstad

206.441.2435

pnbschool@pnb.org

pnb.org

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (75–80) (N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 1

Peninsula Ballet Theatre

San Mateo, CA

Contact: Christine Leslie

650.342.3262

clleslie@peninsulaballet.org

peninsulaballet.org

Gift of Dance (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society

Narberth, PA

Contact: Melinda Pendleton

610.664.3455

info@paacademyofballet.com

paacademyofballet.com

Apprenticeship Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Peridance Capezio Center

New York, NY

Contact: Erika Lee

646.798.8140

auditions@peridance.com

peridance.com

BLUEPRINT Summer Intensive (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 14, 2017

The Certificate Program (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Fall semester: July 28, 2017; spring semester: December 29, 2017

The Intensive Semester (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Fall semester: July 28, 2017; spring semester: January 26, 2018

Performance-Based Seminar

Program (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Teen Summer Intensive (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June 9

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School

Pittsburgh, PA

Contact: School office

412.281.6727

arinsema@pittsburghballet.org

pbt.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (3–5) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Contact for audition

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5–10) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Contact for audition

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3–5) (N)

Pays for: Tuition

Tuition deposit and application required

Amount: $500–$1,000 (6–12) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Contact for audition

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5–10) (N)

Pays for: Tuition

Tuition deposit and application required

Presidio Performing Arts Foundation/Presidio Dance Theatre

San Francisco, CA

Contact: Mrs. Judy Bretschneider

415.561.3958

judy@presidiodance.org

presidiodance.org

Prix de Leefeldt (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition, travel, choreography

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Princeton Ballet School at American Repertory Ballet

Princeton, NJ

Contact: Pamela Levy

609.921.7758

plevy@arballet.org

arballet.org

Douglas Martin Scholarship
for Males (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Trainee Summer Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition towards summer intensive

Deadline: May 31

RIOULT Dance NY

New York, NY

Contact: Anastasia Soroczynski

212.398.5901

anastasia@rioult.org

rioult.org/school

RIOULT Dance NY Scholarships for Intensives (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 4, 2017

RIOULT Dance NY Scholarships for Youth Intensives (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250

Pays for: Tuition

The Rock School for Dance Education

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Susan Rock

215.551.7010

rocks@therockschool.org

therockschool.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (varies) (M)

Pays for: Tuition, academics

Deadline: Rolling

Ruth Page School of Dance

Chicago, IL

Contact: Suzy Robertson, administrator

312.337.6543

suzyrobertson@ruthpage.org

ruthpage.org

David and Lynn Kravis
Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition, choreography; Ruth Page Civic Ballet Training Company

Deadline: Rolling

Victor Alexander Young Men's Scholarship Program (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Santa Clara Ballet Association

Santa Clara, CA

Contact: Josefa Reyes

408.247.9178

santaclara.ballet@sbcglobal.net

santaclaraballet.com

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September

School of Alberta Ballet

Calgary, AB

Canada

Contact: School of Alberta Ballet Admissions

403.245.2274 x555

calgarystudio@albertaballet.com

schoolofalbertaballet.com

School of Alberta Ballet Scholarship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: As per the acceptance letter

The School of Ballet Arizona

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Alison Morse

602.381.0188

school@balletaz.org

balletaz.org

David Hallberg Scholarship

for Boys (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 19, 2017

Financial Assistance
Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 1

Ib Andersen Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 19, 2017

The School of Spectrum Dance Theater

Seattle, WA

Contact: Joshua Crouch

206.325.4161

info@spectrumdance.org

spectrumdance.org

The Gift of Dance Scholarship (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Stanley Wesley Perryman Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition scholarships for young men of color to train and study at the School of Spectrum Dance Theater, in honor of alumnus Stanley Wesley Perryman.

Deadline: Rolling

The School of the Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier

Hamburg, Germany

Contact: Indrani Delmaine

+49.40.21.11.88.31

indrani.delmaine@hamburg

ballett.de

hamburgballet.de

Amount: $1,000–$5,000
(varies) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition, support for board and lodging

Deadline: Rolling

South Shore Ballet Theatre

Hanover, MA

Contact: Shannon Quinn

781.312.7224

ballet@southshoreballettheatre.com

southshoreballettheatre.com

Isabel Mallon Scholarship Fund (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Thomas Armour Youth Ballet

Miami, FL

Contact: Ruth Wiesen

305.667.5543

ruth@taballet.org

thomasarmouryouthballet.org

TAYB Need-Based Scholarships (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education

Tulsa, OK

Contact: Colleen Lahti

918.749.6030

education@tulsaballet.org

tulsaballet.org

TBCDE Financial Aid
Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2017

TBCDE Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Competitions/Conventions

ADC|IBC (American Dance Competition)

Saint Petersburg, FL

Contact: Office

407.529.6729

adcibc@live.com

adcibc.com

American Ballet Theatre (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (approx. 5)

Pays for: Tuition for ABT summer intensive NYC

Deadline: Apply for competition by event deadline

Ballet West (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (approx. 10–12)

Pays for: Tuition for BW summer intensive, year-round program and trainee program

Deadline: Apply for competition by event deadline

Boston Ballet (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (approx. 2)

Pays for: Tuition for BBS summer intensive program

Deadline: Apply for competition by event deadline

Houston Ballet (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (approx. 10)

Pays for: Tuition for HB summer intensive, short-term and year-round programs

Deadline: Apply for competition by event deadline

Washington Ballet (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (approx. 15–20)

Pays for: Tuition for TWB summer intensive, year-round program and trainee program

Deadline: Apply for competition by event deadline

AmeriDance Inc.

