2016 Scholarship Guide

Compiled by Caitlin Dutton and Lauren Renck

No matter where you are in your training or what your dance goals are, chances are there’s a scholarship out there for you. Search this guide for thousands of merit- and need-based awards from studios, schools and companies; competitions/conventions; higher education institutions; and foundations and other dance organizations throughout the country. See websites for additional opportunities and details about applying.

M=merit-based award

N=need-based award

Studios, Schools & Companies

Acrobatic Arts

Calgary, AB

Canada

Contact: Mandy Yip

403.999.4748

admin@acrobaticarts.com

acrobaticarts.com

Dale White M2 Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Maureen Johnson M1 Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Ad Deum Dance Company

Houston, TX

Contact: Randall Flinn

713.626.5050

addeumdance@gmail.com

danceaddeum.com

Amount: $250–$500 (M)

Pays for: Tuition for dance intensive

The Ailey School

New York, NY

Contact: JoAnne Ruggeri

212.405.9513

admissions@alvinailey.org

theaileyschool.edu

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (25–40 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July

Ajkun Ballet Theatre

New York, NY

646.368.9800

artisticstaff@ajkunbt.org

ajkunbt.org

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

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: October 1, 2016

University of Dance (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition for summer intensive in Italy

Deadline: December 20, 2016

AjkunBT Fund (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition for international exchange

Deadline: December 20, 2016

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (20)

Pays for: Tuition for ballet intensive

Deadline: December 20, 2016

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (M) (10)

Pays for: Company traineeship, tuition

Deadline: December 20, 2016

Alonzo King LINES Ballet Summer Program

San Francisco, CA

Contact: Jackie Goneconti

415.863.3040

summer-program@linesballet.org

linesballet.org

Alonzo King Lines Ballet Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $800–$2,000 (30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 2017

American Dance Festival

Durham, NC

Contact: Nicolle Greenhood

919.684.6402

school@americandancefestival.org

americandancefestival.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (200)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2017

American Dance Training Camps

Lake Forest, IL; Lawrenceville, NJ; Stratton, VT

americandancetrainingcamp.com

Contact: Shannon Fouts

866.383.2382

info@danceadtc.com

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (limited to funds available)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June; must be submitted at least 1 week prior to camp

American Repertory Ballet

New Brunswick, NJ

Contact: Neil J. Burns

732.249.1254

nburns@arballet.org

arballet.org

Amount: $200–$5,000 (M/N) (approx. 60)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Art Universe

Ameglia, Italy

Contact: Gregory Volk

+44.20.32.86.18.36

artuniverseagency@gmail.com

www.artuniverse.org/grants

International Residency for Performers in Tuscany, Italy (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Accommodation & meals

Deadline: May

Atlanta Academy of Ballet and Dance

Kennesaw, GA

Contact: Susan Beebe

678.224.8931

aabd.susan@gmail.com

aabdstudios.com

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Backhausdance

Orange, CA

Contact: Tawny Chapman

714.497.3137

info@backhausdance.org

backhausdance.org

Backhausdance Summer Intensive (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (50–75)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Ballet Academy East

New York, NY

Contact: Nancy Sebouhian

212.410.9140

info@baenyc.com

balletacademyeast.com

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M/N) (12)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

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

Deadline: 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 (M/N) (20–50 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Ballet Chicago

Chicago, IL

Contact: Danny Valente

312.251.8838

dvalente@balletchicago.org

balletchicago.org

Dowd Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

The Male Scholarship Program (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Ballet des Amériques

Port Chester, NY

Contact: Shirley Rodriguez

646.753.0457

admin@balletdesameriques.com

balletdesameriques.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (N) (3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 15, 2016

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 15, 2016

Ballet Idaho

Boise, ID

Contact: Emily Wallace

208.343.0556

ewallace@balletidaho.org

balletidaho.org

Ballet Idaho Academy (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (30)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Ballet Inc.

New York, NY

Contact: Allison Emmerich

610.597.0839

balletinc89@gmail.com

ballet-inc.org

The Series: Vol. I (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, tuition

Deadline: July

Ballet Long Island

Ronkonkoma, NY

Contact: Debra Punzi

631.737.1964

balletlongisland@aol.com

theballetcenter.org

The Ballet Center (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (150)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 21, 2016

Ballet Nouveau

Baltimore, MD

Contact: Kristen S. Stevenson

443.552.5180

info@balletnouveau.org

balletnouveau.org

The Berry Fund (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June 15, 2017

Lisa Marie Jones Memorial Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Conservatory uniform, tuition

Deadline: September 1, 2016

Ballet Philippines Foundation, Inc.

Manila, Philippines

Contact: Rubylee Valente-Gomez

632.832.3689

info@ballet.ph

ballet.ph

Noordin Jumalon Scholarship Program (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (50)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January, April, June & October

Ballet Theatre of Maryland

Annapolis, MD

Contact: Dianna Cuatto

410.224.5644

dckessler@comcast.net

balletmaryland.org

Apprentice (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (all incoming apprentices)

Pays for: A little over 2/3 first-year tuition costs & all costs for second or third year

Deadline: April 10, 2017

Trainee (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (all trainees)

Pays for: Tuition for approximately 50 percent annual training costs

Deadline: April 10, 2017

Ballethnic Dance Company, Inc.

East Point, GA

Contact: Chantal Bartley

404.762.1416

chantalb@ballethnic.org

ballethnic.org

The Danseur Development Project (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Bates Dance Festival

Lewiston, ME

207.786.6381

dancefest@bates.edu

batesdancefestival.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (30–40)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 22, 2017

Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Summer Intensive

Middlebury, CT

Contact: Alana Vogel

212.687.6118 x207

avogel@russianamericanfoundation.org

bolshoiballetacademy.com

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Summer Intensive

New York, NY

Contact: Maria Kaushansky

212.687.6118 x201

mkaushansky@russianamericanfoundation.org

bolshoiballetacademy.com & russianamericanfoundation.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M)

Pays for: Travel, tuition for Russian language study & cultural program

Deadline: March

Bossov Ballet Theatre at Maine Central Institute

Pittsfield, ME

Contact: Clint Williams

207.487.2282

bossovballet@mci-school.org

mci-school.org/ballet

Summer Intensive Male Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2)

Pays for: Room & board, tuition for summer intensive program

Deadline: February 15

Summer Intensive Scholarship Program (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Room & board, tuition for summer intensive program

Deadline: February 15

Year-Round Scholarship for Boarding Students (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (5)

Pays for: Room & board, tuition for high school & ballet program

Deadline: Rolling

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

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (1)

Pays for: Room & board, tuition for high school & ballet program

Deadline: Rolling

Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop

Boulder, CO

Contact: Daniel Morimoto

303.449.0399

info@bjdw.net

boulderjazzdanceworkshop.com

Work Study Scholarship (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (30+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Early application recommended

BridgesLA

Los Angeles, CA

Contact: Deborah Brockus

562.412.7429

brockus@earthlink.net

bridgesla.org

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Brighton Ballet Theater Co., Inc.

Brooklyn, NY

Contact: Irina Roizin

718.769.9161

info@brightonballet.org

brightonballet.org

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker Preparation Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (2)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition

Deadline: October 1, 2016, & rolling

Boys Dance & Fitness Program (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (12)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition for summer program and/or full academic year

Deadline: Rolling

Pre-professional Program (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (24)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition for summer program and/or full academic year

Deadline: Rolling

Summer Intensive Scholarship Program (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (12)

Pays for: Choreography, partial tuition for summer program

Deadline: June 1, 2017

Tuition-Free Scholarship for Advanced Program (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition for summer program and/or full academic year

Deadline: Rolling

Burklyn Ballet Theatre

Johnson, VT

Contact: Joanne Whitehill

877.287.5596

burklyn@gmail.com

burklynballet.com

Alexander Bennett (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1

Burklyn Ballet (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Sophie Kurek (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1

Burklyn Ballet (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Burklyn Ballet Mentor (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (20)

Pays for: Tuition

Alternate: Rolling

California Ballet School

San Diego, CA

Contact: Chard Gonzalez

858.560.5676

cgonzalez@californiaballet.org

californiaballetschool.org

Summer Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Tuition Assistance Grant (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Caroline Calouche & Co.

