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Scholarship Guide 2010


Dance Magazine Scholarship Guide 2010

 

 

If you want to dance, we can help you find the funds to do it. Even in this rough economy, there are ways to continue your training without breaking the bank, and we've made it easy to find them with our 2010 Scholarship Guide. Whether it's $100 toward a summer intensive or $10,000 toward college tuition, every bit counts. Read on for hundreds of opportunities.

 

Compiled by William Staley

 

 

All information is current as of press time and subject to change. Be sure to contact a program for up-to-date details.

 

 

Up to $100K

 

 

Ajkun Ballet Theatre Fund
New York, NY
Contact: AjkunBT Management
646-202-1852
ajkun@aol.com
www.ajkunbt.org
Scholarship Information
AjkunBT Fund
Deadline: Dec 20 2010
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: choreography, special workshops
Requirements: audition; separate grants for dance students, dance professionals, choreographers



University of Richmond—Richmond Scholars Program

Richmond, VA
Contact: Jen Hale
800-700-1662
scholarsoffice@richmond.edu
www.scholars.richmond.edu
Scholarship Information
Richmond Scholars Program—Artist Scholar Award
Deadline: Dec 1 2010
Number Awarded: up to 6 in dance, music, theater, and studio art
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: see website



University of Wisconsin—Madison Dance Dept

Madison, WI
Contact: Sally Roedl
608-262-1691
uwdance@education.wisc.edu
www.dance.wisc.edu
Scholarship Information
Multiple
Deadline: Dec/Jan
Number Awarded: 30+
Pays For: choreography, special workshops, tuition
Requirements: dance degree candidate



Youth America Grand Prix

New York, NY
Contact: Shelley King
212-590-2325
yagp.office@gmail.com
www.yagp.org
Scholarship Information
Number Awarded: 200+
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: 9–19 years old; open to all levels; can audition by video submission and compete in regional semi-finals in order to qualify for NYC finals, where the scholarships are awarded




Up to $25K





Birmingham-Southern College
Birmingham, AL
Contact: Ruth Henry
205-226-4943
rhenry@bsc.edu
www.bsc.edu/academics/
theatre-dance/dance/dance.cfm
Scholarship Information
Birmingham-Southern College
Deadline: rolling
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: admission to college; audition; advanced ballet technique



Princess Grace Foundation—USA

New York, NY
Contact: Jelena Tadic
212-317-1470
grants@pgfusa.org
www.pgfusa.org
Scholarship Information
Princess Grace Awards
Deadline: May 31 2011
Number Awarded: 2–5 annually
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: application and DVD; scholarships go to a promising student for tuition toward professional training at a non-profit school in the U.S. that has dance as a focused discipline; student must have been in the school for at least one year



University of Michigan, Department of Dance

Ann Arbor, MI
Contact: Samantha Strayer
734-763-5460
sstrayer@umich.edu
www.dance.umich.edu
Scholarship Information
Rocham Graduate School
Deadline: Jan 3 2011
Number Awarded: 1–4
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: graduate-level



Up to $10K



Adrenaline Dance, Inc
Southlake, TX
Contact: Jeremy Keeton
866-695-4144
info@adrenalinedance.com
www.adrenalinedance.com
Scholarship Information
Mr./Miss Adrenaline Scholarship
Deadline: see Requirements
Number Awarded: 2 per year
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: must be selected at regional convention for the Adrenaline Dance Crew; crew members eligible to audition for national title of Mr./Miss Adrenaline at Nationals to receive scholarship



CalArts Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance

Valencia, CA
Contact: Zari Wigfall
800-545-ARTS
zwigfall@calarts.edu
www.calarts.edu
Scholarship Information
Various Scholarships
Deadline: Jan and Feb 2011
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



Giordano Dance School
Evanston, IL
Contact: Lindsey Leduc Brenner
847-866-9442
lindseyleducbrenner@
giordanodance.org
www.giordanodancecenter.com
Scholarship Information
Amy Giordano
Pays For: choreography, special workshops, tuition
Requirements: 20 years old



Goucher College

Baltimore, MD
Contact: Sara Thomson
410-337-6390
goucherdance@goucher.edu
www.goucher.edu/dance
Scholarship Information
Rosenberg Scholarship in Music, Dance, and Visual Arts
Deadline: Feb 1 2011
Number Awarded: 4
Pays For: tuition
Fine and Performing Arts (FPAS)
Deadline: Feb 1 2011
Number Awarded: 4
Pays For: tuition



The Hartt School, University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT
Contact: Lynn Johnson
860-768-4465
harttadm@hartford.edu
www.hartford.edu/hartt
Scholarship Information
Performing Arts Scholarships
Deadline: Jan 3 2011
Number Awarded: 80 percent of applicants
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: application for full-time study; audition; interview



