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Dance Magazine scholarship guide 2009.

Funding your dance training is no easy task, especially in these tough economic times. How to pay for summer intensives, competitions, or the next year of school? Our annual scholarship guide has lots of answers. We've compiled over a hundred opportunities to help you cut the costs of your dance education, from tuition and travel, to costumes and books. Be sure to contact a school or organization for full details on how to apply.

UP TO $100K

AjkunBT Fund

New York, NY

Contact: Management

646.202.1852

ajkun@aol.com

www.ajkunbt.org

Deadline: April 21, 2010; Applications accepted for 2010-2012; Rolling deadline for 2011-2013

Number Awarded: Varies, with max. total distribution of $100k

Pays for: Choreography, production, and presenting grants

Requirements: Ages 18+; Audition

Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, FL

Contact: Brian Palmer

904.256.7374

bpalmer@ju.edu

www.ju.edu

Male Dance Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 2

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: In-person audition

Mills College

Oakland, CA

Contact: Dance Department

510.430.2175

dance@mills.edu

www.mills.edu

Deadline: February 15, 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: MA/MFA applicants: audition and/or video submission; Others: email school for details

Youth America Grand Prix

New York, NY

212.590.2325

info@yagp.org

www.yagp.org

Deadline: Dance students selected from semi-finals held throughout the year or by video preliminary. Scholarships awarded at NYC Finals in March/April each year.

Number Awarded: 158 in 2009; Varies per year Pays for: YAGP awards

UP TO $25K

AjkunBT Fund

New York, NY

Contact: Management

646.202.1852

ajkun@aol.com

www.ajkunbt.org

Deadline: December 21, 2009; Applications accepted for 2010-12; Rolling deadline for years 2011-13

Number Awarded: Varies, with max. total distribution of $130k

Pays for: Full-time traineeship

Requirements: Ages 16+; Audition; Advanced/professional level ballet

Birmingham-Southern College

Birmingham, AL

Contact: Ruth Henry

205.226.4943

rhenry@bsc.edu

www.bsc.edu/academics/theatredance/dance.htm

Deadline: Rolling

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: College acceptance; Incoming freshmen; Audition

The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory

New York, NY

Contact: Yvonne Chow, Education Director

800.697.4698

admissions@hdcny.org

www.hdcny.org

Deadline: July 24, 2009

Number Awarded: 5

Pays for: Choreography, Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Ages 18+; Documented experience in any art form

Princess Grace Foundation--USA

New York, NY

Contact: Jelena Tadic

212.317.1470

jtadic@pgfusa.org

www.pgfusa.org

Deadline: April 30, 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition for pre-professional training

Requirements: Promising student training at a nonprofit U.S. school with dance as a focused discipline

Saint Mary's College of California

Moraga, CA

Contact: Professor Cathy Davalos

925.631.4824

cdavalos@stmarys-ca.edu

www.stmarys-ca.edu/performingartsscholarships.edu

Deadline: Auditions in early January 2010

Number Awarded: 6

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Dance major or minor

University of Michigan, Department of Dance Ann Arbor, MI

Contact: Samantha Strayer

734.763.5460

sstrayer@umich.edu

www.dance.umich.edu

Rackham Graduate School

Deadline: January 2, 2010

Number Awarded: 1-4

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Graduate student

University of Richmond

Richmond, VA

Contact: Debbie Mullin

804.289.8592

dmullin@richmond.edu

www.theatredance.richmond.edu

Deadline: January 5, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

UP TO $10K

CalArts Sharon Disney

Lund School of Dance

Valencia, CA

Contact: Zari Wigfall

661.253.7771

zwigfall@calarts.edu

www.calarts.edu

Various Scholarships

Deadline: Auditions held in January

and February 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

danceWEB

Vienna, Austria

Contact: Hanna Bauer

+43.1.523.55.58.40

scholarship@danceWEB.eu

www.jardindeurope.eu

Deadline: January 15, 2010

Number Awarded: Approx. 68

Pays for: Accommodation in Vienna, Admission to performances at ImPulsTanz--Vienna International Dance Festival, Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Dancers and choreographers with professional ambitions; Ages 22-30 preferred; Good knowledge of English; Quality of dance background is main criteria

Goucher College

Dance Department

Baltimore, MD

Contact: Sara Thomson

410.337.6390

goucherdance@goucher.edu

www.goucher.edu/dance

Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship

Deadline: January 4, 2010

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

The Rosenberg Scholarship in Dance

Deadline: January 4, 2010

Number Awarded: 3

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Hope College Dance Department

Holland, MI

Contact: Stephanie Brumels

616.395.7700

brumelss@hope.edu

www.hope.edu/academic/dance

Distinguished Artist Award

Number Awarded: 12

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Dance major or minor; Incoming freshman