Charlotte, NC

Contact: Caroline Calouche

704.844.0449

classes@carolinecalouche.org

carolinecalouche.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (6)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 31 & November 31, 2016, April 30, 2017

Cary Ballet Conservatory

Cary, NC

Contact: Suzanne Laliberté Thomas

919.481.6509

director@caryballet.com

caryballet.com

Cary Ballet Company Scholarship Funds (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (up to 8)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September–May performance season

Talented Young Dancers, Full or Partial Tuition—Conservatory Student or Studio Training Program (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (up to 8)

Pays for: Tuition for young dancers highly committed to ballet

Deadline: School year, with exceptions

Talented Dancer, Half-Tuition—Professional Training Program (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (up to 4)

Pays for: Tuition for dancers seeking a professional ballet career

Deadline: School year, with exceptions

Talented Dancer, Full Tuition—Professional Training Program (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (up to 3)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, tuition for dancers seeking a professional ballet career

Deadline: School year, with exceptions

Talented Male Dancer, Full Tuition/Housing—Professional Training Program (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (up to 2)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, housing, tuition for male dancers seeking a professional ballet career

Deadline: School year, with exceptions

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

Carlisle, PA

Contact: Alecia Good-Boresow

717.245.1190

info@cpyb.org

cpyb.org

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

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Academic-Year Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 15, 2016

2-Year Male Scholarship Program (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition & monthly housing stipend for 22 months

Deadline: June 8 (ages 14–16) & July 29 (ages 17–19)

Charlottesville Ballet

Charlottesville, VA

Contact: Sara Clayborne

434.973.2555

sclayborne@charlottesvilleballet.org

charlottesvilleballet.org

Charlottesville Ballet Academy’s Chance To Dance Lifetime Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (20 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Charlottesville Ballet Trainee Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Christian Youth Theater New York City

New York, NY

Contact: Johnna Yates

646.490.0654 x2

info@cytnyc.org

cytnyc.org

Amount: Less than $250 (N) (varies)

Pays for: Half-tuition, with work-study

Deadline: 2 weeks before session starts

Classical Ballet Theatre

Herndon, VA

Contact: Cynthia Donavin

703.471.0750

cbtoffice91@gmail.com

cbtnva.org

Marjorie Mussman Memorial Scholarship Fund (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Young Men’s Scholarship Fund (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Colorado Ballet Academy

Denver, CO

Contact: Valerie Madonia

303.339.1624

valerie.madonia@coloradoballet.org

coloradoballet.org/academy

Pre-Professional Division (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August

Dance Conservatory of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Contact: Danielle Pavlik

412.344.3900

dcp@dcpdance.com

dcpdance.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (up to 4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Dance Master Class

Urbania, Italy

Contact: Angela DeMello

+44.20.81.44.98.50

ademello@dancemasterclass.com

dancemasterclass.com

Dance Master Class Italy (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Dance Master Class Spain (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

DanceAbility International

Eugene, OR

Contact: Kathryn Gaines

541.357.4982

info@danceability.com

danceability.com

DanceAbility Teacher Trainings (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Dancewave, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY

Contact: Kristen Majoros

718.522.4696

kristen@dancewave.org

dancewave.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (N) (25)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 2016

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater

Chicago, IL

Contact: Jorge Perez

773.442.5930

info@ensembleespanol.org

ensembleespanol.org

Brommel-Chan-Laird (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Books, college tuition, fees

Deadline: May 30, 2017

Brommel-Komaiko-Perez (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Books, college tuition, fees

Deadline: May 30, 2017

Brommel-Perez (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Books, college tuition, fees

Deadline: May 30, 2017

Festival Ballet Providence

Providence, RI

Contact: Mary Ann Mayer

401.353.1129

info@festivalballetprovidence.org

festivalballetprovidence.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (10–12)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 31, 2016

Festival Ballet Providence—Summer Dance Intensive (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (8–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2017

The Florida Ballet

Jacksonville, FL

Contact: Martha Lemire

904.353.7518

info@floridaballet.org

floridaballet.org

Laurie P. Byrd Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Galmont Ballet

Rockledge, FL

Contact: Lucia Montero

321.543.4403

info@galmontballet.com

galmontballet.com

Frank G. Galvez Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3)

Pays for: Tuition for male dancers only

Deadline: July

Garth Fagan Dance

Rochester, NY

Contact: Tina

585.454.3260

tina@garthfagandance.org

garthfagandance.org

Garth Fagan Dance School—Fall, Winter, Spring Semesters (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June 29

Garth Fagan Dance School—2017 Summer Movement Institute (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 7, 2017

Goh Ballet Academy Canada

Vancouver, BC

Canada

604.872.4014

reception@gohballet.com

gohballet.com

Goh Ballet (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$10,000 (10–20)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition

Deadline: December & April

Greater York Dance

York, PA

Contact: Lori Pergament

717.755.6683

customerservice@gydance.org

danceyour.life

Dance It Forward

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 2016

Gus Giordano Dance

Chicago, IL

Contact: Caitlin Hargett

773.275.5230

school@gusgiordanodance.com

gusgiordanodance.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (20–25)

Pays for: Tuition for 1 month of classes & rehearsals

Deadline: February 28, 2017

The HARID Conservatory

Boca Raton, FL

Contact: Janet Trivino

561.997.2677

info@harid.edu

harid.edu

Steven Caras Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition for HARID’s summer school

Deadline: February 15; summer-school recruiting

Marcelo Gomes Scholarship for Male Dancers (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (1)

Pays for: Room & board for academic year after full scholarship to summer school

Deadline: February 15

HARID Academic-Year Tuition Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (up to 25 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for all students admitted to HARID’s academic year

Deadline: Awarded at end of HARID’s summer school

Hartford City Ballet

Hartford, CT

Contact: Keiko Nakamura

860.233.8552

edu@hartfordcityballet.org

hartfordcityballet.org

School of Hartford City Ballet Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (8)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Chicago, IL

Contact: Krista Ellensohn

312.850.9744

intensive4@hubbardstreetdance.com

hubbardstreetdance.com

Hubbard Street Summer Intensive, Level III (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January/February

Hubbard Street Summer Intensive, Level IV (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January/February

Inaside Chicago Dance

Chicago, IL

773.296.4909

info@inaside.org

inaside.org

Partial Summer Intensive

Amount: Less than $250 (300)

Pays for: Tuition for dance instruction workshop

Deadline: August 7, 2016; auditions at end of Inaside summer intensive

Full Scholarship for Summer Intensive 2017

Amount: $250–$500 (100)

Pays for: Tuition for dance instruction workshop

Deadline: August 7, 2016; auditions at end of Inaside summer intensive

International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley

Mountain View, CA

Contact: Leslie Friedman

650.969.4110

livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net

livelyfoundation.org

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition pays artist/teacher’s free home-stay in IDF@SV neighborhood

Deadline: June 1 annually; extension by request

J5 Center of Contemporary Arts

Saint Charles, MO

Contact: Juliuna Garwood

636.443.3406

j5cca@yahoo.com

j5cca.com

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (3)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition

Deadline: May 1, 2017; summer, fall & spring

Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet

Chicago, IL

312.784.4600

reception@joffrey.org

joffrey.org/academy

Joffrey Academy of Dance (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Varies by program