Mercyhurst College

Erie, PA
Contact: Dana McMillin
814-824-2202
dmcmillin@mercyhurst.edu
http://dance.mercyhurst.edu
Scholarship Information
Dance Merit
Number Awarded: 5
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: advanced to preprofessional ballet technique; freshman dance majors



Oklahoma City University, Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management
Oklahoma City, OK
Contact: Jennifer Polvado
405-208-5644
jpolvado@okcu.edu
www.okcu.edu/dance_amgt
Scholarship Information
Dance Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 26 2011
Number Awarded: 70
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: on-campus audition



Oral Roberts University
Tulsa, OK
Contact: Amy McIntosh
918-770-3395
amcintosh@oru.edu
www.oru.edu/dance
Scholarship Information
Dance Talent Award
Deadline: Mar 1 2011
Number Awarded: based on talent
Requirements: acceptance to university; acceptance to dance program by audition



St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN
Contact: Janice Roberts
507-786-3873
ole-dance@stolaf.edu
www.stolaf.edu/depts/dance
Scholarship Information
Dance Alumni Scholarship
Deadline: Oct 21 2010
Number Awarded: approximately 15
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition; awarded to incoming first-year students with exceptional dance talent



Samuel H. Scripps
BAM Scholarship Fund
Brooklyn, NY
Contact: Scholarship & Recognition Programs
609-771-7878
srp-csr@ets.org
www.bam.org/scripps
Scholarship Information
Samuel H. Scripps BAM Scholarship Fund
Deadline: Jan 28 2011
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: designed to assist current and former participants of BAM’s education programs to achieve the goal of higher education in theater or dance



SUNY, University at Buffalo, Theatre & Dance
Buffalo, NY
Contact: main office
716-645-6897
td-theatredance@buffalo.edu
www.theatredance.buffalo.edu
Scholarship Information
Perry Watkins
Deadline: Feb 1 2011
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: current dance major recommended by dance faculty



University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
Contact: Ronda Hume
785-864-4264
kudance@ku.edu
www.dance.ku.edu
Scholarship Information
University of Kansas
Deadline: Nov 1 if applying for academic scholarships, or Feb 1
Number Awarded: 2–5
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: acceptance to University of Kansas; audition; intermediate/advanced dancers with experience in ballet, jazz, modern



Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
Contact: Nina Nelson
269-387-5830
dance-info@wmich.edu
www.wmich.edu/dance
Scholarship Information
Anonymous CFA Dance Major Scholarship
Deadline: Nov 12 2010
Number Awarded: 1–3 per year
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: dance major




Up to $5K




ACBT The Performing Arts Academy home of the Atlantic City Ballet

Egg Harbor City, NJ
Contact: Phyllis Papa
609-804-1995
acbt@acbt.org
www.acbt.org
Scholarship Information
Trainee scholarship
Number Awarded: 5 summer,
10 winter
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



Adrenaline Dance, Inc

Southlake, TX
Contact: Jeremy Keeton
866-695-4144
info@adrenalinedance.com
www.adrenalinedance.com
Scholarship Information
Adrenaline Year-Long Convention Scholarship
Deadline: see Requirements
Number Awarded: approximately 15 per year
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition at any Adrenaline regional convention; scholarships awarded in all age groups
Adrenaline Dance Crew
Deadline: see Requirements
Number Awarded: approximately 300 per year
Pays For: tuition; includes $250 off Pacific Coast Dance Fest, workshop tuition at Adrenaline Nationals, and choice of one summer event
Requirements: audition at any Adrenaline Regional convention; scholarships awarded in all age groups



The Ailey School
New York, NY
Contact: JoAnne Ruggeri, director of admissions
212-405-9513
admissions@alvinailey.org
www.theaileyschool.edu
Scholarship Information
The Ailey School
Deadline: auditions held three times per year.; student must re-audition to remain on scholarship
Number Awarded: 30–50 per semester
Pays For: tuition (nominal participation fees are the responsibility of student)
Requirements: 15–21 years old; intermediate/advanced in ballet and modern



American Harlequin Corporation
Moorestown, NJ
Contact: Claire Londress
800-642-6440
dance@harlequinfloors.com
www.harlequinfloors.com
Scholarship Information
Harlequin Annual $25,000 Dance Scholarship
Deadline: Nov 1 2010
Number Awarded: 20
Pays For: competition, choreography, special workshops, tuition, travel
Requirements: 15–21 years old at application deadline; current dance student; US or Canadian citizen