Westerville, OH

Contact: Tiffiny Robinson-Smith

614.898.1000

tsmith@americheer.com

ameridanceinc.com

Dancer of the Year (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for college/university

Deadline: March 20, 2018

Artists Simply Human

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Braham Crane

855.ASH.DANCE

info@ASHProductions.com

ASHDance.com

AMDA College (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (5 per city)

Pays for: Tuition for AMDA College

ASH Apprentice (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (30 per city)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

ASH Apprentice Runner-Up (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (60 per city)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

ASH Summer Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (40 per city)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Relativity School (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5 per city)

Pays for: Tuition for Relativity School

Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC

New York, NY

Contact: Jennifer Johns & Jeff Shade

212.561.9429

info@broadwayartistsalliance.org

broadwayartistsalliance.org

BAA Dance Major Full Tuition Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition for musical theater summer intensive in NYC with all Broadway guest artists, dancers and choreographers

Deadline: May 10, or until all scholarships are awarded

BAA Dance Major Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition for musical theater summer intensive in NYC with all Broadway guest artists, dancers and choreographers

Deadline: May 10, or until all scholarships are awarded

Chicago National Association of Dance Masters

Rockford, IL

Contact: Kathy Velasco

815.397.6282

dance@cnadm.com

cnadm.com

CNADM College Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (up to 4)

Pays for: Tuition for college

Deadline: June 1, 2018

CNADM Summer Dance Workshop—Student Workshop (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (25)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Dance Showcase USA

Kennedale, TX

Contact: Glenda Boenig

817.572.6617

glenda@danceshowcaseusa.com

danceshowcaseusa.com

Dance Showcase USA Senior Scholarship

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition; $500 scholarship towards college/university/trade school

Deadline: June 1, 2018

Dance USA Performing Arts Championships

Las Vegas, NV

Contact: Tiffanie Kalisz

702.242.9699

danceusatk@yahoo.com

danceusadance.com

ART Scholarship (America's Rising Talent Scholarship) (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1 per year at National Finals)

Pays for: Tuition; for continuing education in dance training to use at winner's discretion

Deadline: Awarded at National Finals by the national judges and directors

Mark Marino Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1 per year at National Finals)

Pays for: Tuition; for continuing education in dance training to use at winner's discretion

Deadline: Awarded at National Finals by the national judges and directors

Talent America Scholarship (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1 per Dance USA Regional)

Pays for: Competition; entry fee to the Talent America National Dance Competition

Deadline: Awarded at Dance USA Regionals to the highest-scoring act

Headliners Dance Championships

Randolph, NJ

Contact: Shari Tomasiello

973.927.8007

shari@headlinerscompetition.com

headlinerscompetition.com

Dean College (M/N)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (up to 8)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 1

Jersey Tap Fest

Bloomfield, NJ

Contact: Hillary-Marie

973.932.0561

jerseytapfest@gmail.com

jerseytapfest.com

Amount: Less than $250 (5) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 25, 2018

National YoungArts Foundation

Miami, FL

Contact: Neidra Ward

305.377.1140

apply@youngarts.org

youngarts.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (400) (M)

Pays for: Unrestricted cash award

Deadline: October 13, 2017

NRG danceProject

Beverly Hills, CA

Contact: Melissa Lankston

309.219.6726

melissa@nrgdanceproject.com

nrgdanceproject.com

Electro Tap (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1 per age division, per city)

Pays for: Convention tuition

Future Force Nationals (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1 per age division, per city)

Pays for: Convention tuition

Future Force Prodigy (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1 per age division, per city)

Pays for: Convention tuition

Future Force Single City (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1 per age division, per city)

Pays for: Convention tuition

Future Force Year-Round (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1 per age division, per city)

Pays for: Convention tuition

The PULSE & Camp PULSE On Tour

New York, NY

Contact: The PULSE & Camp PULSE On Tour

212.582.3474

info@thepulseontour.com

thepulseontour.com

Camp PULSE Counselor (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition, competition

Essay Scholarship (N)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition, competition

Deadline: 1 month before event

PULSE & Camp PULSE
Convention (M)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition, competition

PULSE & Camp PULSE Summer (M)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition, competition

PULSE Protégé (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition, competition

Quest Intensive, LLC

New York, NY

Contact: Brandon Girouard

646.590.0780

bgirouard@questintensive.com

questintensive.com

Quest Apprenticeship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition, travel, competition; awarded to students interested in pursuing a professional career

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Stage One Productions

Norman, OK

Contact: Amy Frederick

405.573.7733

director@stageonedance.com

stageonedance.com

Amount: Less than $250 (13) (M)

Pays for: Tuition, competition; to be used towards The One Dance Intensive

Amount: Less than $250 (4) (M)

Pays for: Tuition for Broadway Dance Center classes

Starpower Talent Competition

Edgewater, MD

Contact: Noelle Packett

301.870.9550

noelle@starpowertalent.com

starpowertalent.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1) (M)

Pays for: Tuition for higher education

Deadline: June 1

Sydney Eisteddfod

Sydney, Australia

Contact: Sydney Eisteddfod

+61.2.9261.8366

info@sydneyeisteddfod.com.au

sydneyeisteddfod.com.au

Robert & Elizabeth Albert Sydney Eisteddfod Junior Classical Ballet Scholarship (14 & 15 years) (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Registration

