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Scholarship Offerings

List of Scholarships (as of 1/12/24- check frequently for updates)

10 students maximum per school

  • Only Sophomores thru Seniors may audition

  • All students must pre-register no later than February 9, 2024

  • No late registrations will be accepted.  NO ON SITE REGISTRATION ALLOWED

To register for an audition Link HERE

Festival Scholarship Audition Guidelines + Information

AMDA College of the Performing Arts-

Contact: Nina Wray (908) 468-964

1211 West 61st St. New York, NY 10023 + 6305 Yucca St. Los Angeles, CA 90028

Summer, College/University- Partial $750 Scholarships to High School Summer Conservatory;  40K + 60K Scholarships to College/Conservatory.  Dancers displaying advanced technical execution and mature artistic interpretation.


AMDA College of the Performing Arts

Contact: Nina Wray   908-469-9641

6305 Yucca St. Los Angeles, CA 90028 + 211 W. 61st St. New York, NY 10023

College/University Partial 40K + 60K Conservatory/AOS will receive 10K or $15K per year for two years. BFA students will receive 10K or 15K per year for four years. Scholarship is talent based and used towards each semesters tuition. Scholarships are awarded to high school dancers in their junior or senior year displaying advanced technical execution, artistic interpretation, and overall presentation in their dance auditions.Technique classes in a broad range of dance styles, performance, choreography to administration, personal branding, and content creation. We are cultivating well rounded students and well rounded dancers.

AMDA College of the Performing Arts

Contact: Nina Wray- 908.468.9641

6305 Yucca St. Los Angeles CA 90028 + 211 W. 61st St. New York, New York 10023

Summer, College/University Partial 40K + 60K scholarships for Dance BFA (prorated for 2 year conservatory). $750 scholarship for high school summer conservatory (can be used in NYC or LA) Partial tuition coverage.

These awards are granted to high school juniors and seniors displaying advanced technical execution, artistic interpretation, and overall presentation in their dance auditions. AMDA will also award $750 scholarships to select dancers ages 13-18 for our High School Summer Conservatory. *Receiving a scholarship is contingent upon successfully completing all required audition and admissions requirements. Nominations are not considered official scholarships. All admissions requirements must be successfully satisfied, and all nominees be officially accepted to AMDA in order to receive a scholarship. This scholarship nomination will not be considered in addition to any other previously awarded AMDA scholarships. AMDA will honor the highest scholarship awarded. The Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance provides a physically rigorous course of study that prepares pre-professional dancers for career opportunities in commercial, theatrical and concert dance performance. Students may focus their training on areas of specialization by selecting courses across a broad range of styles including Contemporary, Commercial Jazz, Ballet, Hip-hop, Modern, Theatre Dance, Partnering, Floorwork, Tumbling, World Dance and Street Dance Fusion styles. By working with some of the industry’s most sought-after choreographers, dancers learn to blend precise technical choreography with interpretive storytelling, enhancing their ability to meet the demands of a competitive industry. Additional courses in content creation, acting, choreography, dance for camera, vocal performance and improvisation cultivate skills that broaden students’ casting and employment opportunities within the performing arts. In the final year, students are presented to industry representatives through a robust outline of courses that focus on career preparation, audition techniques and online marketing media tools. The BFA in Dance program culminates in a capstone production of solo and ensemble works for stage and screen.

American Dance Festival

Contact: Heather vonReichbauer   336-554-6502

Box 90772, Durham, NC 27708

SummerPartial  50%, 40%, & 30% tuition scholarships

The scholarship only includes tuition only

Rigorous training in Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, African, Hip Hop, etc + shows

Bates Dance Festival 

Contact: Alexandra James    207-786-6381

305 College Street, Lewiston, ME 04240

Summer Partial, Two Full ($3345 each), Two Tuition ($1950 each), Multiple $500 scholarships.

The full scholarship covers tuition + room & board. The Tuition scholarship covers tuition, with room & board to be paid by the student.