NYIBC, Inc

New York, NY

Contact: Director

212.956.1520

nyibc@nyibc.org

www.nyibc.org

New York International Ballet Competition

Deadline: December 31, 2010

Number Awarded: 48 (24 women, 24 men)

Pays for: Competition, Special workshops, Room & board, Tuition

Requirements: Women ages 17-23; Men ages 18-24

Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

Contact: Barbara Houston

412.392.6131

bhouston@pointpark.edu

www.pointpark.edu

COPA

Deadline: May, 2010

Number Awarded: 10-20

Pays for: Tuition

St. Olaf College

Northfield, MN

Contact: Gwen Daniels

507.786.3248

ole-dance@stolaf.edu

www.stolaf.edu/depts/dance

Dance Alumni Scholarship

Deadline: October 15, 2009

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Incoming first-year students

Samuel H. Scripps BAM Scholarship Fund

Brooklyn, NY

Contact: Scholarship & Recognition Programs

609.771.7878

srp-csr@ets.org

www.BAM.org/scripps

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Deadline: January 29, 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Current/former participants of BAM's education program

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA

Contact: Barbara Murray

408.554.4599

bmurray@scu.edu

www.scu.edu/theatre

Theatre and Dance Department

Deadline: January, 2010

Number Awarded: 3

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

University @ Buffalo--Theatre & Dance

Buffalo, NY

Contact: Main Office

716.645.6897

td-theatredance@buffalo.edu

theatredance@buffalo.edu

Perry Watkins Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: African-American theatrical designer

University of Minnesota--Twin Cities, Dance Program

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Nora Jenneman

612.624.5060

umdance@umn.edu

www.dance.umn.edu

Gertrude Lippincott Scholarship in Dance

Deadline: February 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Admission; Financial Need

UP TO $5K

92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center

New York, NY

Contact: Kathryn Wilkening

212.415.5552

dance@92Y.org

www.92Y.org/scholarships

Recanati-Kaplan Arts Scholarships

Deadline: June 16, 2010

Number Awarded: 10-16

Pays for: Tuition, 2 group field trips per year

Requirements: Ages 8-18; Audition

The Alley School

New York, NY

Contact: JoAnne Rugged, Director of Admissions

212.405.9513

admissions@alvinailey.org

www.theaileyschool.edu

The Alley School Fellowship Program

Deadline: By audition 3 times annually

Number Awarded: Approx. 40 per semester

Pays for: Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Ages 15-21; Int/adv dancers; Ballet/modern techniques

Allegheny Ballet Company

Altoona, PA

Contact: Donna Pearson

814.941.9944

alleghenyballet@verizon.net

www.alleghenyballet.com

Chance to Dance

Deadline: September 12, 2009

Number Awarded: 3

Pays for: Dance attire, Makeup, Shoes, Tuition

Requirements: Ages 7-10; Open

audition; Maintain passing grades; Demonstrate potential/musicality

American Harlequin Corporation

Moorestown, NJ

Contact: Claire Londress

800.642.6440

dance@harlequinfloors.com

www.harlequinfloors.com

Harlequin Annual Dance

Scholarship Program

Number Awarded: 20

Pays for: Competition, Special workshops, Travel, Tuition

Requirements: Ages 15-21; American or Canadian citizen; Student of dance at the time of application

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida

Miami, FL

Contact: Ruby Issaev

305.935.3232

artsballet@bellsouth.net

www.artsballettheatre.org

Number Awarded: 10

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Previous training

Avila University

Kansas City, MO

Contact: Cindy Freeman

816.501.2478

cindy.freeman@avila.edu

www.avila.edu/Athletics/dance.asp

Avila Performance Grant

Deadline: Auditions in early March; Apply by February; Possible second audition in April; See website for more information

Number Awarded: 24

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Young ladies who want to continue dancing at a competitive level in college

Belvoir Terrace

Lenox, MA

Contact: Nancy Goldberg

212.580.3398

info@belvoirterrace.com

www.belvoirterrace.com

Edna Y. Schwartz Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 10

Pays for: Tuition, Room and board

Requirements: Females ages 14-16; Advanced in ballet

The Bogliasco Foundation

New York, NY

Contact: Hope O'Reilly

212.713.7628

mail@bfny.org

www.bfny.org

Jerome Robbins Bogliasco

Fellowship in Dance

Deadline: January 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Residential fellowship, Travel

Requirements: Professional American choreographers

Boise State University

Boise, ID

Contact: Maria Hansen

208.426.3568

mhansen@boisestate.edu

www.theatre.boisestate.edu

Troutner Dance Scholarship

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Int/adv in ballet and contemporary