Long Lake Camp for the Arts

Long Lake, NY

Contact: Geoff Burnett

914.693.7111

marc@longlakecamp.com

longlakecamp.com/dance-camp

Long Lake Camp, 3rd Session Dance Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10)

Pays for: Partial tuition for 3rd 3-week session

Deadline: Open until all have been awarded; call for details

The Louisville Ballet School

Louisville, KY

502.583.3150

school@louisvilleballet.org

louisvilleballet.org/danceschool

Work-Study Program (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (approx. 15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 13, 2016

Fellowship Program (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (approx. 15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 13, 2016

Manhattan Youth Ballet

New York, NY

Contact: Erin Fogarty

212.787.1178

mybnetwork@manhattanmovement.com

manhattanyouthballet.org

Benny Caiola Men of Merit Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (25)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition

Rose Caiola Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (50)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 12, 2016

Marblehead School of Ballet

Marblehead, MA

Contact: Paula K. Shiff

781.631.6262

msb@havetodance.com

havetodance.com/marblehead

Ruth N. Shiff Memorial Fund (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (6)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Martha Graham School

New York, NY

Contact: Brigid Pierce

212.229.9200

info@marthagraham.org

marthagraham.org

Graham 2 Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (12–14)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Graham School Work-for-Study (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (8–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Metropolitan Ballet Academy & Company

Jenkintown, PA

Contact: Lisa Collins Vidnovic

215.663.1665

collinsvidnovic@verizon.net

metropolitanballetcompany.org

MBA Scholarship Awards (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition by written request

MBA Boys’ Scholarship Program (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (60)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition by appointment; annual open audition in June

MBA Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Awarded annually by faculty

Miami City Ballet School

Miami Beach, FL

Contact: Christina Soto

305.929.7007

school@miamicityballet.org

miamicityballet.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (varies by program)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Mystic Ballet Inc.

Stonington, CT

Contact: Desiree Subotic

860.536.3671

info@mysticballet.org

mysticballet.org

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M/N) (12+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Per season

Neglia Conservatory of Ballet

Buffalo, NY

Contact: Kimberly Nicosia

716.447.0401

info@negliaballet.org

negliaballet.org

Jose Neglia Scholarship (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Jose Neglia Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Jose Neglia Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2016

The New Ballet School

San Jose, CA

408.352.5616

school@newballetschool.org

newballetschool.org

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Dependent on program

Next Generation Ballet

Tampa, FL

Contact: Claire Florio

813.222.1263

danceprogram@strazcenter.org

nextgenerationballet.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (100+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July & rolling

Northeast Atlanta Ballet

Lilburn, GA

Contact: Jennifer Gordon

770.921.7277

balletensemble@yahoo.com

northeastatlantaballet.org

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (10)

Pays for: Tuition for male dancers ages 8+

Northwest Dance Intensive Summer Study

Olympia, WA

Contact: Jehrin Alexandria

877.222.4609

info@northwestdanceintensive.com

northwestdanceintensive.com

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Available yearly

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Available yearly

Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory

Torrington, CT

Contact: Lisa Lopez

860.482.4413 x304

llopez@nutmegconservatory.org

nutmegballet.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (N) (varies)

Pays for: Room & board, tuition

Deadline: July 1, 2017 (priority), rolling until September 1, 2017

Summer Dance Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018 (priority)

Odyssey Dance Theatre

Highland, UT

Contact: Candice Taylor

801.756.7160

thepointeacademy@gmail.com

thepointeacademy.com

Odyssey 2 (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (13)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: May

Olympic Ballet School

Edmonds, WA

Contact: Oleg Gorboulev

425.774.7570

oleg@olympicballet.com

olympicballet.com

Oleg Gorboulev (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 5, 2016

Pas de Deux Dance Studio

Saint Paul, MN

Contact: Miss Zachari

651.731.2966

studio@pasdedeuxdance.com

pasdedeuxdance.com

Boy’s Scholarship (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August

New to Pas de Deux (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August

Peninsula Ballet Theatre

San Mateo, CA

Contact: Mimi Lonsdorf

650.342.3262

mlonsdorf@peninsulaballet.org

peninsulaballet.org

Amount: $250–$500 (N) (limited)

Pays for: Partial tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society

Narberth, PA

Contact: Melinda Pendleton

610.664.3455

info@paacademyofballet.com

paacademyofballet.com

PABS Apprenticeship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 1, 2016

Peridance Capezio Center

New York, NY

Contact: Nikki Holck

212.505.0886

info@peridance.com

peridance.com

BLUEPRINT Intensive Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Mid-April

Certificate Program Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Mid-April

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School

Pittsburgh, PA

412.281.6727

pbtschool@pittsburghballet.org

pbt.org/school

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M) (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: According to acceptance letter

Amount: $500–$1,000 (N) (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 10

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: According to acceptance letter

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 10

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (3–5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: According to acceptance letter

The Portland Ballet

Portland, OR

Contact: Kate Andries

503.452.8448

kate@theportlandballet.org

theportlandballet.org

Amount: $300–$4,000 (M/N) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Portland Youth Dance

Portland, ME

Contact: Elizabeth

207.871.1013

elizabeth@portlandyouthdance.com

portlandyouthdance.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (N) (depends on available annual funds)

Pays for: Tuition for one class at Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (N) (depends on available annual funds)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, costumes, travel, tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Premiere Division

New York, NY

Contact: Nadege Hottier

718.635.1060

info@premieredivision.org

premieredivision.org

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (2)

Pays for: Tuition    

Deadline: August 20, 2016

Revolutionary Principles of Movement (RPM)

Monkton, MD

Contact: Cheryl Ale

410.627.2913

cheryl@ballet4everybody.com

ballet4everybody.com

RPM Trainings (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (5)

Pays for: Tuition for teacher and student training seminars

Deadline: Rolling

RIOULT Dance NY

New York, NY

212.398.5901

info@rioult.org

rioult.org/school/intensives

RIOULT Dance NY Scholarships for Intensives (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

The Rock School for Dance Education

Philadelphia, PA

215.551.7010

info@therockschool.org

therockschool.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (varies)

Pays for: Academics, competition, tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre

Missoula, MT

Contact: Charlene Campbell Carey

406.549.5155

info@rmbt.org

rmbt.org

Vienna International Ballet Experience—VIBE USA (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (10)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: October 31, 2016

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 15, 2016

Ruth Page Center for the Arts

Chicago, IL

Contact: Suzy Robertson

312.337.6543

suzyrobertson@ruthpage.org

ruthpage.org

Ruth Page School of Dance (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1–4 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Santa Clara Ballet Association

Santa Clara, CA

Contact: Josefa Villanueva Reyes

408.247.9178

santaclara.ballet@sbcglobal.net

santaclaraballet.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

The School at Jacob’s Pillow

Becket, MA

Contact: Patsy Garcia

413.243.9919

info@jacobspillow.org

jacobspillow.org

Jacob’s Pillow Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (as many as possible)

Pays for: Tuition, mostly partial

Deadline: March 18, 2017

The School at Steps

New York, NY

Contact: Kate Thomas

212.874.3678

kate@stepsnyc.com

stepsnyc.com/school

Summer Intensive (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 2017

Pre-Professional Program (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

School of Alberta Ballet

Calgary, AB

Canada

403.245.2274 x711

calgarystudios@albertaballet.com

schoolofalbertaballet.com

Financial Aid (N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Boys’ Scholarship

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

The School of Ballet Arizona

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Alison Morse

602.381.0188

school@balletaz.org

balletaz.org/school

Financial Assistance Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 30, 2016

David Hallberg Scholarship for Boys (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: By audition only

Ib Andersen Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: By audition only

The School of Pennsylvania Ballet

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Joanne Smith

215.587.6942

jsmith@paballet.org

paballet.org/school

The Herbert and Joyce Kean Scholarship Fund for Boys (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