The $500 scholarship will be applied toward the total cost of the program, with the balance to be paid by the student.

Dancers must be 14-18 working at an advanced level.Dancers take daily classes in Contemporary, Street Styles, Ballet, Composition, Improvisation & Repertory.

Brenau University

Contact: Jessica Lynch-Oliver and Madia Cooper-Ashirifi or



500 Washington St SE, Gainesville, GA 30501

Contemporary/Classical ballet, Modern, Horton, Afro-Modern, West African, Musical Theatre Jazz, Street Jazz, Vernacular jazz, tap, Ballroom, Pedagogy

Summer, College/UniversityPartialSummer Scholarship- 50% Scholarship to our summer intensive program.
College University- $7,000 Scholarship for school year programSummer

Scholarship is to be applied toward summer intensive tuition program.
College University is to be applied toward tuition.

Must complete application form after receiving the application

Brenau’s Department of Dance offers an uplifting space that fosters creativity and pushes our students toward their artistic goals. We understand the impact dance has on society and culture, and carry this purpose with us both inside and outside the studio. As a dance student, you’ll train rigorously in an empowering, collaborative environment that prepares you to succeed as a creative artist, educator and scholar.

Why Brenau Dance?
Perform at multiple venues and shows inside and outside Brenau
Choreograph artistic works for the stage
Choose from one of six concentrations: advanced ballet, modern dance, dance pedagogy, dance movement therapy (minor), pre-occupational therapy or pre-physical therapy
Curate performative experiences for film, galleries, etc.
Work with nationally and internationally recognized guest professional artists
Complete a digital portfolio that will prepare you for your career
Receive a paid internship with a professional dance company or art organization

Brenau Summer Dance Intensive is three weeks of rigorous dance training for dancers ages 15-22 occuring June 3-21, 2024. The program will focus on Ballet, Jazz, and Contemporary technique supplemented by Ballroom, Variations, Pas de Deux, Yoga, Pilates, Men’s Class, Pointe, West African Dance, Nutrition for Dancers, and Repertory.
During the three weeks, dancers will rehearse repertory and new works by established and emerging local and regional professional dance artists to be performed in a showcase at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts on Brenau’s Historic Campus in Gainesville, Georgia, in the afternoon of Friday, June 21, 2024.

Coker University

Contact: Dr. Meredith Sims 
Coker University, 300 East College Ave, Hartsville, SC29045

Summer Intensive Tuition Partial Scholarships and University Tuition Partial Scholarships are available. The amount of scholarship varies, and for summer is up to half of tuition for the program. For Tuition Scholarship, students must major in dance, have applied and been accepted to Coker University and have completed the FAFSA and sent copies to Coker University.

The Dance Program at Coker offers a BA in Dance, BA in Dance Education with K-12 Cert and a BFA in Dance with an emphasis on Choreography. The program has contemporary dance focus and offers courses in  modern/contemporary, jazz, Afro based techniques, hip-hop, composition, improvisation, ballet, dance conditioning, etc.


The Summer Dance Intensive takes place June 24-28, 2024. The curriculum includes repertory by faculty and guest artists, contemporary dance, jazz, hip-hop, composition, improvisation, ballet, dance conditioning.


Apply and be accepted to Coker University, complete FAFSA and send to Coker University.


Curriculum: Modern/contemporary, jazz, Afro based techniques, hip-hop, composition, improvisation, ballet, dance conditioning, etc.

Apply and be accepted to Coker University, complete FAFSA and send to Coker University 

Modern/contemporary, jazz, Afro based techniques, hip-hop, composition, improvisation, ballet, dance conditioning, etc. 

College of Charleston

Contact: Laurel Van Beusecum 843-.953.-6306 

66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424

Summer Full $350- Tuition for Summer Dance Experience- August 5-9, 2024

Daily classes and culminating showing: 9am-4pm (Monday-Thursday) & 9am-6pm (Friday).