Idaho Dance Theatre Scholarship

Deadline: See www.idahodancetheatre.org

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Advanced ballet and modern technique; Full-time Boise State University student; Idaho Dance Theatre (IDT) company member; 3.0 GPA

Brenau University Dance Department

Gainesville, GA

Contact: Vincas Greene

770.534.6245

vgreene@brenau.edu

www.brenau.edu/sfah/dance/default.com

Deadline: Rolling

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition as a dance major

Requirements: Acceptance to Brenau dance dept.; Dance major

Chicago National Association of Dance Masters

Rockford, IL

Contact: Kathy Velasco

815.397.6052

cnadm@megsinet.net

www.cnadm.com

CNADM College Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Student of CNADM

Coker College Dance Program

Hartsville, SC

Contact: Wanda Ebright

843.383.8067

webright@coker.edu

www.coker.edu/dance

Talent or Dance

Deadline: Rolling

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Intermediate level

DeSales University

Center Valley, PA

Contact: Kristin Fieseler

610.282.1100 x1243

kristin.fieseler@desales.edu

www.desales.edu

DeSales University Dance Program

Deadline: January 4, 2010

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Acceptance to DeSales

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Dr. Miriam Giguere

215.895.4914

danceprogram@drexel.edu

www.drexel.edu/westphal/dance

Deadline: April 30, 2010

Number Awarded: 10-15

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Franklin Pierce University

Rindge, NH

Contact: Wendy Dwyer

603.899.4292

dwyerwb@franklinpierce.edu

www.franklinpierce.edu

Alvin Scholarships/Franklin Pierce University

Deadline: April 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 2 in dance, 2 in theatre, 2 in music

Pays for: $2000, renewable each of 4 undergraduate years

Requirements: Application form; 2 letters of recommendation; DVD

Giordano Dance School

Evanston, IL

Contact: Amy Giordano

847.866.9442

school@giordanodance.org

www.giordanodance.org

Peg Giordano Scholarship

Number Awarded: 1 per year

Pays for: Choreography, Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Under 18; Current Giordano junior

Goucher College Dance Department

Baltimore, MD

Contact: Sara Thomson

410.337.6390

goucherdance@goucher.edu

www.goucher.edu/dance

Friends of Goucher Dance Scholarship

Deadline: January 4, 2010

Number Awarded: 4

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

The Hartfel Foundation

Orange, CA

Contact: Catherine Bonomini

714.925.9806

info@hartfel.org

www.hartfel.org

The JohnC School of Ballet

Deadline: September 30, 2009

Number Awarded: 5

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Ages 11-18; Audition; Essay; Interview; No dance experience required

Headlong Performance Institute

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Lauren Dubowski

215.545.9195

hpicoordinator@earthlink.net

www.headlongperformance

institute.org

Post-bac Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2009

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: College graduates

Hofstra University--Dance Program/Dept. of Drama and Dance

Hempstead, NY

Contact: Lance Westergard or Rachel List

516.463.5444

drmlzw@hofstra.edu,

Rachel.List@hofstra.edu

www.hofstra.edu

"Grant-In-Aid"

Deadline: January 31, 2010

Number Awarded: 4

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Illinois State University, School of Theatre, Dance Program

Normal, IL

Contact: Sara Semonis

309.438.8021

ssemoni@ilstu.edu

www.cfa.ilstu.edu/theatre/Tuition Scholarships

Deadline: March 4, 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Artistic experience; Academic achievement Talent Grants

Deadline: March 4, 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Artistic experience; Academic achievement

Jacob's Pillow Dance

Becket, MA

Contact: Education Office

413.243.9919

info@jacobspillow.org

www.jacobspillow.org

Jacob's Pillow Dance Scholarship

Deadline: March 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Admittance to all festival events, Program fees, Room & board, Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Vary per program

Kent State University--Dance Division

Kent, OH

Contact: Andrea Shearer

330.672.2069

dance@kent.edu

www.dance.kent.edu

Honors College

Deadline: February 2010

Number Awarded: 3

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; 3.3 GPA; ACT score of 24 or SAT of 1090