The School of the Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier

Hamburg, Germany

Contact: Indrani Delmaine

+49.40.21.11.88.31

indrani.delmaine@hamburgballett.de

hamburgballet-school.de

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (varies)

Pays for: Accommodation, tuition

Deadline: Upon school admission

South Shore Ballet Theatre

Hanover, MA

Contact: Marthavan McKeon

781.312.7224

ballet@southshoreballettheatre.com

southshoreballettheatre.com

Isabel Mallon Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July

Steps on Broadway

New York, NY

Contact: Mindy Upin

212.874.2410

mindy@stepsnyc.com

stepsnyc.com

Summer Study NYC: A Contemporary Intensive (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2–5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Steps Conservatory Program (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (2–5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Tap Fever Studios

San Diego, CA

Contact: Larisa Hall

858.456.7301

info@tapfever.com

tapfever.com

Amount: Less than $250 (M/N) (25)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Tap Kids Summer Intensive

Burlington, VT

Contact: Lisa Hopkins

914.374.0066

lisa@nystage.com

tkintensive.com

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (TBD)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Thodos Dance Chicago

Chicago, IL

Contact: Kate Weatherly

312.266.6255

kate.weatherly@thodosdancechicago.org

thodosdancechicago.org

College/Pro Intensive, Partial Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Teen Intensive, Partial Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

College/Pro Intensive, Full Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Teen Intensive, Full Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Thomas Armour Youth Ballet

Miami, FL

Contact: Ruth Wiesen

305.667.5543

ruth@taballet.org

thomasarmouryouthballet.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (N) (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education

Tulsa, OK

Contact: Colleen Lahti

918.749.6030

education@tulsaballet.org

tulsaballet.org

Financial Aid Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Turning Pointe Music and Dance Center

Cornelius, NC

Contact: Jennifer Phelps

704.997.9256

jphelps@dancelkn.com

dancelkn.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (2)

Pays for: Tuition for male dancers only

Deadline: August 30, 2016

Vancouver Tap Dance Society

Vancouver, BC

Canada

Contact: Natalie Marshik

604.253.0293

admin@vantapdance.com

vantapdance.com

Jeni LeGon Tap Festival Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition for Vancouver International Tap Festival (September 2–4)

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Tap Academy Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 1, 2016

Walnut Hill School for the Arts

Natick, MA

Contact: Lela Paultre

508.650.5020

admissions@walnuthillarts.org

walnuthillarts.org

Summer Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 2017

Dance Department Financial Aid (N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017, rolling until September 1, 2017

Zenon Dance Company and School, Inc.

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Danielle Robinson-Prater

612.338.1101

danielle@zenondance.org

zenondance.org

Zenon Dance Zone

Amount: Less than $250 (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Competitions/Conventions

ADC/IBC

Lake Mary, FL

407.529.6729

adcibc@live.com

adcibc.com

American Ballet Theatre (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition for summer program

Deadline: Apply/register for competition by cut-off date

Ballet West (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (20)

Pays for: Tuition for summer program or year-round professional program

Deadline: Apply/register for competition by cut-off date

Boston Ballet (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for summer program

Deadline: Apply/register for competition by cut-off date

Houston Ballet (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (7)

Pays for: Tuition for summer program, short-term scholarship, or year-round program

Deadline: Apply/register for competition by cut-off date

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (8)

Pays for: Tuition for summer program or year-round professional program

Deadline: Apply/register for competition by cut-off date

Additional Opportunities Available

AmeriDance

Westerville, OH

Contact: Rachael Montunnas

614.898.1000

rmontunnas@americheer.com

ameridanceinc.com

Dancer of the Year Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 13, 2017

Artists Simply Human

Sherman Oaks, CA

Contact: Braham Logan Crane

855.ASH.Dance

info@ashproductions.com

ashdance.com

Artists Simply Human Apprentice Runner-Up (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10 per city/per level)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Artists Simply Human Apprentice (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5 per city/per level)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

AMDA (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (4 per city)

Pays for: Tuition for AMDA College

Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC

New York, NY

Contact: Jeff Shade

212.561.9429

masterclass@broadwayartistsalliance.org

broadwayartistsalliance.org

BAA of NYC Rising Young Artists (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (12–15)

Pays for: Competition, tuition for NYC musical theater winter & summer intensive programs

Deadline: Rolling

Celebrity Dance Competitions & Conventions

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Drew Phillip

480.706.8888

celebrity@dancecelebrity.com

dancecelebrity.com

Celebrity Conventions (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (up to 200 yearly)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Celebrity events

Steps on Broadway (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (23)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Celebrity events

Dean College (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Celebrity events

Chicago National Association of Dance Masters

Rockford, IL

Contact: Kathy Velasco

815.397.6282

dance@cnadm.com

cnadm.com

Summer Workshop Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (25)

Pays for: Tuition for selected CNADM summer workshops

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Yvonne Brown Collodi College Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4)

Pays for: College tuition

Deadline: June 1, 2017

Dance Showcase USA

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Contact: Glenda Boenig

817.572.6617

glenda@danceshowcaseusa.com

danceshowcaseusa.com

Amount: $500 (1)

Pays for: College expenses, tuition

Deadline: June 1, 2017

Dance USA Performing Arts Championships

Las Vegas, NV

Contact: Tiffanie Kalisz

702.242.9699

danceusa@cox.net

danceusadance.com

ARTS—America’s Rising Talent Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (1 per Nationals)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; discretionary funds for dance-related needs

Deadline: Awarded at each Nationals

Jr. Overall Workshop Scholarship (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1 per Nationals)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; discretionary funds for dance-related needs

Deadline: Awarded at each Nationals

Mark Marino Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1 per Nationals)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; discretionary funds for dance-related needs

Deadline: Awarded at each Nationals

Sr. Overall Workshop Scholarship (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1 per Nationals)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; discretionary funds for dance-related needs

Deadline: Awarded at each Nationals

Dupree Dance

Keller, TX

Contact: Kari Anderson

888.498.2998

dupree@dupreedance.com

dupreedance.com

Regional Convention Scholarship (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (40–50 per event)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition at every regional or summer intensive event on tour

All Star Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (4–8 per event)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition at every regional or summer intensive event on tour

Groove Dance Competition

Ocean Township, NJ

Contact: Jennifer Swanchara

732.579.0737

information@groovecompetition.com

groovecompetition.com

Groove Competition Scholarship

Amount: Less than $250

Pays for: Competition; for selected Junior, Teen & Senior soloists

Deadline: Awarded at regional competitions

Groove Convention Scholarship

Amount: Less than $250

Pays for: Competition; for selected dancers from 12 & under and 13 & over convention classes

Deadline: Awarded at conventions

Hollywood Summer Tour Scholarship

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition for Hollywood Summer Tour

Deadline: Awarded at conventions & regional competitions

Headliners Dance Championships

Randolph, NJ

Contact: Shari Tomasiello

973.927.8007

shari@headlinerscompetition.com

headlinerscompetition.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M) (20)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Nationals

Dean College School of Dance (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (8)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Nationals

Legacy Dance Championships

East Islip, NY

Contact: David Sanders

631.224.1836

legacydancechampionships@yahoo.com

legacydancechampionships.com

ASH Conventions (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (3 per weekend)

Pays for: Half tuition for ASH in recipient’s city of choice

Broadway Dance Center (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (5 per weekend)

Pays for: Tuition for 5 free classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC

Hollywood Summer Tour (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (5 per weekend)

Pays for: Tuition for Hollywood Summer Tour

NYCDA (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2 per weekend)

Pays for: Full tuition for NYCDA in recipient’s city of choice

M & I Arts & Academic College Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000 (3 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for college

Deadline: July 1

National YoungArts Foundation

Miami, FL

305.377.1140

apply@youngarts.org

youngarts.org

Amount: $250 (M) (approx. 300)