Talent On Parade

Haysville, KS

Contact: Audra Key

316.522.4836

office@talentonparade.com

talentonparade.com

Go Pro (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (500+)

Pays for: Tuition; credit towards participant's total fees

Deadline: May 26, 2018

Holiday Spectacular (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (500+)

Pays for: Tuition; credit towards participant's event entry fees

Deadline: May 26, 2018

Pre-Pro (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (500+)

Pays for: Tuition; credit towards participant's total fees

Deadline: May 26, 2018

Solo Challenge (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1,000+)

Pays for: Tuition; credit towards participant's event entry fees

Deadline: November 20, 2017

TOP Senior Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (3)

Pays for: Tuition; for high school seniors participating in our national events

Deadline: May 1, 2018; apply online

Tremaine Dance Conventions and Competitions

North Hollywood, CA

Contact: Tommy Peel

818.988.8006

tommy@tremainedance.com

tremainedance.com

Tremaine Dance Conventions, Inc. (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (37 per city, 26 cities)

Pays for: Tuition towards convention fees only

Use within 1 year after received

Higher Education

Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

Contact: Department of Dance

516.877.4250

frisk-fox@adelphi.edu

dance.adelphi.edu/bfa-in-dance

Talent

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Los Angeles, CA

Contact: Mark Ruggiero

800.367.7908

info@amda.edu

amda.edu

AMDA Grant (N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

AMDA Grant (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

American Musical and Dramatic Academy

New York, NY

Contact: Mark Ruggiero

800.367.7908

info@amda.edu

amda.edu

AMDA Grant (N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

AMDA Scholarship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, MD

Contact: Lynda Fitzgerald

410.777.7021

lpfitzgerald@aacc.edu

aacc.edu

Marcy and Leonard N. Plavin Scholarship for Dance (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 14, 2017

Austin Community College

Austin, TX

Contact: Catherine Solaas

512.223.3348

csolaas@austincc.edu

austincc.edu/dance

Boyd Vance Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition and fees

Deadline: May 1, 2018 (May 1 every year)

Dance and Drama Freshman Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition and fees

Deadline: May 1, 2018 (May 1 every year)

Dance and Drama Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition and fees

Deadline: May 1, 2018 (May 1 every year)

Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Boston, MA

Contact: Danielle Gautier

617.912.9209

dgautier@berklee.edu

bostonconservatory.berklee.edu

Merit Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (numerous)

Pays for: Tuition (partial)

Presidential Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition, room & board, fees

Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop

Boulder, CO

Contact: Daniel Morimoto

303.449.0399

info@bjdw.net

boulderjazzdanceworkshop.com

Amount: $250–$500 (20+) (N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: No deadline, but early application is recommended

Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

Contact: John Streit

770.534.6245

jstreit@brenau.edu

brenau.edu

Brenau Academic Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (25)

Pays for: Tuition, room & board

Deadline: Rolling; inquire for details

College of Fine Arts and Humanities Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (25)

Pays for: Tuition, room & board

Deadline: Rolling; inquire for details

Performing Arts Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (1 every other year)

Pays for: Tuition, room & board

Deadline: Rolling; inquire for details

Brenau University, Dance Department

Gainesville, GA

Contact: Nichole Finley

770.538.4764

danceinfo@brenau.edu

brenau.edu/fineartshumanities/dance-department/

Amount: $1,000–$5,000
(varies) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Butler University

Indianapolis, IN

Contact: Amy Barnes

317.940.9567

atbarnes@butler.edu

butler.edu/dance

Amount: $25,000–$100,000
(15–20) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2017

California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, CA

Contact: Office of Admissions

800.545.ARTS

admissions@calarts.edu

dance.calarts.edu

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 5, 2018

California State University—Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

Contact: Lisa Draskovich-Long

818.815.7278

danceprogram@exchange.fullerton.edu

fullerton.edu/arts/dance

Brian Sepel Memorial
Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 3, 2018

Christine Lyons (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 3, 2018

Dance Association
Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 3, 2018

Karl Professional Women in Dance Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 3, 2018

Really Groovy (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 3, 2018

Carthage College

Kenosha, WI

Contact: Heidi Baehr

262.551.5859

hbaehr@carthage.edu

carthage.edu/dance

Theatre Service Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (6 per year)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Chapman University

Orange, CA

Contact: Department of Dance

714.744.7040

dance@chapman.edu

chapman.edu/dance

Chapman University Chancellor's Scholar (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Chapman University Dean's Scholar (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Chapman University Presidential Scholar (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Chapman University Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Financial Aid (N)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Atlanta, GA

Contact: CCSF team

800.306.2653

scholars@coca-cola.com

coca-colascholars.org

Coca-Cola Scholars Program (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (150)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Coker College

Hartsville, SC

Contact: Angela M. Gallo, chair

843.383.8381

agallo@umich.edu

coker.edu/academics/programs/dept-dance-music-theatre/dance

Dance Talent Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Talent Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

The College of Wooster

Wooster, OH

Contact: Kim Tritt

330.263.2540

ktritt@wooster.edu

wooster.edu/academics/areas/theatre-dance

Theatre and Dance Scholarship/The College of Wooster (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 18, 2017; additional deadline for second semester is January 13, 2018

Columbia State Community College

Franklin, TN

Contact: Cathy Hudnall, director

615.790.4420

chudnall@columbiastate.edu

columbiastate.edu/academics/extended-services/commercial-entertainment

Commercial Entertainment Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (4 per academic year)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 1