BalletMet Columbus

Columbus, OH
Contact: Chris Rogers
614-229-4860 x131
crogers@balletmet.org
www.balletmet.org
Scholarship Information
Merit Scholarships
Number Awarded: 4–7
Pays For: tuition; tickets to select BalletMet Company performances
Requirements: at least 9 years old; exceptional talent, work ethic, and facility; teacher recommendation, audition, and observation by academy director and scholarship director; no financials required



The Bogliasco Foundation

New York, NY
Contact: Hope O’Reilly
212-713-7628
info@bfny.org
www.bfny.org
Scholarship Information
Jerome Robbins Bogliasco Fellowship
Deadline: Feb 1 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: travel
Requirements: see application guidelines on website



Brenau University Dance Department

Gainesville, GA
Contact: Vincas Greene
770-534-6245
vgreene@brenau.edu
www.brenau.edu
Scholarship Information
Brenau University
Deadline: rolling
Number Awarded: 10–20
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: acceptance to Brenau University; audition



Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA
Contact: Admissions Office
610-740-3780
admissions@cedarcrest.edu
www.cedarcrest.edu
Scholarship Information
Cedar Crest College
Number Awarded: 10
Pays For: tuition



Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet
Carlisle, PA
Contact: Ginger Wallace
717-245-1195
wallace@cpyb.org
www.cpyb.org
Scholarship Information
Male Dancer Scholarship
Deadline: rolling
Number Awarded: 1–4 per year
Pays For: special workshops, tuition; housing stipend and conditioning provided in addition to tuition
Requirements: male dancer; 13–18 years old; 2-year minimum study commitment; registration and audition



Chicago National Association of Dance Masters

Rockford, IL
Contact: Kathy Velasco
815-397-6052
dance@cnadm.com
www.cnadm.com
Scholarship Information
CNADM College Scholarships
Deadline: May 1 2011
Number Awarded: 1–2
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: must be enrolled in college and a student of CNADM member



CollegeNET.com

Portland, OR
Contact: management
503-973-5200
scholarship@collegenet.com
www.collegenet.com
Scholarship Information
CollegeNET.com scholarship
Deadline: weekly
Number Awarded: 1 per week
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: must be a current or future college student



Contra Costa Ballet

Walnut Creek, CA
Contact: Zola Dishong
925-925-7984
zolad@sbcglobal.net
www.contracostaballet.org
Scholarship Information
Contra Costa Ballet Foundation
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: CCB students with need and merit



Cornish College of the Arts

Seattle, WA
Sharron Starling
206-726-5017
admissions@cornish.edu
www.cornish.edu
Scholarship Information
Cornish College Dance Department
Deadline: Feb 1 2011
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



Dance Council of North Texas

Dallas, TX
Contact: Amanda Stone
214-882-8967
amandastone4@aol.com
www.thedancecouncil.org
Scholarship Information
Tom Adams Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 9 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays for: full tuition valued at over $4000, including room & board, to attend the American Dance Festival at Duke University in Durham, NC (June –July)
Requirements: see www.dance
councilscholarships.org 
Natalie Skelton Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 9 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays for: full tuition (valued at $1,750 including room/board) to the Glenda Brown Choreography Project (July 2011) at University of Missouri Kansas City
Requirements: see www.dance
councilscholarships.org



danceWEB
Vienna, Austria
Contact: Hanna Bauer
43-1-523-55-58-40
scholarship@danceWEB.eu
www.jardindeurope.eu
Scholarship Information
danceWEB Scholarship Programme 2011
Number Awarded: 66
Pays For: special workshops, tuition, individual coaching by artistic mentors, participation in the research projects of ProSeries and CoachingProject, participation in workshops of ImPulsTanz (200 seminars by 90 teachers)
Requirements: dancers and choreographers with professional ambitions from European, Eastern European, and non-European countries; preferably 22–30 years old; good knowledge of English; quality of dance background is the main criterium



Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA
Contact: Dr. Miriam Giguere
215-895-4914
danceprogram@drexel.edu
www.drexel.edu/westphal/dance
Scholarship Information
Drexel University
Deadline: rolling
Number Awarded: 10–15
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition
Drexel Dance Alumni
Deadline: Apr 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: essay



Evergreen City Ballet
Renton, WA
Contact: Brigita Sandlin
425-228-6800
info@evergreencityballet.org
www.evergreencityballet.org
Scholarship Information
Scholarship for Performance Division
Number Awarded: 2
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



The Florida Ballet Training Center

Jacksonville, FL
Contact: Tiffany Way
904-353-7518
info@floridaballet.org
www.floridaballet.org
Scholarship Information
The Florida Ballet Scholarship Fund
Deadline: Aug 30 2010
Number Awarded: approximately 20
Pays For: tuition