Long Island University--CW Post Campus

Brookville, NY

Contact: Dr. Cara Gargano

516.299.2353

cgargano@liu.edu

www.liu.edu

Dance Studies Program

Deadline: Rolling

Number Awarded: 10

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Interview

Marygrove College

Detroit, MI

Contact: Jordeen Ivanov-Ericson

313.927.1307

jivanov@marygrove.edu

www.marygrove.edu

Talent Scholarship

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Marymount Manhattan College

New York, NY

Contact: Nancy Lushington

212.517.0610

dance@mmm.edu

www.mmm.edu

Deadline: February 2010

Number Awarded: Multiple

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Mercyhurst College

Erie, PA

Contact: Dana McMillin

814.824.3125

dmcmillin@mercyhurst.edu

dance.mercyhurst.edu

Dance Merit Scholarship

Deadline: Rolling

Number Awarded: 20

Pays for: Tuition

Oakland University

Rochester, MI

Contact: Gregory Patterson

248.370.3009

patterso@oakland.edu

www4.oakland.edu

Talent Based/Oakland University

Deadline: Before March 2010

Number Awarded: 10-15

Pays for: Room & board, Tuition

Requirements: College-level only

Ohio Northern University

Ada, OH

Contact: Laurie Bell

419.772.2049

l-bell@onu.edu

www.onu.edu/A+S/comm_arts/Dance.html

Talent Award

Deadline: February 20, 2010

Number Awarded: 5

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Acceptance to Ohio Northern; Audition; Dance minor

Oklahoma City University--Dance Department

Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Jenn Polvado

405.208.5644

dance@okcu.edu

www.okcu.edu/dance_amgt

Dance Talent Scholarship

Deadline: October 24, 2009

Number Awarded: 60

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Acceptance to program; Audition; Full-time student

Oral Roberts University

Tulsa, OK

Contact: Amy Mclntosh

918.488.3856

amcintosh@oru.edu

www.oru.edu/dance

ORU Dance Talent Award

Deadline: March 12, 2010

Number Awarded: Limited

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Acceptance to ORU; Audition; Acceptance to ORU dance major by March 12, 2010

Paradise Valley

Community College

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Sonia Valle, Dance

Program Director

602.787.6808

sonia.valle@pvmail.maricopa.edu

www.pvc.maricopa.edu/fitness/dance/

Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship

Deadline: None; Students

nominated by instructors

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Dance major

Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp

Steamboat Springs, CO

Contact: June Lindenmayer

970.879.7125

p-m@perry-mansfield.org

www.perry-mansfield.org

Deadline: February 15, 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: 8th grade-college; Audition

Presidio Dance Theatre

San Francisco, CA

Contact: Sherene Melania, Artistic Director

415.561 3958

info@presidiodance.org

www.presidiodance.org

Presidio Performing Arts Foundation

Deadline: Rolling, if spaces available

Number Awarded: 10

Pays for: Choreography, Costumes, Special workshops, Travel, Tuition

Requirements: High school with ballet training; College with performance experience

Quinte Ballet School of Canada

Belleville, ON

Contact: Allena R. Litherland, Director of Operations

866.962.9274

info@quinteballetschool.com

www.quinteballetschool.com

Merit Scholarships

Deadline: August 1, 2009

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Primarily for male students

The School of Ballet Nouveau Colorado

Broomfield, CO

Contact: Julia Wilkinson Manley

303.466.5685

info@bncdance.com

www.schoolofbnc.com

Deadline: Rolling

Number Awarded: 10

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Ages 15+; Video

Southern Union State Community College

Wadley, AL

Contact: Sonja McCord Fincher

256.395.2211

sfincher@suscc.edu

Southern Union Performing Arts

Number Awarded: 17

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Prior dance experience

SUNY College at Fredonia--Department of Theatre and Dance

Fredonia, NY

Contact: Vicki Gage

716.673.3596

theatre.dance@fredonia.edu

www.fredonia.edu/department/theatredance/

Trent Illig Memorial Award for Dance

Deadline: March 1, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Enrollment in BFA Dance Major Program; No audition necessary

University @ Buffalo--Theatre & Dance

Buffalo, NY

Contact: Main Office

716.645.6897

td-theatredance@buffalo.edu

theatredance@buffalo.edu

Performing & Creative Arts Scholarship

Deadline: January 1, 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: SAT score of 1230; High school GPA of 90

Stanley Dampier Travis

Memorial Award

Deadline: March 1,2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Various

Requirements: Current major; Application; Approval of committee

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

Contact: Greg Halloran

208.885.2184

halloran@uidaho.edu

www.dance.uidaho.edu

Marshall Arts Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Dance majors from Idaho

Cohen Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 3

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: New or continuing majors; Financial need Activity Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 5

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Current dance majors

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

Contact: Ronda Hume

785.864.4264

kudance@ku.edu

www.dance.ku.edu

Deadline: October 26, 2009; February 2010

Number Awarded: 1-5

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Strong ballet, modern and jazz techniques

University of Minnesota--Twin Cities, Dance Program

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Nora Jenneman

612.624.5060

umdance@umn.edu

www.dance.umn.edu

Dale Schatzlein Dance Scholarship

Deadline: February 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition;