The Conservatory of Theatre and Dance, Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, MO

Contact: Hilary Peterson

573.986.7492

hpeterson@semo.edu

semo.edu/dance

Endowed Scholarships (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (30+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Cottey College

Nevada, MO

Contact: Jo Byrnes

417.684.7344

jbyrnes@cottey.edu

cottey.edu

Amount: $500–$1,000 (3) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Cowley College

Arkansas City, KS

Contact: Lindsay Sanderholm

620.441.5301

lindsay.sanderholm@cowley.edu

cowleytigers.com

Danceline

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (25)

Pays for: Tuition, travel, competition; full tuition and book scholarships awarded; all uniforms and travel expenses paid for by college

Deadline: May

Dean College

Franklin, MA

Contact: Marc Arentsen

508.541.1606

marentsen@dean.edu

dean.edu

Academic Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Headliners Dance Competition (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July

International Dance Challenge Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July

Performing Arts Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Summer Intensive
Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2017

DeSales University

Center Valley, PA

Contact: Tim Cowart

610.282.1100 x1663

timothy.cowart@desales.edu

desales.edu/dance

The Daniel & Ellen Cunningham Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (multiple per year)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 20, 2018

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Valerie Ifill

215.571.4443

vifill@drexel.edu

drexel.edu/westphal/academics/undergraduate/DANC

Performing Arts Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (20)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15, 2018

East Carolina University, School of Theatre and Dance

Greenville, NC

Contact: John Dixon

252.737.3530

dixonj@ecu.edu

ecu.edu/cs-cfac/theatredance/

Amount: $500–$1,000 (up to 3 per academic year) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 28, 2018

Elon University

Elon, NC

Contact: Lauren W. Kearns

336.278.5592

lkearns@elon.edu

elon.edu/perarts

Elon University Dance Program (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1–8)

Pays for: Tuition, books, living expenses, etc.

Deadline: January 4, 2018

Fort Wayne Ballet

Fort Wayne, IN

Contact: Karen Gibbons-Brown

260.484.9646

lettensohn@fortwayneballet.org

fortwayneballet.org

Fort Wayne Ballet—Academy Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 11, 2017

Apply at fortwayneballet.org or by contacting Academy principal, Lauren Ettensohn

Fort Wayne Ballet—Male Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Apply by contacting Fort Wayne Ballet's Academy principal, Lauren Ettensohn

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

Contact: School of Dance

703.993.1114

dance@gmu.edu

dance.gmu.edu

Dance Talent (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (multiple)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2017

Georgian Court University

Lakewood , NJ

Contact: Silvana Cardell

732.987.2170

scardell@georgian.edu

georgian.edu/dance

Silvana Cardell Dance Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition, choreography

Deadline: Rolling

Goucher College

Baltimore, MD

Contact: Sara Thomson

410.337.6390

goucherdance@goucher.edu

goucher.edu

Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Susannah Keita

602.639.6295

susannah.keita@gcu.edu

gcu.edu/auditions

Dance Performance
Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June 30, 2018, for fall 2018 start

Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN

Contact: Admission Office

507.933.8000

admission@gustavus.edu

gustavus.edu/theatre-dance/scholarship

Evelyn Anderson Theatre & Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Early action: November; rolling admission: January

The Hartt School, University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

Contact: Amy Manfredi

860.768.2478

amanfredi@hartford.edu

hartford.edu/hartt

Performing Arts Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15, 2018

University Grant (N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Hillsborough Community College, Dance Program

Tampa, FL

Contact: Christina Acosta

813.253.7623

cacosta@hccfl.edu

hccfl.edu/yc/dance.aspx

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition; can be used in any way

Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

Contact: Rachel List

516.463.5661

rachel.list@hofstra.edu

hofstra.edu/dance

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (approx. 6 per year, starting with incoming first-year students) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Auditions in March

Awarded to incoming first-year dance or dance education majors after auditions in March, chosen by faculty

Dance Endowed Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Awarded to a rising junior-year dance or dance education major in May, chosen by faculty

Lance Westergard Alumni Assoc. Award (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Awarded to a rising junior-year dance or dance education major in May, chosen by faculty

Lawrence Keigwin Endowed Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1 or 2)

Pays for: Tuition

Awarded to a dance or dance education major in May, chosen by faculty

Hope College

Holland, MI

Contact: Stephanie Brumels

616.395.7700

dance@hope.edu

hope.edu/academics/dance

Distinguished Artist Award (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition dates for fall 2018 incoming freshmen: January 19, 2018, February 2, 2018, and February 19, 2018

Hunter College, Arnhold Dance Education Program

New York, NY

Contact: Kathleen Isaac

212.396.6635

kis@hunter.cuny.edu

hunter.cuny.edu/arnhold-graduate-dance-education-program

Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program Awards (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 15, 2018

Illinois State University

Normal, IL

Contact: Sara Semonis

309.438.8021

ssemoni@ilstu.edu

finearts.illinoisstate.edu/theatre-dance

Amount: $10,000–$25,000
(varies) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 2018

Talent Scholarship

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 2018

Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, FL

Contact: Molly Magee

772.462.7692

mmagee@irsc.edu

irscdance.com

Performing and Visual Arts Department (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies, 6–20)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: For fall 2017, by audition; for spring 2018, November 17

Indiana University, Contemporary Dance

Bloomington, IN

Contact: Elizabeth Shea

812.855.7020

eshea@indiana.edu

indiana.edu/~condance/

Freshman Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Iowa State University Dance Program