Designed for intermediate and advanced level high school and college dancers,

Summer Dance Experience is created to facilitate the growth of young artists through technique classes, seminars, and repertory. Classes in modern, jazz, ballet, non-western dance, Pilates, musical theatre styles, contact improvisation, injury prevention/body conditioning, and repertory. Week-long intensive culminates in a showing of repertory.

Columbia College, S.C.

Contact: Amanda Ling, Dance Program Chair  803-786-3590

1301 Columbia College Drive, Columbia, SC 29203

College/University. Partial. $4,000 Creative Merit Dance Scholarship

This dance scholarship award is contingent upon the student's acceptance to Columbia College, SC. Once accepted to the college and completed the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the Office of Financial Aid will include this Dance Scholarship on the student's award letter, which will include eligibility for all federal, state, and institutional aid.

Must Major or Minor in Dance at Columbia College, SC and uphold good standing within the Columbia College Dance Company.

The Columbia College Dance Program curriculum focuses on Contemporary dance techniques and Somatic practices. The curriculum additionally has an emphasis on choreography and dance pedagogy.

Cornish College of the Arts:

Contact: Sharron Starling


1000 Lenora Street, Seattle, WA 98121

College/University- Partial$10,000+Tuition

Student must be admitted to Cornish for Fall 2024 at a level that matches our $10,000 award or higher.

BFA: Technique, Choreography, Teaching

Dean College

Contact: Ashley Reed  508-541-1516

99 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038

College/UniversityPartialFull-year scholarships will be offered in the amount of $20,000 , $22,000, or $25,000 per year.

These scholarships are only available to students living on our campus. Scholarships assist with the cost of tuition, room, and board.

Students must be admitted into Dean College and must be a full-time resident student. Student pursuing both a BA and a BFA are elligible. A conservatory-style rooted in a liberal arts foundation. We are a triple track program in ballet, modern, and jazz. 

DeSales University

Contact: Rebecca Righi   610-282-1100

DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue Center Valley, PA 18034


Partial talent scholarships offered up to $6,000

Partial talent scholarships offered to academically and artistically accepted DeSales

Dance students that are renewable every 4 years

Ballet, Modern, and Hip-Hop Technique, Dance Composition, Dance in World Cultures, Evolution of Ballet and Modern
Kinesiology for Dancers, Methods for Teaching Educational Dance, Freshman and Senior Seminars

The Dance Department at DeSales develops the individual artist and empowers students to use the medium of dance to speak with integrity.

As a dance major, you'll discover that in our training theory and practical application intersect throughout the curriculum in a nurturing environment.

Earl Mosley's Institute of the Arts

Contact: Fredrick Earl Mosley

31 Smith Street, Second Floor Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Summer Partial $500

Tuition Scholarship- Complete full application online at


Ballet, Modern, Jazz, African, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Vogue, etc., professional development, and performance opportunities

George Mason University

Contact: Kim Harris

4400 University Drive MS 3D4 Fairfax Virginia 22030

College/University Partial

The dance talent scholarships range from $1,000 to $20,000 per year and are awarded in addition to any other merit scholarship for which the student qualifies. Students are responsible for the balance of tuition and fees, room and board, books, and supplies. Students are encouraged to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to optimize financial support. Dance scholarships are renewed automatically each year provided students maintain full-time enrollment as a dance major in good academic standing for a total of four academic years. The BFA dance program maintains a 4-year graduation rate of above 90%.

School of Dance Talent Scholarships are awarded based on an audition and the recommendation of the Dance faculty. This dance scholarship award is contingent upon the student's acceptance to George Mason University as a BFA dance major.

George Mason University is located in Fairfax, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C., and features a focus on performance and choreography with extensive performance opportunities. The BFA program is highlighted with outstanding professional faculty and renowned guest artists. The rigorous curriculum of studio and theoretical study provides conservatory training in a liberal arts setting. Small classes allow for personal growth and development of individual artistic voice as you prepare for a life in dance. Alumni from our program dance with Mark Morris Dance Group, Ballets Jazz Montréal, Paul Taylor Dance Company, RUBBERBAND Dance Company, Alejandro Cerrudo, and the Broadway cast of Hamilton and Mean Girls, among others.