Franklin Pierce University

Rindge, NH
Contact: Prof. Wendy Dwyer
603-899-4292
dwyerwb@franklinpierce.edu
www.franklinpierce.edu
Scholarship Information
Alvin Dance Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 11 2011
Number Awarded: 2
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: renewable scholarship for incoming freshmen; application form; letters of recommendation; DVD with five minutes of technique and five minutes of performance
Dennsie Messier Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 11 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: awarded to a rising junior or senior for talent and leadership in dance
Spring Dance Concert Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 11 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: awarded for excellence in performance



Goucher College
Baltimore, MD
Contact: Sara Thomson
410-337-6390
goucherdance@goucher.edu
www.goucher.edu/dance
Scholarship Information
Friends of Goucher
Deadline: Feb 1 2011
Number Awarded: 8–10
Pays For: tuition



Illinois State University
Normal, IL
Contact: Sara Semonis
309-438-8021
ssemoni@ilstu.edu
www.cfa.ilstu.edu/theatre
Scholarship Information
Talent Scholarships
Deadline: Feb 28 2011
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: must audition for program in either dance performance or dance education
Merit Scholarships
Deadline: Feb 28 2011
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition for program in either dance performance or dance education



Indiana University

Bloomington, IN
Contact: Elizabeth Shea
812-855-7020
eshea@indiana.edu
www.indiana.edu/~kines/
undergraduate/dance.shtml
Scholarship Information
Freshman Talent Scholarship
Deadline: auditions Nov 12 2010 and Feb 18 2011
Number Awarded: 5
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition for entrance to the dance major



JohnC Art Ballet

Orange, CA
Contact: Catherine
714-925-9806
info@johncartballet.org
www.johncartballet.org
Scholarship Information
Trainee Scholarship—JohnC Art Ballet
Deadline: awarded year-round as needed
Number Awarded: 5
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition; 18+ years old; accepted into JohnC Art Ballet Trainee Program



Kent State University

Kent, OH
Contact: Andrea Shearer
330-672-2069
dance@kent.edu
www.dance.kent.edu
Scholarship Information
Creative Artists Awards
Deadline: rolling
Number Awarded: 3
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



Long Island University, CW Post Campus

Brookville, NY
Contact: Dr. Cara Gargano
516-299-2353
cgargano@liu.edu
www.liu.edu
Scholarship Information
Dance Program
Deadline: rolling
Number Awarded: 10
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition; interview



Marygrove College
Detroit, MI
Contact: Jordeen Ivanov-Ericson
313-927-1307
jivanov@marygrove.edu
www.marygrove.edu
Scholarship Information
Talent Scholarships
Deadline: Feb 1 2011
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



Marymount Manhattan College

New York, NY
Contact: Christina Rinaldi
212-517-0610
dance@mmm.edu
www.mmm.edu
Scholarship Information
Marymount Manhattan College
Deadline: Feb 28 2011
Number Awarded: 25–30
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



New World School of the Arts

Miami, FL
Contact: Daniel Lewis
305-237-3341
nwsainfo@mdc.edu
www.mdc.edu/nwsa
Scholarship Information
Talent Scholarships
Deadline: Dec 10 2010
Number Awarded: 20–25
Pays For: tuition



Ohio Northern University

Ada, OH
Contact: Laurie Bell
419-772-2049
l-bell@onu.edu
www.new.onu.edu/academics
Scholarship Information
Talent Award
Deadline: Feb 2011
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: acceptance to Ohio Northern; audition



The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre
Portland, OR
Contact: Tammy Sullivan
503-227-0977 x221
tammy.sullivan@obt.org
www.obt.org/school
Scholarship Information
Pre-Professional Division
Deadline: Last audition for the 2010/2011 Annual Session is in Portland on Jul 31, 2010. For 2011/2012 consideration, watch for OBT's national audition tour.
Number Awarded: 5–10
Pays For: tuition, Freed pointe shoes (number limited)
Requirements: advanced technique; live audition; completion of high school; 17+ years old
Elena Carter Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: May 1 (yearly)
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: completion of one year at SOBT; rewarded for work ethic and artistry



SUNY, The College at Brockport, Department of Dance

Brockport, NY
Contact: Pamela Callan
585-395-2153
dance@brockport.edu
www.brockport.edu/dance
Scholarship Information
Friends of Brockport Dance
Deadline: Apr 1 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



SUNY, College at Fredonia, Department of Theatre and Dance
Fredonia, NY
Contact: Vicki Gage
716-673-3596
theatre.dance@fredonia.edu
www.fredonia.edu/department/
theatredance
Scholarship Information
Maytum
Deadline: Apr 2011
Number Awarded: 2
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: incoming freshman
Trent Illig Memorial Award
Deadline: Apr 2011
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: outstanding dancer