Admission; Financial need

Beth Rubinger Suran Scholarship in Dance

Deadline: February 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Admission; Financial need Zoe Sealy Scholarship in Dance

Deadline: February 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Admission; Financial need

Marge Maddux Scholarship in Dance

Deadline: February 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Admission; Financial need

University of Oklahoma/School of Dance

Norman, OK

Contact: Kate O'Brien

405.325.4051

dance@ou.edu

www.ou.edu/finearts/dance

Deadline: May 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 50

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

University of Wisconsin--Madison

Madison, WI

Contact: Sally Roedl

608.262.1691

uwdance@education.wisc.edu

www.dance.wisc.edu

Deadline: December 2009-April 2010

Number Awarded: 40

Pays for: Choreography, Special workshops, Travel, Tuition

Requirements: Application

University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

Contact: Jack Chapman

307.766.2198

jchapman@uwyo.edu

www.uwyo.edu/th&d

Dept. of Theatre and Dance

Deadline: February 1, 2010

Number Awarded: 12

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

Contact: Nina Nelson

269.387.5830

dance-info@wmich.edu

www.wmich.edu/dance

Dalton Exceptional Dance Major Scholarship

Deadline: November 13, 2009

Number Awarded: 4

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Dance major; Junior or senior at beginning of year of award; WMU GPA of 3.0; Dance GPA of 3.5

Outstanding Dance Major Scholarship

Deadline: November 13, 2009

Number Awarded: 6

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Outstanding new and current majors; 3.0 GPA Partners in Dance Scholarship

Deadline: November 13, 2009

Number Awarded: 4

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: New or current dance majors; Financial need; Maintain overall GPA of 2.5 and dance GPA of 3.0

Wittenberg University

Springfield, OH

Contact: Shih-Ming Li Chang

937.327.7466

schang@wittenberg.edu

www.wittenberg.edu

Theatre and Dance Dept.

Deadline: March 1, 2010

Number Awarded: Unlimited

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Letter of intent; Photo; Resume

UP TO $1K

Academy of Creative Education at Oakwood School

Los Angeles, CA

Contact: Ivan Johnson

818.752.4426

ijohnson@oakwoodschool.org

www.academyofcreative

education.com

Deadline: May 2010

Number Awarded: 5-10

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Grades 7-12; Placement class

Ad Deum Dance Company

Houston, TX

Contact: Randall Flinn

713.626.5050

info@danceaddeum.com

danceaddeum.com

Trainee Scholarship for

Male Dancers

Deadline: July 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 2

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Ages 19-26; Male

AjkunBT Fund

New York City, NY

Contact: Management

646.202.1852

ajkun@aol.com

www.ajkunbt.org

Deadline: December 21, 2009; Applications accepted for fiscal years 2010-12; Rolling deadline for 2010-12; After 12/21/09 applications considered for 2011-13

Number Awarded: Varies, with max. total distribution of $130k Pays for: Summer Traineeship

Requirements: Ages 14+; Audition; Int/adv/professional ballet/modern

Ballet Long Island

Ronkonkoma, NY

Contact: Debra Punzi

631.737.1964

balletlongisland@aol.com

www.balletlongisland.com

Ballet Long Island

Deadline: Monthly auditions, June-October

Number Awarded: 100

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; Scholarship form

CalArts Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance

Valencia, CA

Contact: Zari Wigfall

661.253.7771

zwigfall@calarts.edu

www.calarts.edu

CalArts School of Dance

Summer Study

Deadline: Mid-spring semester

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Summer dance study

Requirements: Enrollment in CalArts Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance

Cornish College of the Arts

Seattle, WA

Contact: Admission Office

800.726.ARTS

admission@comish.edu

www.cornish.edu

Dance Dept. Scholarship

Number Awarded: 25

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Dance Education Services of Long Island

Northport, NY

Contact: Elsa Posey

631.757.2700

eposey@optonline.net

www.poseyschool.org

Deadline: October 1, 2009; January 1, 2010; May 1, 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Attend Posey School

Good Moves

Atlanta, GA

Contact: Carolyn McLaughlin

404.518.1646

goodmoves@mindspring.com

www.goodmoves.org

Ed Source Scholarship

Number Awarded: 5-10

Pays for: Training

Requirements: Attendance; Commitment

Gotta Dance Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

Contact: Kim Thomas

404.352.0420

kimthomas@got2dance.net

www.got2dance.net

GDA Scholarship

Deadline: October 1, 2009

Number Awarded: 2

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Online application (includes 4 letters of recommendation, 3-minute video, proof of household income, essay)