Pays for: Competition, discretionary funds

Deadline: October 14, 2016

Amount: $1,000–$10,000 (M) (approx. 170)

Pays for: Competition, discretionary funds

Deadline: October 14, 2016

NRG danceProject

Beverly Hills, CA

Contact: Rustin Matthew

877.909.4674

nrgdanceproject@gmail.com

nrgdanceproject.com

Future Force Nationals (M)

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

Pays for: Tuition

Future Force Single City (M)

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

Pays for: Tuition

Electro Tap Year Round (M)

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

Pays for: Tuition

Future Force Prodigy (M)

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

Pays for: Tuition

Future Force Year-Long (M)

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

Pays for: Tuition

NYLA Dance Conventions & Competitions

Hammond, LA

Contact: Skip Costa

212.222.2772

dance@nyladance.com

nyladance.com

Rita Hewitt Award for Inspired Choreography (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (2) & $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at June Nationals

Steve Bielecki Emotional Performance Award (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (2)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at June Nationals

Quest Intensive LLC

New York, NY

Contact: Brandon Girouard

646.590.0780

bgirouard@questintensive.com

questintensive.com

Encore DCS (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1 per participant)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Quest Intensive event

Headliners Competition (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (varies by city)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Quest Intensive event

Spotlight Dance Cup

Eagle, ID

Contact: Chris Behrens

208.939.2015

chris@spotlightevents.com

spotlightevents.com

Sharing the Spotlight (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (based on entries)

Pays for: Tuition for higher education

Deadline: 10 days prior to regional event

Stage One Productions

Norman, OK

Contact: Amy Frederick

405.573.7733

director@stageonedance.com

stageonedance.com

Amount: Less than $250 (M) (14 yearly)

Pays for: Competition, tuition for The One Dance Intensive in current year

Amount: Less than $250 (M) (90 at National finals)

Pays for: Competition, tuition for Broadway Dance Center; to be used the following year

Amount: $250–$500 (M) (36)

Pays for: Competition, tuition; to be used the following year

Starpower Talent Competition

Edgewater, MD

Contact: Noelle Packett

301.870.9550

noelle@starpowertalent.com

starpowertalent.com

Amount: $1,000 (N) (1–2)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition for college of choice

Deadline: June 1

Sydney Eisteddfod

Sydney, Australia

+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: Kimberly McCluer

316.522.4836

audra@talentonparade.com

talentonparade.com

Dance Directive (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (unlimited)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Holiday Spectacular Scholarships (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (unlimited)

Pays for: Competition, tuition; for duet/trios

Deadline: Awarded at regional & national events

Pre-Pro (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition; must be redeemed by June of the intensives season in Branson, MO

Deadline: Awarded at every event; by invitation only, for ages 9–13

Solo Challenge (M)

Amount: $50 (unlimited)

Pays for: Competition, tuition for Solo Challenge in Wichita, KS, every August

Deadline: Awarded at regional & national competitions

Go Pro (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition; must be redeemed by June of the intensives season in Branson, MO

Deadline: Awarded at every event; by invitation only, for Elite Dancers

Additional Opportunities Available

Tremaine Dance Conventions and Competitions

North Hollywood, CA

Contact: Tommy Peel

818.988.8006

conventions@tremainedance.com

tremainedance.com

Tremaine Dance Conventions, Inc. (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (32 per city)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Per city event

Triple Threat Dance Convention

Bowen Island, CA

Contact: Carolina Lancaster Castellino

604.594.1303

info@triplethreatdance.com

triplethreatdance.com

Amount: $250–$500 (M) (48)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at each convention

World Dance Movement—The International Workshop

New York, NY

Contact: Daniela Lorli or Michèle Assaf

212.582.1090

info@worlddancemovement.com

worlddancemovement.com

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

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2016

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

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Higher Education

Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

516.877.4250

frisk-fox@adelphi.edu

dance.adelphi.edu/bfa-in-dance

Dance Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $7,500–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition for accepted dance majors

Deadline: Rolling

Alonzo King LINES Ballet BFA Program at Dominican University of California

San Rafael, CA

Contact: Marina Hotchkiss

415.863.3040 x281

marina@linesballet.org

bfa.linesballet.org/about

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (N) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Varies

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Los Angeles, CA, & New York, NY

Contact: Mark Ruggiero

800.367.7908

info@amda.edu

amda.edu

AMDA Grant (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1,686)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

AMDA Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2,643)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, MD

Contact: Lynda Fitzgerald

410.777.7021

lpfitzgerald@aacc.edu

aacc.edu/dance

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

Amount: $250–$500 (2–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 15, 2016

Antioch University New England

Keene, NH

Contact: Jen Fritz

800.552.8380

admissions.ane@antioch.edu

antiochne.edu/applied-psychology/dance-movement-therapy

Howard M. and Sondra D. Bender Scholarship for Dance/Movement Therapy (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 1, 2016

Ball State University Department of Theatre and Dance

Muncie, IN

Contact: Andrea Sadler

765.285.8740

amsadler@bsu.edu

bsu.edu/dance

Talent Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (7–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Presidential Scholarships in the Arts (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (7–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Belhaven University

Jackson, MS

Contact: Megan Voos

601.965.1400

mvoos@belhaven.edu

belhaven.edu/dance

Dance Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (25–35)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

Contact: Nichole Budd

770.538.4764

danceinfo@brenau.edu

brenau.edu/fineartshumanities/dance-department

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Butler University Department of Dance

Indianapolis, IN

Contact: Larry Attaway

317.940.9346

lattaway@butler.edu

butler.edu

Dance Merit Awards (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance

Valencia, CA

Contact: Ebony Ruffin

661.253.7771

eruffin@calarts.edu

dance.calarts.edu

Various

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 5, 2017

California State University, Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

Contact: Debra Noble

657.278.5063

danceprogram@fullerton.edu

fullerton.edu/arts/theatredance/dance

Theatre and Dance Department Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (10–15)

Pays for: Tuition, competition

Deadline: October 1, 2016

Amount: Less than $250 (25–50)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 12, 2017

Amount: $250–$500 (25–50)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 12, 2017

Carthage College

Kenosha, WI

Contact: Stacy Pottinger

262.551.5859

finearts@carthage.edu

carthage.edu/dance

Dance Minor Service Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (7)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 20, 2017

Chapman University, College of Performing Arts

Orange, CA

714.744.7040

dance@chapman.edu

chapman.edu/dance

Chapman University Chancellor’s Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Chapman University Dean’s Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Chapman University Financial Aid (N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Talent Scholarships (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Chapman University Presidential Scholarship (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Coker College

Hartsville, SC

Contact: Angela M. Gallo

843.383.8381

agallo@coker.edu

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

Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 25, 2017

Talent Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 25, 2017

College at Brockport, SUNY

Brockport, NY

585.395.2153

dance@brockport.edu

brockport.edu/dance

Friends of Brockport Dance (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (up to 5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 1

President’s/Dean’s Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Columbia College Dance

Columbia, SC

Contact: Marcy Jo Yonkey-Clayton

803.786.3490

mjyonkey@columbiasc.edu

columbiasc.edu/academics/arts-a-communication-studies/dance-program

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M/N) (approx. 75 percent of applicants)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 10, 2017

Community College of Baltimore County

Essex, MD

Contact: Tommy Parlon

443.840.1127

tparlon@ccbcmd.edu

ccbcmd.edu/dance

The MacDonald Family Scholarship for Dance (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

The Bill Grauel Family Scholarship for the Performing Arts (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Cornish College of the Arts

Seattle, WA

Contact: Sharron Starling

206.726.5017

sstarling@cornish.edu

cornish.edu

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Cottey College

Nevada, MO

Contact: Jo Byrnes

417.667.6333 x2250

jbyrnes@cottey.edu

cottey.edu

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (3–4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Cowley College