Ames, IA

Contact: Janice Baker

515.294.3047

mover@iastate.edu

kin.hs.iastate.edu

Iowa State University Dance Program (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

The Juilliard School

New York, NY

Contact: Office of Admissions

212.799.5000 x223

danceadmissions@juilliard.edu

juilliard.edu

Amount: $10,000–$25,000
(varies) (N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018; financial aid application for college program

The Juilliard School Summer Dance Intensive (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 15, 2018; apply after admitted to program

La Roche College

Pittsburgh, PA

Contact: Maria Caruso

412.536.1212

maria.caruso@laroche.edu

laroche.edu

La Roche College Dance Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Lane Community College

Eugene, OR

Contact: Bonnie Simoa

541.463.5645

simoab@lanecc.edu

lanecc.edu/perarts/dance

Talent Grant—Dance At Lane (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: October and January for fall and winter terms

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, MO

Contact: Tricia Zweier

636.949.4547

tzweier@lindenwood.edu

www.lindenwood.edu/academics/academic-schools/scho...

Lindenwood University Fine & Performing Arts Grant (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition (partial)

Deadline: April 20, 2018

The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts

Liverpool, UK

Contact: Darren Murphy

+44.151.330.3118

international@lipa.ac.uk

lipa.ac.uk

LIPA NHSDF Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1 for each year of study for dance degree)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2018, via audition at the National High School Dance Festival

Martha Graham School

New York, NY

Contact: Shelby Leshine

212.229.9200 x34

sleshine@marthagraham.org

marthagraham.edu

Graham 2 Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (12)

Pays for: Tuition

Determined through online and in-person auditions

Graham 2 Understudy
Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Determined through online and in-person auditions

Program Director
Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Determined through online and in-person auditions

School Assistantship (N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Summer Intensive School Assistantship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Marygrove College

Detroit, MI

Contact: Jonathon Cash

313.927.1838

jcash5001@marygrove.edu

marygrove.edu

Marygrove Talent
Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Marymount Manhattan College

New York, NY

Contact: Amber Indyk

212.517.0610

aindyk@mmm.edu

mmm.edu

Amount: $1,000–$5,000
(50–100) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 2018

Mesa Community College

Mesa, AZ

Contact: Tina Rangel

480.461.7597

tina.rangel@mesacc.edu

mesacc.edu/dance

MCC Dance Major
Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Awarded at the end of each semester

Mills College

Oakland, CA

Contact: Sylvia Nuzzo Philis

510.430.2175

dance@mills.edu

mills.edu

Amount: $5,000–$10,000
(varies) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Auditions and/or video submission required for MA and MFA applicants

Missouri State University

Springfield, MO

Contact: Sara Brummel

417.836.8441

sarabrummel@missouristate.edu

theatreanddance.missouristate.edu

Midwestern Tuition Exchange (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1

Students from certain midwest states are eligible

Out-of-State Fee Waiver (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (2–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1

Regents (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (8–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1

Missouri Valley College

Marshall, MO

Contact: Janie Morgan

660.831.4050

morganj@moval.edu

moval.edu/fine_arts/index.php

Fine Arts Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 30, 2018

McGraw Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 30, 2018

Muhlenberg College Theatre & Dance

Allentown, PA

Contact: Karen Dearborn, director of dance

484.664.3335

dearborn@muhlenberg.edu

muhlenberg.edu/dance

Dexter F. & Dorothy H. Baker Scholarship in Dance (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1 dance student in each class year)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition by February

Muhlenberg Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition by February

National Ballet Academy Denver

Denver, CO

Contact: Cornell Callender

303.434.6228

cornellcallender@msn.com

nbadenver.org

National Ballet Academy Denver Tuition Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

New York, NY

Contact: Yvette Brown

212.998.5030

steinhardt.gradadmissions@nyu.edu

steinhardt.nyu.edu

21st-Century Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Susan Carol Hersh Scholarship (N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (1+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2018

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

New York, NY

Contact: Daria Kendus

212.998.1980

daria.kendus@nyu.edu

tisch.nyu.edu/dance

Full Scholarship for Graduate Students (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for graduate studies

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (2) (N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Apply through financial aid

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3) (M)

Pays for: Tuition for graduate studies

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Northwest Dance Intensive Summer Program

Olympia, WA

Contact: Jehrin Alexandria

360.489.8729

jehrin@gmail.com

northwestdanceintensive.com

Northwest Dance Intensive Tuition Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June 15

The Ohio State University, Department of Dance

Columbus, OH

Contact: Ohio State Dance

614.292.7977

dance@osu.edu

dance.osu.edu

Helen P. Alkire Scholarship/Ohio State Department of Dance (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware, OH

Contact: Beth Beach

740.368.3846

thtrdnce@owu.edu

owu.edu

Ohio Wesleyan University, Department of Theatre &
Dance (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Oklahoma City University, Dance/Entertainment

Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Ryan Barrett

405.208.5644

rlbarrett@okcu.edu

okcu.edu/dance

Oklahoma City University's Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (average 40–60)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Open Door Dance Foundation

Charlotte, NC

Contact: Jacqueline White

704.817.9281

oddancef@gmail.com

opendoorstudios.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies) (N)

Pays for: Tuition for Open Door Studios or towards college, summer intensives or other studies

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Pacific University

Forest Grove, OR

Contact: Dance

503.352.2134

dance@pacificu.edu

pacificu.edu/about-us/offices/financial-aid/undergraduate-students/scholarships/talent-awards-scholarships/dance-scholarship