SUNY, University at Buffalo, Theatre & Dance

Buffalo, NY
Contact: Main Office
716-645-6897
td-theatredance@buffalo.edu
www.theatredance.buffalo.edu
Scholarship Information
Performing and Creative Arts
Deadline: Jan 1 2011
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: SAT score of 1230; high school average of 90



University of Oklahoma, School of Dance

Norman, OK
Contact: Kate O'Brien
405-325-4051
dance@ou.edu
www.ou.edu/finearts/dance
Scholarship Information
Number Awarded: 50
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY
Contact: Jack Chapman
307-766-6122
jchapman@uwyo.edu
www.uwyo.edu/th&d
Scholarship Information
Department of Theatre and Dance
Deadline: Feb 1 2011
Number Awarded: 14
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



Valentina Kozlova's DCNY

New York, NY
Contact: administration
212-245-0500
admin@vkdcny.com
www.vkdcny.com
Scholarship Information
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: special workshops, tuition
Requirements: audition; merit



Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
Contact: Mary-Jean Cowell
314-935-5858
pad@artsci.wustl.edu
padarts.wustl.edu
Scholarship Information
Worseck Dance Scholarship
Deadline: submit at same time as application to WU
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: major or double-major in dance; must demonstrate dance experience and potential for meeting academic demands at WU



Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
Contact: Nina Nelson
269-387-5830
dance-info@wmich.edu
www.wmich.edu/dance
Scholarship Information
Partners in Dance Scholarship for Dance Majors
Deadline: Nov 12 2010
Number Awarded: 4–6 per year
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: dance majors with financial need and artistic and intellectual promise
Partners in Dance “Stars” Scholarship for Dance Majors
Deadline: Nov 12 2010
Number Awarded: 4–6 per year
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: dance majors
Dalton New Outstanding Dance Major Scholarship
Deadline: Nov 12 2010
Number Awarded: 1–5 per year
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: new and current dance majors who are outstanding in their dance participation at WMU



Wittenberg University Dept. of Theatre and Dance

Springfield, OH
Contact: Corwin Georges
937-327-7465
cgeorges@wittenberg.edu
www.wittenberg.edu/admission/
financials/scholarships.html
Scholarship Information
Corwin Georges
Requirements: acceptance to university; audition; resumé; photo; letter of interest




Up to $1K



92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center
New York, NY
Contact: Kathryn Wilkening
212-415-5553
dance@92Y.org
www.92Y.org/scholarships
Scholarship Information
Recanati-Kaplan Scholarships for Excellence in the Arts
Deadline: Jun 14 2011
Number Awarded: 12–14
Pays For: special workshops, tuition, two group field trips
Requirements: 8–18 years old; application; audition



Antioch University New England
Keene, NH
Contact: Jennifer Fritz
603-283-2127
admissions@antiochne.edu
www.antiochne.edu
Scholarship Information
Howard M. and Sondra D. Bender Scholarship for Dance/Movement Therapy
Deadline: fall
Number Awarded: 1–2
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: enrolled/returning students



Ballet Academy East
New York, NY
Contact: Nancy Sebouhian
212-410-9140
info@baenyc.com
www.baenyc.com
Scholarship Information
Ballet Academy East
Number Awarded: approximately 15
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: financial need



Ballet Fantastique
Eugene, OR
Contact: Hannah Bontrager
541-342-4611
balletfantastique@gmail.com
www.balletfantastique.org/
index.html
Scholarship Information
Ballet Fantastique Scholarship Fund
Deadline: rolling
Number Awarded: 3–5
Pays For: special workshops, tuition
Requirements: need and merit



BalletMet Columbus

Columbus, OH
Contact: Chris Rogers
614-229-4860 x131
crogers@balletmet.org
www.balletmet.org
Scholarship Information
Discover Dance Scholarships
Number Awarded: 5–20
Pays For: tuition, select tickets to BalletMet performances
Requirements: at least 9 years old; must exhibit capability of coordination, glimmer of talent, work ethic, and facility in audition; parents must present financials to establish level of award



Ballet Nouveau Colorado

Broomfield, CO
Contact: Julia Wilkinson Manley
303-466-5685
info@bncdance.com
www.schoolofbnc.com
Scholarship Information
Tuition Assistance
Deadline: rolling
Number Awarded: limited
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition; talent



Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

Carlisle, PA
Contact: Ginger Wallace
717-245-1195
wallace@cpyb.org
www.cpyb.org
Scholarship Information
Work/Study Program
Deadline: Sep 1 2010
Number Awarded: 25+ per academic year
Pays For: full and partial tuition
Requirements: based on financial need; complete registration and tax documentation required



