Scholarship Guide 2010

December 21, 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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]-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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

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