Dance Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 25, 2018

Dance Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 25, 2018

Point Park University, Conservatory of Performing Arts

Pittsburgh, PA

Contact: Conservatory of Performing Arts

412.392.3451

conservatory@pointpark.edu

pointpark.edu

Academic Achievement Award (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 2, 2018

Artistic Achievement Award (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 2, 2018

Purchase College, State University of New York, Conservatory of Dance

Purchase, NY

Contact: Adriana Pera

914.251.6800

dance@purchase.edu

purchase.edu

Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Assessed for scholarships at the time of the audition

Relativity School

Los Angeles, CA

Contact: Admissions

800.762.1993

info@relativityschool.org

relativityschool.org

Innovation Scholarship

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Joe Tremaine Scholarship

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Next-Generation Scholarship

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Talent-Based Scholarship

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

Contact: Angelica Cardente-Vessella

401.456.9791

acardente1@ric.edu

ric.edu/mtd/danceprogram

Student Talent Awards (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 2018

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

Contact: Kim Vaccaro

609.896.7706

kcvaccaro@rider.edu

rider.edu

Dance Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Awarded yearly at beginning of fall semester

Mildred Hawkins Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Awarded yearly at beginning of fall semester

Saint Mary's College of California, MFA in Dance

Moraga, CA

Contact: Roberta Chavez

925.631.8183

rmc5@stmarys-ca.edu

stmarys-ca.edu/mfa-in-dance

MFA in Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

MFA in Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Saint Mary's College of California, Performing Arts Department, BA in Dance

Moraga, CA

Contact: Cathy Davalos, director of dance

925.631.4824

cdavalos@stmarys-ca.edu

stmarys-ca.edu/performing-arts/dance-program

Performing Arts Scholarship in Dance (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (7–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 29, 2017

Scottsdale Community College

Scottsdale, AZ

Contact: Angela Rosenkrans

480.423.6600

sccdance@scottsdalecc.edu

scottsdalecc.edu/dance

SCC Dance Program (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 5, 2018

Smith College

Northampton, MA

Contact: Kim Logan

413.585.3232

dance@smith.edu

smith.edu/dance/index.php

MFA Fellowship (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition stipend

Deadline: MFA Program Application

Southern Illinois University— Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL

Contact: Kristin Best

618.650.5872

kbest@siue.edu

siue.edu

Friends of Theater and Dance New Student Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX

Contact: Heather Guthrie

214.768.2718

hguthrie@smu.edu

smu.edu/meadows

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

St. Olaf College

Northfield, MN

Contact: Heather Klopchin

507.786.3070

dance@stolaf.edu

stolaf/edu/dance/scholarships

St. Olaf College Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (9)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 15, 2017

St. Olaf College Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (9)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX

Contact: Christine Bergeron

979.845.5025

cbergeron@tamu.edu

dance.tamu.edu

Texas A&M University Dance
Program (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (7–8 per year, depending on funding)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 1, 2017

The Tiffany Mogenson Memorial Fund

Eagan, MN

Contact: Stacey Chaloux

816.392.4341

dance4tiffany@gmail.com

danceliketiffanyswatching.org

Amount: $250–$500 (5–10 per
deadline) (M)

Pays for: Tuition, competition, choreography; for intensives, camps, workshops, etc.

Deadline: Twice yearly: March 31 and October 15

Towson University, Department of Dance

Towson, MD

Contact: Sidney Pink

410.598.7282

spink@towson.edu

towson.edu/dance

Dance Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (8–12 per year)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January

University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Buffalo, NY

Contact: Karen Cleary

716.645.0603

kcleary@buffalo.edu

theatredance.buffalo.edu/

Amanda C. Occhino Fund (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2–4 per year)

Pays for: Travel, competition, choreography, tuition; for professional development

Awarded in spring semester

Elizabeth P. Webb Foundation Award in Dance (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1–2 per year)

Pays for: Tuition

Awarded in spring semester

Jean Taylor Beard Endowed Fund (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2–5 per year)

Pays for: Tuition for summer dance intensive

Awarded in spring semester

Lucille and Jack Yellen Fund (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1–2 per year)

Pays for: Tuition

Awarded in spring semester

Zodiaque 40 Scholarship Fund (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1–2 per year)

Pays for: Tuition

Awarded in spring and fall semesters

University of Arizona, School of Dance

Tucson, AZ

Contact: UA Dance office

520.621.4698

dance@cfa.arizona.edu

dance.arizona.edu

Graduate Teaching Assistantships (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition; includes out-of-state tuition waivers

Deadline: Rolling

Undergraduate Dance Merit-Based Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Fall: November 1; Spring: March 1

University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, Dance Department

Cincinnati, OH

Contact: Colleen Condit

513.556.2700

ccadmis@uc.edu

ccm.uc.edu/dance

Corbett McClain (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (20+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 1, 2017

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

Contact: Melanie Meenan

208.885.2184

dance@uidaho.edu

uidaho.edu/ed/mvsc/academics/dance

Dance Performance Scholarships (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (6–12)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Priority is December 1, 2017; see website for audition dates and information

Dance Western Undergraduate Exchange (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (5–6)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Priority is December 1, 2017; see website for audition dates and information

Renewable for up to 4 years for first-year recipients with a minimum University of Idaho GPA

Western Undergraduate Exchange (N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (Unlimited for Washington & Oregon)

Pays for: Tuition

New freshmen from WA and OR with a 3.2 or higher, unweighted accredited high school GPA are automatically eligible to receive the WUE award when applying for admission. There is no separate application.