Chicago Human Rhythm Project
Chicago, IL
Contact: managing director
773-281-1825
info@chicagotap.org
www.chicagotap.org
Scholarship Information
Leo Harris Tap Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 6 2011
Number Awarded: 15
Pays For: special workshops, tuition
Requirements: 18 years old or younger



Dance Council of North Texas
Dallas, TX
Contact: Amanda Stone
214-882-8967
amandastone4@aol.com
www.thedancecouncil.org
Scholarship Information
Buster Cooper Jazz Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 9 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: $800 to study jazz dance at a summer program; preference given to lyrical, musical theater, or jazz dancers
Requirements: see www.
dancecouncilscholarships.org
Charles Andrew Kulp Scholarship
Deadline: February 9 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: $1,000 to further the study of modern dance technique & choreography
Requirements: graduating high school senior who will major in dance at a college of the level of Julliard or study at a summer program such as Juilliard, Alvin Ailey, Bates; see www.dance
councilscholarships.org 
Gloria Ziaks & Caryn Halperin Ballet Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 9 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: $1,000 to a ballet dancer to attend any summer dance workshop/intensive
Requirements: see www.dance
councilscholarships.org 



Gotta Dance Atlanta

Atlanta, GA
Contact: Tim Meyers
404-352-0420
tim@got2dance.net
www.got2dance.net
Scholarship Information
Gotta Dance Atlanta
Deadline: Apr 1 and Oct 1
Number Awarded: 1 every six months
Pays For: tuition



Hillsborough Community College

Tampa, FL
Contact: Christina Acosta
813-253-7623
cacosta@hccfl.edu
www.hccfl.edu
Scholarship Information
HCC Dance Program
Deadline: Aug 10 2010
Number Awarded: 10–15
Pays For: special workshops, tuition
Requirements: audition



Indian River State College
Ft. Pierce, FL
Contact: Molly Magee
772-462-7692
mmagee@irsc.edu
www.irsc.edu
Scholarship Information
Fine Arts Scholarship
Deadline: by appointment
Number Awarded: 15
Pays For: tuition



Lamar University
Beaumont, TX
Contact: Dr. Judith Sebesta
409-880-8037
judy.sebesta@lamar.edu
www.dept.lamar.edu/cofac/
depttheatre
Scholarship Information
Miss Mary Alice Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Dance
Deadline: Apr 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition



Princeton Dance and Theater Studio

Princeton, NJ
Contact: Cyndi Chervenyak
609-514-1600
info@princetondance.com
www.princetondance.com
Scholarship Information
Elica Suzuki Scholarship Fund
Pays For: tuition
SUNY, University at Buffalo, Theatre & Dance
Buffalo, NY
Contact: main office
716-645-6897
td-theatredance@buffalo.edu
www.theatredance.buffalo.edu
Scholarship Information
Amanda Occhino Award
Deadline: Jan 1 2011
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: professional
development
Requirements: current dance major recommended by dance faculty
Stanley Dampier Travis Memorial Fund
Deadline: Jan 1 2011
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: current major; application and approval of
committee



University of Idaho

Moscow, ID
Contact: Greg Halloran
208-885-2184
halloran@uidaho.edu
www.dance.uidaho.edu
Scholarship Information
Activity Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 15 2011
Number Awarded: 5
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: sophomores and above
Cohen Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 15 2011
Number Awarded: 3
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: financial need
Marshall Arts Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 15 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: Idaho resident



University of Utah, Department of Ballet

Salt Lake City, UT
Contact: Glenda Holt
801-581-8231
info@ballet.utah.edu
www.ballet.utah.edu
Scholarship Information
Department of Ballet
Deadline: Mid-Feb of each year
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
Contact: Nina Nelson
269-387-5830
dance-info@wmich.edu
www.wmich.edu/dance
Scholarship Information
Dalton Exceptional/New Dance Major Scholarship
Deadline: Nov 12 2010
Number Awarded: 5–7 per year
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: dance majors; enrolled at WMU for at least two semesters; junior or senior status at beginning of scholarship; WMU GPA of 3.0; dance GPA of 3.5; achievement in choreography, performance, leadership and/or service at WMU; professional commitment




Up to $500




92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center
New York, NY
Contact: Kathryn Wilkening
212-415-5553
dance@92Y.org
www.92Y.org/scholarships
Scholarship Information
Harkness Ballet Scholarship
Deadline: Jun 14 2011
Number Awarded: 5–6
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: 8–18 years old; audition; application



Adrenaline Dance, Inc

Southlake, TX
Contact: Jeremy Keeton
866-695-4144
info@adrenalinedance.com
www.adrenalinedance.com
Scholarship Information
Adrenaline Summer Event Scholarship
Deadline: see Requirements
Number Awarded: approximately 100 per year
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition at any Adrenaline Regional convention; scholarships awarded in all age groups