Arkansas City, KS

Contact: Lindsay Sanderholm

620.441.5301

lindsay.sanderholm@cowley.edu

cowleytigers.com

Danceline/Lindsay Sanderholm

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (16–18)

Pays for: Competition, travel, tuition

DeSales University

Center Valley, PA

Contact: Timothy Cowart

610.282.1100

timothy.cowart@desales.edu

blogs.desales.edu

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Summer Dance Intensive (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June 1

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Miriam Giguere

215.895.4914

mgg22@drexel.edu

drexel.edu/westphal/academics/undergraduate/danc

Performing Arts Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition date

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

Contact: John Dixon

252.737.2530

dixonj@ecu.edu

ecu.edu/theatredance

Friends of Theatre and Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Discretionary funds; choreography, competition, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Lynette Dorn and George H. Johnson, Jr., Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Discretionary funds; choreography, competition, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Marie Wallace Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Discretionary funds; choreography, competition, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Mavis Ray Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Discretionary funds; choreography, competition, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

East Stroudsburg University

East Stroudsburg, PA

Contact: Elizabeth Gibbons

570.422.3331

egibbons@esu.edu

esu.edu/dance

University Dance Company (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI

Contact: Sherry Jerome Wilkinson

734.487.2849

sjerome@emich.edu

emich.edu/dance

Alexander Awards (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Must attend a 2017 audition

Elon University Department of Performing Arts Dance Program

Elon, NC

Contact: Lauren Kearns

336.278.5592

lkearns@elon.edu

elon.edu/perarts

Amount: $250–$500 (M) (2–4)

Pays for: Discretionary funds, tuition for accepted dance program students

George Mason University, School of Dance

Fairfax, VA

703.993.1114

dance@gmu.edu

dance.gmu.edu

Mason Dance Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Georgian Court University

Lakewood, NJ

Contact: Silvana Cardell

732.987.2170

scardell@georgian.edu

georgian.edu/dance

Dance Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (6–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 1

Goucher College

Baltimore, MD

Contact: Elizabeth Ahearn

410.337.6399

goucherdance@goucher.edu

goucher.edu/dance

Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Grand Canyon University, College of Fine Arts and Production

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Susannah Keita

602.639.6295

susannah.keita@gcu.edu

gcu.edu/finearts

Dance Performance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (up to 25 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN

800.GUSTAVUS

admission@gustavus.edu

gustavus.edu/theatre-dance/scholarship

Evelyn Anderson Theatre & Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1 (early action), rolling until January 4

The Hartt School, University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

860.768.4465

harttadm@hartford.edu

hartford.edu/hartt

Hartt Performing Arts Scholarships (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 9, 2017

Hillsborough Community College

Tampa, FL

Contact: Christina Acosta

813.253.7623

cacosta@hccfl.edu

hccfl.edu/yc/dance.aspx

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (10)

Pays for: Books, supplies, tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Geneva, NY

315.781.3622

admissions@hws.edu

hws.edu

Janet Seeley Arts Scholarship in Dance (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (5–7)

Pays for: Tuition    

Deadline: January 1, 2017

Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

Contact: Rachel List

516.463.5661

rachel.list@hofstra.edu

hoftstra.edu/dance

Endowed Dance Award (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for rising junior dance or dance education major

Deadline: Chosen by dance faculty in May

Stormy Brandenberger Award (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1–2 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for rising junior dance or dance education major

Deadline: Chosen by dance faculty in May

Lance Westergard Alumni Association Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for rising junior dance or dance education major

Deadline: Chosen by dance faculty in May

Merit Awards (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–5 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: October

Hope College

Holland, MI

Contact: Stephanie Brumels

616.375.7700

brumelss@hope.edu

hope.edu/dance

Distinguished Artist Award (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (12)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 20, 2017

Hunter College, CUNY, Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program

New York, NY

Contact: Kathleen Isaac

212.396.6635

kis@hunter.cuny.edu

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

Jody Gottfried Arnhold (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (8)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Illinois State University

Normal, IL

Contact: Sara Semonis

309.438.8021

ssemoni@ilstu.edu

finearts.illinoisstate.edu/theatre

Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 18, 2017

Talent Scholarship

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 18, 2017

Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, FL

Contact: Molly Magee

772.462.7692

mmagee@irsc.edu

irscdance.com

Fine Arts (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies, 6–20)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017, & rolling

Indiana University Contemporary Dance

Bloomington, IN

Contact: Elizabeth Shea

812.855.7020

eshea@indiana.edu

indiana.edu/~condance

High School Summer Intensive (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Freshman Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

International Summer Dance

Pittsburgh, PA

Contact: Michael Shahen

412.392.3456

summerdance@pointpark.edu

pointpark.edu/summerdance

Audition Scholarships (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (100+, based on audition)

Pays for: Tuition

Iowa State University

Ames, IA

Contact: Janice Baker

515.294.3047

mover@iastate.edu

iowastatedance.org

Iowa State University Dance Program (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for a junior performing arts/dance major

Deadline: Spring

The Juilliard School

New York, NY

212.799.5000

financialaid@juilliard.edu

juilliard.edu/financialaid

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M/N) (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Kent State University

Kent, OH

Contact: Jeffrey Marc Rockland

330.672.0124

jrocklan@kent.edu

kent.edu/theatredance

College of the Arts—Various Sources (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (1–10)

Pays for: Tuition for continuing students

Deadline: May 1, 2017

School of Theatre and Dance (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1–10)

Pays for: Tuition for continuing students

Deadline: May 1, 2017

School of Theatre and Dance (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1–15)

Pays for: Travel, tuition for international study

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Kent State University Honors College (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2017

School of Theatre and Dance (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Lane Community College

Eugene, OR

Contact: Bonnie Simoa

541.463.5645

simoab@lanecc.edu

lanecc.edu/perarts/dance

Dance Foundation (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: As needed

Dance Talent Grant (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 15, 2016

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

Marygrove College

Detroit, MI

Contact: Jonathon Cash

313.927.1838

jcash5001@marygrove.edu

dance.marygrove.edu

Talent Award (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Mercyhurst University

Erie, PA

Contact: Dana McMillin

814.824.2202

dmcmillin@mercyhurst.edu

dance.mercyhurst.edu

Dance Merit (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Prior to audition

Dance Merit (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Prior to audition

Dance Merit (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Prior to audition

Mesa Community College

Mesa, AZ

Contact: Tina Rangel

480.461.7597

tina.rangel@mesacc.edu

mesacc.edu/dance

MCC Dance Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 12, 2016

Mills College

Oakland, CA

Contact: Sylvia Nuzzo Philis

510.430.2175

dance@mills.edu

mills.edu

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition for MA & MFA applicants

Deadline: February 1, 2017; auditions and/or video submission required

Missouri State University

Springfield, MO

Contact: Sara Brummel

417.836.8441

sarabrummel@missouristate.edu

theatreanddance.missouristate.edu

Departmental (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Regents (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Missouri Valley College

Marshall, MO

Contact: Janie Morgan

660.831.4050

morganj@moval.edu

moval.edu/fine_arts/index.php

Performing Arts Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May

Muhlenberg College Theatre & Dance

Allentown, PA

Contact: Karen Dearborn

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)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition by February

Muhlenberg Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition by February

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

Susan Carol Hersh Scholarship (N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (1+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

21st-Century Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Dance Department

New York, NY

Contact: Daria Kendus

212.992.9302

daria.kendus@nyu.edu

nyu.edu

Amount: Less than $250 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware, OH

740.368.3846

thtrdnce@owu.edu

dance.owu.edu

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M/N) (15 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Katy Rush

405.208.5644

dance@okcu.edu

okcu.edu/dance

Freshman University Academic Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies based on ACT/SAT & GPA)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Priority deadline set yearly, usually March 1

Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (175 for school; 65 new students)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Early audition, October 14, 2016; spring audition, March 17, 2017

Ottawa University

Ottawa, KS

Contact: Shayla Siebenthall

785.248.2315

shayla.siebenthall@ottawa.edu

ottawabraves.com

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (10)

Pays for: Competition, travel, tuition

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M) (9)

Pays for: Competition, travel, tuition

Pacific University

Forest Grove, OR

Contact: Jennifer Camp

503.352.2134

dance@pacificu.edu

pacificu.edu/future-undergraduate/academics/areas-study/dance

Pacific University/Dance (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 25, 2017

Pensacola State College

Pensacola, FL

Contact: LaVonne French

850.484.1809

lfrench@pensacolastate.edu

pensacolastate.edu

Choreography Award (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Week of annual June summer dance workshop

Gilbert Tap Award (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Week of annual June summer dance workshop

Lister Ballet Award (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Week of annual June summer dance workshop

Spotlight Dancer Award (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Week of annual June summer dance workshop

Dillon All-Around Dancer (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Week of annual June summer dance workshop

Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

412.392.3451

conservatory@pointpark.edu

pointpark.edu/academics/schools/copa

Dean’s Academic Award (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 15, 2017

Artistic Achievement Award (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 15, 2017

Purchase College, SUNY, Conservatory of Dance

Purchase, NY

Contact: Adriana Pera

914.251.6800

dance@purchase.edu

purchase.edu/dance

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (5–30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Program audition

Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

Contact: Angelica Cardente-Vessella

401.456.9791

acardente1@ric.edu

ric.edu/mtd

RI College Special Talent Awards (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Late March

Dance Scholarship/Forman Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Late March

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

Contact: Kim Chandler Vaccaro

609.896.7706

kcvaccaro@rider.edu

rider.edu

Dance Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Mildred Hawkins (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

Contact: Cathy Davalos

925.631.4824

cdavalos@stmarys-ca.edu

stmarys-ca.edu/performing-arts

Saint Mary’s College (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (7)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Scottsdale Community College

Scottsdale, AZ

Contact: Karryn Allen

480.423.6600

karryn.allen@scottsdalecc.edu

scottsdalecc.edu/dance

New Student Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 6, 2017

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

540.665.4581

admit@su.edu

su.edu/conservatory

Shenandoah Conservatory Awards (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (5–10 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Southeast Missouri State University, Conservatory of Theatre and Dance

Cape Girardeau, MO

Contact: Hilary Peterson

573.986.7492

hpeterson@semo.edu

semo.edu/theatreanddance

Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (25+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 19, 2016

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL

Contact: Kristin Best Kinscherff

618.650.5872

kbest@siue.edu

siue.edu

Summer Intensive Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June

Friends of Theater and Dance (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for new student/transfer

Deadline: February 1, 2017

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

Stephens College

Columbia, MO

573.876.7207

inquiry@stephens.edu

stephens.edu

Amount: Less than $250 (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

St. Gregory’s University

Shawnee, OK

Contact: Dr. Jessica Van Oort

405.878.5178

jvanoort@stgregorys.edu

stgregorys.edu

Dance Major or Minor Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4–6)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15, 2017

St. Olaf College

Northfield, MN

Contact: J-P Douglas

507.786.3248

dance@stolaf.edu

stolaf.edu/dance

St. Olaf Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $4,000 (8) & $8,000 (8)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 15, 2016

Tarleton State University Dance Team

Stephenville, TX

Contact: Leticia Carr

254.968.9258

ryancarr@tarleton.edu

tarleton.edu/texanstars

Texan Stars (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (15–18)

Pays for: Tuition

Texas Christian University, School for Classical & Contemporary Dance

Fort Worth, TX

Contact: Elizabeth Gillaspy

817.257.7615

dance@tcu.edu

dance.tcu.edu

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (2–4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: By audition only, see website

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

London, UK

+44.020.8305.4444

admissions@trinitylaban.ac.uk

trinitylaban.ac.uk

Fulbright-Trinity Laban Award (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition; monthly stipend

Deadline: November 10, 2016

University at Buffalo, SUNY

Buffalo, NY

Contact: Jeanne Fornarola

716.645.6897

td-theatredance@buffalo.edu

theatredance.buffalo.edu

Amanda C. Occhino Fund (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2–4)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, professional development, travel

Deadline: Spring semester annually

Elizabeth P. Webb Foundation Award in Dance (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2–5)

Pays for: Education, professional development

Deadline: Spring semester annually

Jean Taylor Beard Endowed Fund (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2–5)

Pays for: Summer dance intensive

Deadline: Spring semester annually

Lucille and Jack Yellen Fund (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2–3)

Pays for: Education

Deadline: Spring semester annually

Zodiaque 40 Dance Scholarship Fund (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2–5)

Pays for: Education

Deadline: Spring or fall semesters

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Little Rock, AR

Contact: Stephanie Thibeault

501.569.3330

skthibeault@ualr.edu

ualr.edu/theatre/dance

Department of Theatre Arts and Dance (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5–15)

Pays for: Tuition    

Deadline: January 27, 2017

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

Contact: Jiang Qi

513.556.2700

jiangq@ucmail.uc.edu

ccm.uc.edu/dance.html

Corbett for CCM Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 1, 2016

University of Idaho Dance Program

Moscow, ID

208.885.2179

dance@uidaho.edu

uidaho.edu/ed/movementsciences/academic-programs/dance

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 10, 2017

University of Idaho Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Dance Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 10, 2017

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: $5,000–$10,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 1, 2016

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

Contact: Rebekah Kowal

319.335.2228

dance@uiowa.edu

dance.uiowa.edu

Iowa Center for the Arts (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 24, 2017

University of Kansas, Department of Dance

Lawrence, KS

Contact: Patricia Baudino Cecil

785.864.4264

dance@ku.edu

dance.ku.edu

Dance Departmental Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3–5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Nora Jenneman

612.624.4008

jenne011@umn.edu

dance.umn.edu

Gertrude Lippincott Scholarship in Dance (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (2–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 2017

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

Kansas City, MO

Contact: Paula Weber

816.235.5216

weberp@umkc.edu

conservatory.umkc.edu

Sullivan Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000 (1–3)

Pays for: Tuition for a freshman dancer for four years

Deadline: December 1, 2016

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

Contact: Zachary Tarlton

704.687.0225

zrtarlto@uncc.edu

dance.uncc.edu

Belk Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

Contact: Amy Masters

336.334.5570

amy.masters@uncg.edu

dance.uncg.edu

Cheney Scholarship in Dance Choreography (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Dr. John T. & Mary Louise Burns Memorial Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Melanie Feinstein Memorial Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Phoebe Pegram Baughan–Phoebe Baughan Barr Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Virginia Moomaw Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

Contact: Clara Cravey Stanley

405.325.4051

dance@ou.edu

ou.edu/finearts/dance

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (60)

Pays for: Tuition

University of South Carolina Dance Program

Columbia, SC

Contact: Susan Anderson

803.777.5636

susanea@mailbox.sc.edu

artsandsciences.sc.edu/dance

Amount: Less than $250 (M) (30)

Pays for: Out-of-state tuition reduction

Deadline: November 10, 2016

Amount: $250–$500 (M) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: University deposit date

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M) (30)

Pays for: Out-of-state tuition reduction

Deadline: November 10, 2016

University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

Contact: Danielle Boe

813.974.3867

dboe@usf.edu

theatreanddance.arts.usf.edu

Talent Grants (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (12–18)

Pays for: Tuition for current majors

Deadline: Spring

WWD Endowed Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2–4)

Pays for: Tuition for current majors

Deadline: Spring

BRAVO! (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for current majors

Deadline: Spring

Henry S. Parrish Endowed Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition for current majors