University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign, Department of Dance

Urbana, IL

Contact: Rebecca Ferrell

217.300.1193

rferrel@illinois.edu

dance.illinois.edu

Talented Student Scholarship
Award (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 1, 2017

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

Contact: Dance Department

319.335.2228

dance@uiowa.edu

dance.uiowa.edu

Iowa Center for the Arts
Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (up to 3 traditional first-year students)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018

University of Kansas, Department of Dance

Lawrence, KS

Contact: Dawn Hawkins

785.864.4264

kudance@ku.edu

dance.ku.edu

Choreographic Fellowship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2 per year)

Pays for: Travel, choreography, tuition

Deadline: September 15, 2018

Dance Department Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3–5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 23, 2018

University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, Dance Program

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Nora Jenneman

612.624.4008

jenne011@umn.edu

cla.umn.edu/theatre/undergraduate/dance

Gertrude Lippincott Scholarship in Dance (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (3–4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 2018

University of Missouri—Kansas City, Conservatory of Music and Dance

Kansas City, MO

Contact: Julie Koch

816.235.2932

cadmissions@umkc.edu

conservatory.umkc.edu

Conservatory Merit Scholarships (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 15, 2017

University of North Carolina—Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

Contact: Lakisha Rios

704.687.0225

lrios2@uncc.edu

dance.uncc.edu

Belk Performing Arts Scholarship in Dance One-time Achievement (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5 per year)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Clara McKay and Charles H. Stone Scholarship in Dance (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3 per year)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 15, 2018

University of North Carolina—Greensboro, School of Dance

Greensboro, NC

Contact: School of Dance

336.334.5570

dance@uncg.edu

dance.uncg.edu

Cheney Scholarship in Dance Choreography (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Dr. John T. and Mary Louise Lowe Burns Memorial Scholarship in Dance and Musical Theatre (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Melanie Feinstein Memorial Scholarship in Dance (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

The Phoebe Pegram Baughan–Phoebe Baughan Barr Scholarship in
Dance (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Virginia Moomaw Dance
Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

University of North Texas

Denton, TX

Contact: Department of Dance and Theatre

940.565.2211

danceandtheatre@unt.edu

danceandtheatre.unt.edu

The Joyce & C.R. Pennington Dance Education Scholarship Endowment (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition, room & board, books, school supplies

Deadline: April 6, 2018

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

Contact: Dustin Trotter

405.325.4484

dance@ou.edu

ou.edu/finearts/dance/

OU School of Dance (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (60)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018

University of South Carolina, Dance Program

Columbia, SC

Contact: Sabrina McClure

803.777.5636

mcclursm@mailbox.sc.edu

dance.sc.edu

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies) (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

The University of Tampa

Tampa, FL

Contact: Susan Taylor Lennon

813.257.3745

staylor.lennon@ut.edu

ut.edu/speechtheatredance/applieddance/

Merit-Based Scholarship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling, based on application

Performance-Based Scholarship

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling, based on audition

The University of the Arts, School of Dance

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Sara Procopio, assistant director

215.717.6000

sprocopio@uarts.edu

uarts.edu/academics/dance

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 7, 2018; audition required

University of Utah, School of Dance

Salt Lake City, UT

Contact: Glenda Staples

801.585.5527

info@dance.utah.edu

dance.utah.edu

Ballet Division (M)

Amount: $1,000–$10,000 (45)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 15, 2018

Modern Dance Division (M)

Amount: $1,000–$10,000 (35)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 15, 2018

University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

Contact: Simone Ferro

414.229.4178

sferro@uwm.edu

uwm.edu/arts/scholarships/

Ed Burgess Legacy Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 2018

Incoming Undergraduate
Student (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10–12)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Scholarships allocated through entrance auditions

Undergraduate Dance
Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (12)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 2018

University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point

Stevens Point, WI

Contact: Joan Karlen

715.346.3982

dance@uwsp.edu

uwsp.edu/theatre-dance

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3–5) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February for fall admission

Weber State University

Ogden, UT

Contact: Patty Coan

801.626.6437

pcoan@weber.edu

weber.edu/performingarts/dance.html

Dance Alumni and Friends Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition, books, dance shoes, fees

Deadline: Early applicants receive priority

Dance Tuition Waiver (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (11–22)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Early applicants receive priority

Patti O'Neal Memorial Dance Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition, books, dance shoes, fees

Deadline: Early applicants receive priority

Webster University Department of Dance

Saint Louis, MO

Contact: Aquila Rosewind

314.246.7747

dance@webster.edu

webster.edu/dance

Award for Dance Excellence (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

West Chester University, Department of Theatre and Dance

West Chester, PA

Contact: Gretchen Studlien-Webb

610.436.3463

gstudlien-webb@wcupa.edu

wcupa.edu/theatreDance

Barbara J. Lappano '67, M'73 Dance Scholarship Fund (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

West Virginia University, College of Creative Arts, School of Theatre & Dance

Morgantown, WV

Contact: James Froemel

304.293.4339

theatre@mail.wvu.edu

theatre.wvu.edu/academics/undergraduate/dance

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10 per year) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Applications are welcome fall and spring pending availability

Western Michigan University, Department of Dance

Kalamazoo, MI

Contact: Megan Slayter

269.387.5834

megan.slayter@wmich.edu

wmich.edu/dance

Cleland and Ellen Weber Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Must attend October or November audition