Goucher College

Contact: Elizabeth Ahearn  410-337-63991021

Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, MD 21204

College/University Partial  Goucher Dance Scholarships are awarded based on submission of a dance scholarship application, an audition, and the recommendation of the Dance faculty. All first-year applicants planning to major in dance are eligible to audition.

Goucher does not require an audition to be accepted into the Dance Department. Auditions are solely for scholarship consideration. You must apply and be accepted to Goucher to receive a scholarship offer.

The dance scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000 per year and are awarded in addition to any other merit scholarship for which the student qualifies. (Scholarships cannot be combined with a Tuition Exchange, or a Tuition Remission benefit from Goucher College.) Students are responsible for the balance of tuition, room and board, books, fees, and supplies.

Dance scholarships are renewed automatically each year provided students maintain full-time enrollment as a dance major in good academic standing until graduation or a maximum of eight semesters, whichever comes first.

Details can be found here:
Dance scholarships will be renewed automatically each year provided students maintain full-time enrollment as a dance major in good academic standing until graduation or a maximum of eight semesters, whichever comes first. Students are responsible for the balance of tuition, room and board, books, fees and supplies Goucher also provides a comprehensive program of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study aimed at helping students bridge the gap between their family's resources and the cost of attending Goucher.To be considered for a dance scholarship, students must apply to Goucher using the Common Application and must also complete the Dance Scholarship Application ( Goucher will accept the RHSDF audition in lieu of the in person or video options. After audition review, dance faculty will contact students to inform them of their award potential. Award amounts will be determined and communicated after review of all application materials. RHSDF applicants MUST apply to Goucher and complete the dance scholarship application if possible by January 15, the Regular Decision deadline, a non-binding entrance plan.DEGREES OFFERED: BA in Dance - also offering a Concentration in Dance Science, Concentration in Arts Management, and Dance Education Teacher Certification

DESCRIPTION: Goucher College (Baltimore, MD) offers a BA in dance with training and mentorship designed to prepare graduates for success in a multifaceted dance industry. The Dance Department offers studio courses in ballet, pointe, modern, and West African as part of a curriculum that allows for academic discourse, and career preparation. Multiple performance opportunities, frequent guest artists, and a required study-abroad experience support our innovative curriculum.
CURRICULUM FOCUS: Ballet, Modern, West African. Other courses offered: Pointe and Variations, Repertory, Male Technique, Partnering, Pilates Mat, Pilates Apparatus I-II, Dance Technology, Dance Pedagogy, Composition I-III, Dance History, Anatomy, Labanotation, Introduction to Dance Therapy, Dance and Community Outreach, Politics of Performance, freshman Dance Seminar, Senior Capstone, and Goucher Repertory Dance Ensemble opportunities. Other programming includes National Dance Honor Society, Orchesis Dance Club, Dancers of Color Coalition Club, Dance Improv Club, Dance Team, Hip Hop Dance Club, Pizzazz & numerous study abroad experiences.

The Hartt School, University of Hartford

Contact: Stephen Pier

917 701 8754

200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117

Partial Tuition- Initial offers at RHSDF range form $10,000 - $27,000 per year

Applicants must have at least an intermediate level of technique with a strong interest in both contemporary and classical forms. An ability to sustain and contribute to a challenging and supportive learning/artistic environment leading to a professional career is sought after.


Performance and study of varied repertoire and techniques including classical and contemporary ballet, pointe, classical and contemporary modern. Composition/choreography is a major part of the program. Partnering, Anatomy/Kinesiology, Career Administration, Music, Dance History, Dance for Camera, International Study Abroad and other subjects are part of the curriculum. Additional Academic Minors are encouraged.