Hillsborough Community College

Tampa, FL

Contact: Christina Acosta

813.253.7623

cacosta@hcdl.edu

www.hcdl.edu/yc/dance.aspx

HCC Dance

Deadline: September 14, 2009

Number Awarded: 8-10

Pays for: Books and fees, Special workshops, Tuition

Indiana Ballet Theatre

Merrillville, IN

Contact: Gloria Tuohy

219.755.4444

ibtnw@hotmail.com

www.ibtnw.org

The Imperial Award

Deadline: September, 2009

Number Awarded: 4

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Age teen+; Male with ballet/modem experience

Indian River State College

Ft. Pierce, EL

Contact: Molly Magee

772.462.7692

mmagee@irsc.edu

www.irsc.edu

Indian River State College/Fine Arts

Deadline: March 10, 2010

Number Awarded: 15

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA

Contact: Ivan Pulinkala

770.423.6789

ipulinka@kennesaw.edu

www.kennesaw.edu/theatre/dance

College of the Arts

Deadline: Scholarships awarded at time of audition for entry into the dance major program

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Lane Community College

Eugene, OR

Contact: Bonnie

541.463.5645

simoab@lanecc.edu

www.lanecc.edu/perfarts/dance

Talent Grant

Deadline: November 2, 2009

Number Awarded: 3

Pays for. Tuition

Requirements: Full-time student

The New York Baroque Dance Company

New York, NY

Contact: Catherine Turocy

212.662.8829

nybaroquedance@yahoo.com

www.nybaroquedance.org

Historical Dance Summer Workshop

Deadline: Rolling

Number Awarded: 2-3

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Ages 18+; Financial need

Oakland University

Rochester, MI

Contact: Gregory Patterson

248.370.3009

patterso@oakland.edu

www4.oakland.edu

Maggie Allesee Summer Study

Deadline: Before April 2010

Number Awarded: 1-5

Requirements: College student

Odyssey Dance Theatre

Salt Lake City, UT

Contact: Annie Van Alstyne

801.495.3262

avanalstyne@odysseydance.com

www.odysseydance.com

Deadline: May 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 12

Pays for: Choreography, Dance classes, Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Ages 14-18

Sierra Nevada Ballet

Genoa, NV

Contact: Rosine Bona

775.783.3223

info@sierranevadaballet.com

www.sierranevadaballet.com

Deadline: May, 2010

Number Awarded: 2

Pays for: Choreography, Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Advanced dancers; Ages 16-24

United Performing Association, UPA

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Mallory

800.800.6UPA

info@upainc.net

www.upainc.net

UPA All American Super Star--High School

Deadline: January 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Choreography, Competition, Special workshops, Travel, Tuition

Requirements: Grades 9-12; Application; Essay; Interview; Talent presentation (dance or cheer) UPA Super Star--High School

Deadline: January 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 2

Pays for: Choreography, Competition, Special workshops, Travel, Tuition

Requirements: Grades 9-12; Outstanding talent

University @ Buffalo--Theatre & Dance

Buffalo, NY

Contact: Main Office

716.645.6897

td-theatredance@buffalo.edu

theatredance@buffalo.edu

Amanda Occhino Award

Deadline: January 29, 2010

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Professional development

Requirements: Current dance major; Recommendation by dance faculty

University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point

Stevens Point, WI

Contact: Joan Karlen

715.346.3982

dance@uwsp.edu

www.uwsp.edu/theatre-dance

UWSP Dance Program

Deadline: February 8, 2010

Number Awarded: 3

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Incoming first-year dance major

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

Contact: Nina Nelson

269.387.5830

dance-info@wmich.edu

www.wmich.edu/dance

Jean Warner Labelle Dance Scholarship

Deadline: November 13, 2009

Number Awarded: 6

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Dance majors

Westmont College

Santa Barbara, CA

Contact: Dr. Erlyne Whiteman

805.565.7225

ewhitema@westmont.edu

www.westmont.edu

Dept. of Theatre Arts

Deadline: March 13, 2010

Number Awarded: 1 per incoming student

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition; At least 3 years studio or high school dance

UP TO $500

American Dance Training Camp

VT, CA, NC, CO, CA

Contact: Office

866.383.2382

adtc@asdance.com

www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

ADTC Partial Scholarship

Deadline: Rolling

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Ages 8-17; Strong love of dance and desire to attend ADTC

American Tap Dance Foundation

New York, NY

Contact: Courtney Runft or Hjordis Linn-Blanford

646.230.9564

registrar@atdf.org or info@atdf.org

www.atdf.org/scholint.html

Gregory Hines Youth Scholarship

Deadline: Returning year-round students and returning Tap City Youth Ensemble members: August 10. All new students and ensemble members: September 13 and through the fall on a roiling basis