Dalton New Dance Major Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Must attend October or November audition

Differential Tuition Need-Based Dance Scholarship (N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 1

Differential Tuition New Dance Major Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4–6)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Must attend October or November audition

Jean Warner Labelle Endowed Dance Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Must attend October or November audition

Western Oregon University

Monmouth, OR

Contact: Sharon Oberst

503.838.8243

obersts@wou.edu

wou.edu/finaid/paying-for-college/scholarships

Carla Ann Stokes Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018

WOU Dance Laurel Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018

WOU Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Winthrop University, Department of Theatre and Dance

Rock Hill, SC

Contact: Ramona Kundl

803.323.2287

kundlr@winthrop.edu

winthrop.edu/cvpa/theatredance

Amount: $250–$500 (4) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Dance Organizations

Association of Dance Conventions & Competitions

Sarasota, FL

Contact: The ADCC

612.578.0952

info@theadcc.org

theadcc.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (15) (M)

Pays for: Tuition paid directly to the winner's college or university

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Australian Dance Council–Ausdance Inc. (Ausdance National)

Canberra, Australia

Contact: Rachael Jennings

+02.6182.0081

national@ausdance.org.au

ausdance.org.au

Ausdance Peggy van Praagh Choreographic Fellowship

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Travel, choreography and tuition for mid-career choreographers (35+ years) to support choreographic development

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Keith Bain Choreographic Travel Fellowship

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Travel, choreography and tuition for emerging choreographers (under 40 years) across any dance genre to support international travel and choreographic development

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Costume Gallery

Delanco, NJ

Contact: Customer service

800.222.8125

info@costumegallery.net

costumegallery.net

Beverly Miller Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition, travel, competition

Deadline: October 27, 2017

Dance Council of North Texas

Dallas, TX

Contact: Mair Cawston

972.864.8537

maircawston@yahoo.com

thedancecouncil.org

Buster Cooper Jazz Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition and travel for any summer program in jazz dance at least 100 miles from home studio

Deadline: February 9, 2018

Glenda Brown Choreography Project Choreographers Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for Glenda Brown Choreography Project

Deadline: February 9, 2018

Kathleen Cunningham Classical Ballet Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for any summer ballet intensive/workshop

Deadline: February 9, 2018

Margaret Rylatt Tap
Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition and travel for Chicago Human Rhythm Project

Deadline: February 9, 2018

Texas Ballet Theater (Fort Worth) Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for Texas Ballet Theater senior intensive in Fort Worth, TX

Deadline: February 9, 2018

Eurotard Dancewear

Alpharetta, GA

Contact: Mia Burdette

770.475.3045

mia@eurotard.com

eurotard.com

Eurotard Dancewear Performing Arts Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (12)

Pays for: Tuition, travel, competition, choreography; any dance-related expense

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Eurotard Dancewear Performing Arts Scholarship, Grand Prize (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition, travel, competition, choreography; any dance-related expense

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Harlequin Floors

Moorestown, NJ

Contact: Karla Johnson

800.642.6440

dance@harlequinfloors.com

harlequinfloors.com

Harlequin Scholarship Video Contest (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (4 per month)

Pays for: Tuition

Enter contest at theworlddances.com

The Lively Foundation

Mountain View, CA

Contact: Leslie Friedman

650.969.4110

livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net

livelyfoundation.org

International Dance Festival @ Silicon Valley (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (5 total of full, partial, work/study)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: 6 weeks prior to IDF@SV opening date; i.e., IDF2017 opened June 20, deadline to apply was May 6

The Lively School (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Open Door Dance Foundation

Charlotte, NC

Contact: Jacqueline White

704.817.9281

oddancef@gmail.com

opendoorstudios.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies) (N)

Pays for: Tuition for Open Door Studios or towards college, summer intensives or other studies

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Princess Grace
Foundation-USA

New York, NY

Contact: Princess Grace Foundation-USA

212.317.1470

info@pgfusa.org

pgfusa.org

Princess Grace Award (M)

Amount $10,000–$25,000 (1–6)

Pays for: Tuition

2018 applications will be available in January 2018

The Simon Family Scholarship

New York, NY

Contact: Benny Simon

646.279.6580

simonfamilyscholarship@gmail.com

simonfamilyscholarship.net

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2) (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition, class and workshop fees (3 classes per week for 6 months at Gibney Dance in New York, a workshop/intensive and professional mentorship)

Deadline: November 2017

Unity Dance

Lynchurg, VA

Contact: Shayna Crews

540.336.0346

dancinshay2@msn.com

unitydance.org/scholarships

Cicci Dance Supplies (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition; $500 scholarship for 1 dance-studio owner for business advancement studies

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Sponsored by Curtain Call (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition; to be used as a community outreach grant, designed to help start programs or fund special projects within established programs

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Sponsored by
Dance Pathways (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition; a $500 grant for the NYC Dance Deconstructed Residency/Gibney Dance, includes master classes, workshops, panel discussions, etc.

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Sponsored by UNITY (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition; $500 dance teacher scholarship for professional development/continuing education in the field

Deadline: December 31, 2017

U.S. All Star Federation

Memphis, TN

Contact: Gena Evans

888.315.9437

gevans@usasf.net

usasf.net

U.S. All Star Federation College Scholarship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition; funds are submitted to the college/university in the recipient's name

Deadline: February 1, 2018

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