Hartt Dance is dedicated to preparing students for meaningful lifelong professional careers in the demanding and evolving field of Dance. Through rigorous, innovative, and integrated learning experiences in both academic and technical studies our students develop their abilities to successfully navigate their unique career journeys. Our culture of deeply supported learning engages students in professionally relevant and diverse performing, teaching, and creative opportunities that have an international scope and real world significance. We emphasize the critical thinking, awareness and effective habits that determine success in any field, as practiced through the exacting pursuit of excellence in Dance. Our graduates emerge with a substantial set of skills with which to thrive in the multifaceted constantly changing world they are entering.

High Point University

Contact: Lindsey Howie  336-841-9439

1 N University Parkway, High Point, NC 27268

College/University Partial $2,000 per year. Goes toward tuition and fees. Must be declared as a dance major, be admitted to HPU, and maintain a GPA of 3.0

Studio and technique classes, dance and new media, history, choreography, capstones

Kent State University

Contact: Barbara A. Verlezza, Dance Coordinator and Associate Director, School of Theatre and Dance  


Kent State University 1325 Theatre Drive, Center for the Performing Arts, Kent, Ohio 44242

College/University  Partial Tuition based scholarship. Amount determined after audition.  Must be a High School Senior.

BFA/BA in Dance.

Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Composition, Pedagogy, Hip Hop, Tap, Dance History, Production Fundamentals, Music, Kinesiology, Kent Dance Ensemble, Nutrition.

Joffrey Ballet School

Contact: Nancy Cole. 888-438-3808

434 Ave of the America's, 3rd FL, New York, NY 10011

Summer, Trainee Program Partial, Full 25% - 100% Tuition scholarships available for summer and year round study

Scholarships cover tuition costs and range from 25% up to 100%

Well rounded pre-professional students who excel in either the ballet or jazz & contemporary disciplines.

Ballet Division: Ballet, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Contemporary, Contemporary Ballet, Jazz, Character & more Jazz & Contemporary Division: Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, Theater Dance & more

Mercyhurst University

Contact: C.Noelle Partusch-


501 E. 38th St., Erie, PA, 16546


College/UniversityPartial$10K - $25K per year for 4 years or 8 semestersTuition ONLY - not room, board, etc.Intermediate level of ballet technique. Intermediate level of pointe work for female-identifying dancers. Dancers should currently be studying ballet 8-10 hrs/wk.If you dream of performing, choreographing, teaching, running a studio, or engaging with your community, a degree in dance can help you set the stage.

The Mercyhurst Department of Dance is a classical ballet program rooted in the liberal arts tradition. Mercyhurst University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance. Our Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts offerings emphasize the development of professional dancers, teachers, choreographers and scholars.

The rigorous programming emphasizes high quality training in a supportive environment from a faculty of experienced professionals, with the mission to generate leaders in the dance field.

Classical Ballet w/pointe work (required daily); Modern, Jazz, Choreography, Dance History, Dance Conditioning, Music for Dancers, Pedagogy, & Kinesiology. Electives include Pointe & Variations, Contemporary Ballet, Contemporary Partnering, Tap, Musical Theatre Dance, Men's Classical Technique, Classical Pas de Deux, & Pilates. Dance theory courses include Intro to Labanotation, Global Perspectives through Yoga, Arts Administration, & Liturgical Dance: Concepts & Perceptions. Numerous performing opportunities are available and open to all dance majors including main stage concerts, choreography showings, outreach performances, and participation (by audition) with our Company-in-Residence, SoMar Dance Works. We stage a full-length ballet every other year.

With leadership development as a goal, our department houses three clubs and offers service opportunities, internships, and study abroad programs. Through our program you will gain experiences and cultivate skills that are necessary for the dance field, and are also applicable and transferable to a wide variety of careers.

New York Dance Project

Contact: Davis Robertson


113 west 96th St, Suite 9

Company and Trainee Program Partial

Two 50% Scholarships towards our Company Program and two 50% scholarships towards our Trainee Program in NYC

Scholarship covers the cost of tuition. New York Dance Project covers the cost of lodging, transportation and food while on tour. 12yrs-25 years old.