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Ages 19 and under; Application; Audition required for Tap City Youth Ensemble only

Ballet Fantastique

Eugene, OR

Contact: Hannah J. Bontrager, Executive Director

541.342.4611

info@balletfantastique.org

www.balletfantastique.org

Ballet Fantastique Rising Star Scholarships

Deadline: Rolling

Number Awarded: 5

Pays for: Choreography,

Professional performances, Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Audition video; Financial need; Merit

BalletMet Columbus Dance Academy

Columbus, OH

Contact: Chris Rogers

614.229.4860

crogers@balletmet.org

www.balletmet.org

Number Awarded: 60

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Baltimore Ballet

Baltimore (Cockeysville), MD

Contact: Elysabeth Catbas

410.667.7974

directors@baltimoreballet.com

www.baltimoreballet.com

Baltimore Ballet

Number Awarded: 1-2

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Serious, outstanding pro-professional students who otherwise cannot afford full tuition

Chicago Human Rhythm Project

Chicago, IL

Contact: Cameron

773.281.1825

info@chicagotap.org

www.chicagotap.org

Rhythm World Tuition Scholarship

Number Awarded: 20

Pays for: Performance tickets, Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Audition

County College of Morris

Randolph, NJ

Contact: Dance Coordinator

973.328.5326

jsjones@ccm.edu

www.ccm.edu

CCM Foundation

Deadline: Rolling

Number Awarded: 1-3

Pays for: Choreography, Special workshops, Textbooks, Tuition

Requirements: AFA program participation

Dancewave, Inc

Brooklyn, NY

Contact: Veronica Carnero

718.522.4696

veronica@dancewave.org

www.dancewave.org

AfterSchool Scholarship

Deadline: September 1, 2009

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Audition

The Dancing Wheels Company and School

Cleveland, OH

Contact: Kristen Stilwell

216.432.0306

proflair3@aol.com

www.dancingwheels.org

Various Scholarships

Number Awarded: Varies

Pays for: Special workshops, Tuition

DeSales University

Center Valley, PA

Contact: Kristin Fieseler

610.282.1100 x1243

kristin.fieseler@desales.edu

www.desales.edu

DeSales University Summer Dance Intensive

Deadline: June 4, 2010

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Int/adv high school and college dancers

Free to Dance Foundation

Ashburn, VA

Contact: Lisa Girdy

703.444.6451

freetodancefoundation@comcast.net

www.freetodancefoundation.org

Deadline: June 30, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Dance-related needs

Requirements: Dance major at George Mason University

Imagine Ballet Theatre

Bountiful, UT

Contact: Raymond Van Mason

801.296.1372

ibtmason@comcast.net

www.imagineballet.org

Deadline: August 2009

Number Awarded: 4

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Ages 12+; Audition

In-Step Dance Company/Arts In Motion

The Woodlands, TX

Contact: Dana Sparks

281.298.7837

instepdancecenter@sbcglobal.net

www.instepdancecenter.com

Arts In Motion

Deadline: September 30, 2009

Number Awarded: 2

Pays for: Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: 2 years dance experience; Ages 7-18

Kilgore College

Kilgore, TX

Contact: Cathy Beckman

903.983.8633

cbeckman@kilgore.edu

www.kilgore.edu

Deadline: April 2010

Number Awarded: 5

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition for incoming students; Full-time dance student

Lane Community College

Eugene, OR

Contact: Bonnie

541.463.5645

simoab@lanecc.edu

www.lanecc.edu/perfarts/dance

Shining Star

Deadline: February 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Recognition by department

Luna Kids Dance

Berkeley, CA

Contact: Danae Rees

510.644.3629

kids@lunakidsdance.org

www.lunakidsdance.org

Luna Kids Dance Children's Services

Deadline: Rolling

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Financial need

Marblehead School of Ballet

Marblehead, MA

Contact: Paula K. Shift

781.631.6262

msb@havetodance.com

www.havetodance.com/marblehead

Ruth N. Shift Memorial Fund

Deadline: August 28, 2009

Number Awarded: 2

Pays for: Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Ages 12+; Audition; Intermediate level or higher

Merce Cunningham Studio

New York, NY

Contact: Director of Education

212.255.9240 x30

info@merce.org

www.merce.org

Merit Scholarship

Deadline: Merit scholarships awarded quarterly by audition

Number Awarded: Approx. 10-14

Pays for: Partial to full tuition

Requirements: Prior formal dance training

Mesa Community College

Mesa, AZ

Contact: Tina Rangel

480.461.7597

trangel@mesacc.edu

www.mesacc.edu/dance

Mesa Community College Dance Foundation

Deadline: August 14, 2009

Number Awarded: 1-2

Pays for: Tuition, Books

Requirements: Application; Audition (video)