Ballet Conservatory
Niceville, FL
Contact: Noreen Poppell
850-897-2933
balletnp@cox.net
www.floridaballetconservatory.com
Scholarship Information
Deadline: Aug 3 2010
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: special workshops, tuition
Requirements: 12+ years old, audition class



BalletMet Columbus
Columbus, OH
Contact: Chris Rogers
614-229-4860 x131
crogers@balletmet.org
www.balletmet.org
Scholarship Information
Dare to Be Moved Scholarships
Number Awarded: 10–40
Pays For: tuition; tickets to select BalletMet performances
Requirements: at least 9 years old; above-average talent and work ethic; teacher recommendation, audition, and observation by academy director and/or scholarship director; parents must present financials to establish level of award
Summer Intensive Scholarships
Deadline: scholarships decided throughout National Audition Tour and awarded with notification of acceptance into the program; response to invitation by deadline given with acceptance is necessary to receive award; student must be attending full program
Number Awarded: varies; based on number of students auditioning
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: 12–20 years old; above-average or exceptional talent, work ethic, and/or facility; scholarships are recommended from the National Audition Tour auditions or DVD/video auditions



Baltimore Ballet
Cockeysville, MD
Contact: Elysabeth Catbas
410-667-7974
directors@baltimore
ballet.com
www.baltimoreballet.com
Scholarship Information
Baltimore Ballet
Deadline: Aug 20 2010
Number Awarded: 2–3
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: serious, outstanding preprofessional students who otherwise cannot afford to pay full tuition



Dancewave
Brooklyn, NY
Contact: Veronica Carnero
718-522-4696
veronica@dancewave.org
www.dancewave.org
Scholarship Information
Dancewave Scholarship
Deadline: Sep 20 2010
Number Awarded: varies
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: 10+ years old



Destin School of Music and Dance

Destin, FL
Contact: Noreen Poppell
850-837-1133
balletnp@cox.net
www.floridaballet
conservatory.com
Scholarship Information
Deadline: Aug 3 2010
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: special workshops, tuition
Requirements: 9+ years old; audition class



Kilgore College
Kilgore, TX
Contact: Cathy Beckman
903-983-8633
cbeckman@kilgore.edu
www.kilgore.edu
Scholarship Information
Dance Scholarship
Deadline: renewed each semester
Number Awarded: 6
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: full-time dance major



Lamar University
Beaumont, TX
Contact: Dr. Judith Sebesta
409-880-8037
judy.sebesta@lamar.edu
www.dept.lamar.edu/cofac/
depttheatre
Scholarship Information
Benny Jo Bates Endowed Scholarship in Dance
Deadline: April
Number Awarded: 2
Pays For: tuition
McFadden Ward Endowed Scholarship in Dance
Deadline: April
Number Awarded: 2
Pays For: tuition



Leading Universal Division of Teaching—Dance & Theatre

City Island, NY
Contact: Silvia Vezzali
00-39-03-76-39-6824
otherlanguages@ludt.org
www.ludt.org
Scholarship Information
“Dance in Italy!” International Festival, Jun–Jul 2011
Deadline: Dec 31 2010
Number Awarded: 15
Pays For: special workshops
Requirements: 6–25 years old; audition of classic, modern, contemporary ballet; no specific experience is needed but a good artistic and academic background
DanzaEuropa International Competition
Deadline: Oct 29 2010
Number Awarded: 45
Pays For: competition, special workshops



Marblehead School of Ballet

Marblehead, MA
Contact: Paula K. Shiff
781-631-6262
msb@havetodance.com
www.havetodance.com/marblehead
Scholarship Information
North Shore Civic Ballet
Deadline: rolling
Number Awarded: 5
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: 11–18 years old; pre-professional students; audition by appointment



Mercyhurst Summer Dance Experience

Erie, PA
Contact: Kelly Stolar
814-824-2256
kstolar@mercyhurst.edu
www.mercyhurst.edu/
summer-dance-program
Scholarship Information
Dance Merit
Deadline: May 15 2011
Number Awarded: 3 men, 3 women
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: high school seniors for fall 2011; advanced to preprofessional ballet dancers



Nashville Ballet

Nashville, TN
Contact: Kathleen Spinazzola
615-297-2966 x20
kspinazzola@nashville
ballet.com
www.nashvilleballet.com
Scholarship Information
School of Nashville Ballet
Deadline: Jun 2011
Number Awarded: based on merit
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: admission to School of Nashville Ballet Summer Intensive by audition only; school welcomes applicants of all races and national or ethnic backgrounds who have turned 12 years old and will be no older than 21 on May 1, 2011