NYDP is a dynamic NYC based dance company seamlessly blending contemporary and classical repertory. Focused on professional development, NYDP empowers dancers and offers opportunities, while serving as bridge in their careers. With a world-class faculty, the company provides opportunities for both trainees and company members. NYDP goes beyond performance, offering career advising and individualized mentoring, fostering a supportive environment for dancers to navigate the complexities of their personal professional journey. Classes are Monday- Friday during our year round program that begins in September 2024 and ends May 2025. Classes include ballet technique, pointe, contemporary, new work, rehearsals, and more.

The Ohio State University Department of Dance

Contact: Damian Bowerman  614-292-9594

316 Sullivant Hall, 1813 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43210


  • Scholarship Amount: $7000 each of four academic years, up to $28,000 total for each selected student

  • Number of Scholarships Awarded Annually: Two to Four

  • ​Type of Scholarship: Merit, but need is also considered

  • Application Process: There is no separate application process. All prospective students who have applied to audition to the program by Feb. 1 are automatically considered. 

  • Students must be both accepted by audition to the BFA program and admitted to the university in order to receive the Alkire award.

Curriculum Includes: The Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) in Dance program is committed to cultivating a rigorous curriculum that draws upon multiple disciplinary and artistic approaches while encouraging students to position their own work and development within broad social contexts. Our curriculum is designed to develop concrete skills in performance, choreography, and pedagogy and to instill an intellectually broad and deep appreciation of the role that dance plays in human culture around the world while ensuring our students are competitive in the current marketplace. We are committed to academic excellence, diversity, freedom of expression, activism, social transformation and civic responsibility. Our BFA program’s priority is to cultivate artist-citizens committed to leadership, community, equity and social justice. 


Our program encourages integration of the curricular areas, supports an interdisciplinary approach, promotes the education of the whole person, values cultural and curricular diversity, and responds to the individual needs of students, faculty, the dance field, and our broader culture. Students leave the program with the skills, perspective and imagination to be visionaries, advocates, and leaders in the field of dance and in their communities.


The mission of the BFA is to be an exciting and diversified dance program. Defined by a varied and dynamic blend of physical practice, creative practice and embodied theory, The BFA trains students to: 

·         Both deepen and broaden physical training; 

·         Develop choreographic skills, explore experimental technologies (IM, Video, Dance Theatre), in service to becoming sophisticated and nuanced                artists in general;

·         Cultivate an understanding between performance and culturally inclusive and critically rigorous pedagogy; 

·         Deepen and expand one’s understanding of the art and practice of performance (via formal and informal performances, in-progress showings,              scholarly lectures etc.);

·         Become an arts activist, arts educator and advocate;

·         And to develop scholarly expertise and sophistication in culture and the arts in general.  

Old Dominion University

Contact: Megan Thompsom   847-858-8000

3000 Batten Arts and Letters, Norfolk, VA 23529

Summer, College/University Partial $1000-2500 partial scholarships to the University and Half Scholarships to Summer Dance Program tuitionScholarships to the University require HS diploma and minimum GPA of 2.0. Students who major in dance take courses in hip hop, jazz, modern dance, ballet, Pilates, anatomy/kinesiology, improvisation, composition, dance history, teaching principles, acting, and filmmaking.

Peridance Center

Contact:  Nikki Holck

126 E 13th St NY NY 10003

Summer, College/University  Partial, Full$200 Scholarship for Peridance Contemporary Dance Company Intensive (August 2024)
25%, 50% Scholarships to 2 Year Post Secondary Certificate Program (Start September 2024)

The scholarship covers tuition (in increments listed above)

Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Repertoire, Theory Studies

Point Park University's Conservatory of Performing Arts

Contact: Nicole Casey

201 Wood Street Pittsburgh, Pa 15222

Summer and University

Amounts vary based on the program in which a student enrolls (Summer or University).


Scholarship amount can only be applied to cost/tuition. Scholarships are merit-based (talent) awards.