Deadline: Spring

Summer Talent Grants (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3–6)

Pays for: Competition, travel, tuition for summer workshops & study abroad programs for current majors

Deadline: Spring

The University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

Contact: Sandra Whittington

601.266.4161

sandra.whittington@usm.edu

usm.edu/dance

Department of Dance Service Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (varies)

Pays for: Books, tuition

Department of Dance Special Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Books, tuition

University of Tampa

Tampa, FL

Contact: Susan Taylor Lennon

813.837.3248

staylor.lennon@ut.edu

ut.edu

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (1–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

University of the Arts

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Bren Thomas

215.717.6580

bthomas@uarts.edu

uarts.edu

Artist Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Dean’s Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Promising Artist Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Trustees Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Director’s Scholarship (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

University of Utah, School of Dance (Ballet)

Salt Lake City, UT

Contact: Glenda Staples

801.581.8231

info@ballet.utah.edu

ballet.utah.edu

Ballet Division (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (36)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 4, 2017

University of Utah, School of Dance (Modern Dance)

Salt Lake City, UT

Contact: Glenda Staples

801.581.7327

info@dance.utah.edu

dance.utah.edu

Modern Dance Division (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (35)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 2017

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 (M/N) (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 2017

University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

Contact: Jack Chapman

307.766.2198

jchapman@uwyo.edu

uwyo.edu/th&d

Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (15–25)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 15, 2017

University of Wyoming (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 30, 2017

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

Contact: Jeff Michael Rebudal

313.577.9446

jmrebudal@wayne.edu

dance.wayne.edu

Wayne State Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (20)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 2017

Weber State University

Ogden, UT

Contact: Georgene Ady

801.626.6437

gady@weber.edu

weber/performingarts/dance.html

Dance Alumni and Friends Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Books, dance shoes, fees, tuition

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: Books, dance shoes, fees, tuition

Deadline: Early applicants receive priority

Webster University

Saint Louis, MO

Contact: James Robey

314.246.6936

jamesrobey14@webster.edu

webster.edu/dance

Webster University Award for Dance Excellence (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

West Chester University, Department of Theatre and Dance

West Chester, PA

Contact: Gretchen Studlien-Webb

610.436.3463

theatredance@wcupa.edu

wcupa.edu/cvpa/theatredance/prospectivestu.aspx

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

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Western Michigan University, Department of Dance

Kalamazoo, MI

Contact: Megan Slayter

269.387.5834

megan.slayter@wmich.edu

wmich.edu/dance/scholarships

Partners in Dance Summer/Winter-Study Funding (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10–12)

Pays for: Choreography, travel, tuition for dance conferences, festivals, intensives, internships, master classes & workshops

Deadline: November & April

Dalton New Dance Major Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Differential Tuition Need-Based Scholarship (N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Outstanding Dance Major Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Partners in Dance Scholarship for Dance Majors (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Wright State University

Dayton, OH

Contact: Teressa McWilliams

937.775.3792

teressa.mcwilliams@wright.edu

wright.edu/tdmp

Tom Hanks Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Augsburger/Estevez (Martin Sheen) (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Dayton Ballet & Dayton Contemporary Dance Company Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Foundations & Other Dance Organizations

The Association of Dance Conventions and Competitions (The ADCC)

Sarasota, FL

Contact: Erin Hart

612.532.2532

erin@theadcc.org

theadcc.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M) (15–25)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Cecchetti USA

Goleta, CA

Contact: Denise Rinaldi

805.636.9444

director@cecchettiusa.org

cecchettiusa.org

Male Residential Summer Course (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (open)

Pays for: Room & meals, tuition

Deadline: April 1, prior to course commencement

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Atlanta, GA

800.306.2653

scholars@coca-cola.com

coca-colascholars.org

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship (M)

Amount: $20,000 (150)

Pays for: Educational expenses, tuition

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Costume Gallery

Delanco, NJ

800.222.8125

info@costumegallery.net

costumegallery.net

Beverly Miller Dance Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (19)

Pays for: Discretionary funds toward dance education, tuition

Deadline: October 28, 2016

The Dance Council

Dallas, TX

Contact: Pam Deslorieux

214.219.2290

dancecouncil@thedancecouncil.org

dancecouncilscholarships.org

Amber Strauser Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2–3 yearly)

Pays for: Room & board, travel, tuition; for young dancers nationwide

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Dance Council of North Texas

Dallas, TX

Contact: Pam Deslorieux

214.219.2290

director@thedancecouncil.org

thedancecouncil.org

Amanda Stone Ballet Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Housing, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 9, 2017

Margaret Putnam Scholarship for Dance Writers (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Housing, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 9, 2017

Amber Strauser Jazz Dance/Musical Theater Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Housing, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 9, 2017

Kathleen Cunningham Classical Ballet Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Housing, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 9, 2017

Dance Genius

Los Angeles, CA

Contact: Angela Carter

818.949.8475

info.dancegenius@gmail.com

dancegeni.us

Dance Genius College Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $750 (1)

Pays for: College tuition & expenses

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Eurotard Dancewear

Alpharetta, GA

Contact: Jan Swan

770.475.3045

eurotard@eurotard.com

eurotard.com

Eurotard Performing Arts Scholarship

Amount: $500–$1,000 (13)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; any dance-related expense

Deadline: November 30, 2016

Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation

New York, NY

Contact: Lori Belilove

212.691.5040

info@isadoraduncan.org

isadoraduncan.org

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

National Dance Education Organization

Silver Spring, MD

Contact: Melissa Greenblatt

301.585.2880

mgreenblatt@ndeo.org

ndeo.org

Professional Development Scholarships for Dance Educators, Supported by Thank A Dance Teacher Campaign (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (3)

Pays for: Choice of tuition for an online course or paid registration fees for national conference

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Russian American Foundation

New York, NY

Contact: Miriam Goldman

212.687.6118 x207

mgoldman@russianamericanfoundation.org

bolshoiballetacademy.com & russianamericanfoundation.org

Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive NYC (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

The Tiffany Mogenson Memorial Fund

Eagan, MN

Contact: Stacey Chaloux

816.392.4341

dance4tiffany@gmail.com

danceliketiffanyswatching.org

Dance Like Tiffany’s Watching Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for competitions, intensives, master classes, workshops

Deadline: March 31 & October 15

UNITY Dance

Lynchburg, VA

Contact: Shayna Crews

540.336.0346

dancinshay2@msn.com

unitydance.org/scholarships

Community Outreach Grant, Sponsored by Curtain Call (M/N)

Amount: $500 (1)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; for new or established dance program/project within a non-dance community

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Dance Teacher Scholarship for Professional Development, Sponsored by UNITY (M/N)

Amount: $500 (1)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; for professional development as a teacher/educator

Deadline: December 31, 2016

The Studio Owners Scholarship to Advance Business Skills, Sponsored by Cicci Dance Supplies (M/N)

Amount: $500 (1)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; for studio owners for business-related studies

Deadline: December 31, 2016

The Studio Owners Scholarship to Advance Business Skills, Sponsored by DanceWearCorner, Inc. (M/N)

Amount: $500 (1)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; for studio owners for business-related studies

Deadline: December 31, 2016

U.S. All Star Federation

Memphis, TN

Contact: Gena Evans

888.315.9437

gevans@usasf.net

usasf.net

Young Athlete Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition to participate in a USASF member studio or gym

Deadline: January 1, 2017

College Scholarship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition to further college education of USASF dance members

Deadline: January 1, 2017

The Young Choreographer’s Festival

New York, NY

Contact: Emily Bufferd

917.675.7311

info@youngchoreographersfestival.com

youngchoreographersfestival.com

YCF Application Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (2)

Pays for: Application fee

Deadline: October 1, 2016

YCF Production Scholarship (N)

Amount: Less than $250 (1)

Pays for: Production fee

Deadline: October 1, 2016

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