Scottsdale Community College
Scottsdale, AZ
Contact: Angela Rosenkrans
480-423-6600
a.rosenkrans@sccmail.
maricopa.edu
www.scottsdalecc.edu/dance
Scholarship Information
New Student Scholarship
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition



Sierra Nevada Ballet

Genoa/Reno, NV
Contact: Rosine Bena
775-783-3223
info@sierranevadaballet.com
www.sierranevadaballet.com
Scholarship Information
Sierra Nevada Ballet
Number Awarded: 2
Pays For: choreography, special workshops, tuition
Requirements: 13–19 years old



SUNY, University at Buffalo, Theatre & Dance

Buffalo, NY
Contact: main office
716-645-6897
td-theatredance@buffalo.edu
www.theatredance.buffalo.edu
Scholarship Information
Jean Taylor Beard
Deadline: May 1 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: professional development
Requirements: graduating dance major with minimum GPA of 3.3

 


University of Michigan, Department of Dance

Ann Arbor, MI
Contact: Samantha Strayer
734-763-5460
sstrayer@umich.edu
www.dance.umich.edu
Scholarship Information
Friends of Dance
Deadline: Dec 1 2010
Number Awarded: 5–15
Pays For: special workshops, tuition, travel
Requirements: minimum GPA of 3.2; UM dance major

 


Winthrop University, Department of Theatre and Danc
e
Rock Hill, SC
Contact: Andrew Vorder Bruegge
803-323-2287
theaterdance@winthrop.edu
www2.winthrop.edu/vpa/
theatre_&_dance
Scholarship Information
Dean's Meritorious Scholarship
Deadline: Dec 31 2010
Number Awarded: 5–10
Pays For: tuition; additional grant for out-of-state students—up to $10,000
Requirements: audition

 


Rose Family/Concepts in Motivation Dance Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 23 2010
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition; additional grant for out-of-state students—up to $10,000
Requirements: audition

 


Less than $250

 

 

Adrenaline Dance, Inc
Southlake, TX
Contact: Jeremy Keeton
866-695-4144
info@adrenalinedance.com
www.adrenalinedance.com
Scholarship Information
Adrenaline Convention Scholarship
Deadline: see Requirements
Number Awarded: approximately 100 per year
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: audition at any Adrenaline Regional convention; scholarships awarded in all age groups

 


American Tap Dance Foundation

New York, NY
Contact: Hjordis Linn-Blanford
646-230-9564
info@atdf.org
www.atdf.org
Scholarship Information
Gregory Hines Youth Scholarship
Deadline: rolling, depending on program (year-round classes, special workshops, Tap City Festival)
Number Awarded: depends on annual funding
Pays For: special workshops, tuition
Requirements: age 19 or younger; application

 


Chicago National Association of Dance Masters

Rockford, IL
Contact: Kathy Velasco
815-397-6052
dance@cnadm.com
www.cnadm.com
Scholarship Information
CNADM Dance Workshop Scholarships
Deadline: Apr 1 2011
Number Awarded: 26
Pays For: special workshops
Requirements: must be student of CNADM member

 


Dancers Inc Nationwide
Contact: Dan Barris
732-685-8182
office@dancers-inc.com
www.dancers-inc.com
Scholarship Information
Envision Environmental Inc
Deadline: Jun 2011
Number Awarded: approximately 100 per season
Pays For: special workshops, tuition

 


SUNY, College at Fredonia, Department of Theatre and Dance

Fredonia, NY
Contact: Vicki Gage
716-673-3596
theatre.dance@fredonia.edu
www.fredonia.edu/department/theatredance
Scholarship Information
1929 Graduate Fund for Excellence in Dance
Deadline: Apr 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: ballet student Carol Prevet Dance Award
Deadline: Apr 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: Dance Club board member
Myers BFA Dance Award
Deadline: Apr 2011
Number Awarded: 1
Pays For: tuition
Requirements: incoming freshman

 


JohnC Art Ballet
Orange, CA
Contact: Catherine
714-925-9806
info@johncartballet.org
www.johncartballet.org
Scholarship Information
Tuition Scholarship—JohnC Art Ballet School
Deadline: none; awarded year-round as needed
Number Awarded: 5
Pays For: tuition, Summer Program
Requirements: interview and application; 10+ years old; can be used for Summer Intensive

 


Santa Clara Ballet
Santa Clara, CA
Contact: Josefa Reyes-Villanueva
408-247-9178
santaclara.ballet@
sbcglobal.net
www.santaclaraballet.org
Scholarship Information
Deadline: Sep 2010–Aug 2011
Number Awarded: 1–4
Requirements: 12+ years old; at least 4 years of basic ballet training

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