The curriculum varies based on the program in which a student pursues (Summer or University).

Radford University

Contact: James Robey

801 East Main Street, Radford, VA 24060


$1000 tuition scholarship for a dance major at Radford University. Covers $1000 of tuition per year over 4 years if the student stays in good standing as a dance major. Must be a dance major. Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theatre, Korean Dance, Choreograph, Dance History, Somatics, etc.

Richmond Ballet

Contact:  Sarah Ferguson

407 E Canal Street, Richmond, VA

Summer Full $2,875.00

Does not cover room & board

Students in the Advanced Division begin their day with Ballet Technique class followed by Pointe or Men’s Work. Advanced Division students also study Character Dance, Contemporary Ballet, Jazz, Modern Dance, Repertory, Theatre Dance and Variations. Enrichment classes are offered in Nutrition, Injury Prevention, Conditioning, and special dance forms like Chinese Classical Folk Dance. Performance opportunity offered to those students who attend the 5-week program.

Rutgers-Mason Gross School of the Arts:

Peg Barbarite-


33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

College/UniversityPartial $10,000 to $20,000

Must apply to and enroll in Mason Gross School of the ArtsBFA, BA, EdM, Minor, Certificate Programs

Ruth Page Center for the Arts

Contact: Cara Wedeking.


1016 N Dearborn St Chicago IL 60610

Summer Full $2400, excluding $50 reg fee

full tuition for the four-week International Dance Experience program, room and board not included any talented and driven dancer.

The International Dance Experience offers rigorous, balanced training in ballet and modern, as well as other styles including jazz and Afro-Cuban. Dancers are also given the opportunity to work with dancers and guest artists from all over the world.

Slippery Rock University

Jennifer Keller-


Department of Dance, 1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA. 16057

Summer Partial5 (five) $500.00 scholarships for Slippery Rock University's FORGE Summer Dance Intensive.

This is a $500 tuition scholarship for the FORGE Dance Intensive which runs for two weeks, June 16-29, 2024. Information can be found at:

Excellent technique and artistry, along with stylistic versatility

Modern, Jazz, Ballet, African, Hip Hop, Improvisation, Composition, Somatics

University of Illinois at Champaign, Urbana

Contact: Anna Sapozhnikov


907 1/2 W Nevada St, Urbana IL 61801

Summer Full $800

All classes and room & board. Does not cover transportation

Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Contact: Karen McShane-Hellenbrand 608-262-3679

Lathrop Hall, 1050 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706

College/University  Partial $7500- partial scholarship with additional money possible.Incoming scholarship award for partial tuition. NAB.S.  & B.F.A. degrees and certificates in Pilates, Dance Studies, and Introductory Studies in Dance Movement Therapy

We are awarding 5 scholarships.

Webster University.

Contact: Maggi Dueker.


470 E. Lockwood Ave.

Summer Partial, Full $212.50-$425 Tuition

In addition to daily ballet and contemporary classes, students will train in jazz, musical theatre dance, improvisation, hip-hop, and aerial. Daily lunchtime discussions will explore topics important to aspiring dancers, including audition tips, injury prevention and treatment, and dance in college and beyond.

West Virginia University

Contact: General McArthur Hambrick


School of Theatre & Dance, P.O. Box 6111, Creative Arts Center, Morgantown, WV 26505-6111

The Dance program at West Virginia University College of Creative Arts will be offering a scholarship between $5,000-$10,000 annually. This scholarship is for students beginning their studies in Fall 2024, and is renewable for up to 8 semesters of study. The award is based off artistic merit as determined by WVU dance faculty. To receive the award students must meet all admissions requirements to West Virginia University and be enrolled as a dance major.


Contact: Ramona Kundl-


701 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730

College/UniversityPartial $1000-$2000 scholarship plus an out of state tuition waiver approximately valued at close to $15,000.

Tuition plus includes an out of state waiver on tuition. Renewable for four years. Talent Based ScholarshipB.A. Dance B.A. Dance K-12 Certification

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