Paradise Valley Community College

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Sonia Valle, Dance Program Director

602.787.6808

sonia.valle@pvmail.maricopa.edu

www.pvc.maricopa.edu/fitness/dance/

Dance Program Scholarship

Deadline: None; Students

nominated by instructors

Number Awarded: 5

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Dance major

Pittsburgh Youth Ballet Company & School

McMurray, PA

Contact: Jean Gedeon

724.969.6000

info@pybco.org

www.pybco.org

Number Awarded: I 0

Pays for: Choreography, Tuition

Requirements: Int/adv level

Rio Hondo College

Whittier, CA

Contact: Alyson Cartagena

562.463.7405

acartagena@riohondo.edu

www.riohondo.edu

Hida and Ray Jones Award for Excellence in Dance

Deadline: Awarded annually

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Full-time student pursuing dance career

Riverside Ballet Arts

Riverside, CA

Contact: Jeralyn Fetter

951.686.0226

info@riversideballetarts.com

www.riversideballetarts.com

Male Dancer Scholarship

Deadline: July 15, 2010

Number Awarded: Limited

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Male; Intermediate level

Scottsdale Community College

Scottsdale, AZ

Contact: Angola Rosenkrans

480.423.6600

a.rosenkrans@sccmail.maricopa.edu

www.scottsdalecc.edu/dance

SCC Dance: New Student Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

SCC Dance: Returning

Student Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Suite Signables LLC

Issaquah, WA

Contact: Tom

425.677.7375

tthompson_55343@yahoo.com

www.suitesignables.com

Deadline: October 11, 2009

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Must perform in Nutcracker

Summer Stages Dance at Concord Academy

Concord, MA

Contact: Dana Fitchett, Admissions Coordinator

978.402.2339

summerstagesdance@concordacademy.org

www.summerstagesdance.org

Deadline: May 3, 2010

Number Awarded: Approx. 15

Pays for: Choreography, Tuition

Requirements: Work study/tuition assistance form; See summerstagesdance.org

SUNY College at Fredonia--Department of Theatre and Dance

Fredonia, NY

Contact: Vicki Gage

716.673.3596

theatre.dance@fredonia.edu

www.fredonia.edu/department/theatredance

1929 Graduate Fund for Excellence in Dance

Deadline: March 1, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Ballet student in the Dance Program BFA Dance Major Award for Incoming Freshman

Deadline: April 1, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Incoming freshman in BFA Dance Major Program in fall 2010

United Performing Association, UPA

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Mallory

800.800.6UPA

info@upainc.net

www.upainc.net

UPA All American Super

Star--Middle School

Deadline: January 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Choreography,

Competition, Special workshops, Travel, Tuition

Requirements: Grades 6-8; Application; Essay; Interview; Talent presentation

University @ Buffalo--Theatre & Dance

Buffalo, NY

Contact: Main Office

716.645.6897

td-theatredance@buffalo.edu

theatredance@buffalo.edu

Jean Taylor Beard Foundation for Dance

Deadline: May 17, 2010

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Professional development

Requirements: Graduating dance major; 3.3 GPA

University of Michigan, Department of Dance

Ann Arbor, MI

Contact: Samantha Strayer

734.763.5460

sstrayer@umich.edu

www.dance.umich.edu

Friends of Dance

Number Awarded: 5-15

Pays foe Special workshops, Travel, Tuition

Requirements: Dance major; 3.2 GPA

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

Contact: Nina Nelson

269.387.5830

dance-info@wmich.edu

www.wmich.edu/dance

Dalton New Dance Major Scholarship

Deadline: November 13, 2009

Number Awarded: 7

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: New dance major

Winthrop University Department of Theatre and Dance

Rock Hill, SC

Contact: Andrew Vorder Bruegge

803.323.3387

theaterdance@winthrop.edu

www2.winthrop.edu/vpa/Theatr

e_%26_Dance/default.htm

Dean's Meritorious Scholarship

Deadline: January 4, 2010

Number Awarded: 8

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Rose Family/Concepts in

Motivation Dance Scholarship

Deadline: September 19, 2009

Number Awarded: 1

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition Producers Circle Scholarships

Deadline: January 13, 2010

Number Awarded: 8

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Audition

Woodlands Dance Academy

The Woodlands, TX

Contact: Deborah Rayburn

832.830.5987

info@festivalballet.info

festivalballethouston.org

Festival Ballet of Greater Houston

Deadline: August 1, 2009

Number Awarded: 3

Pays for: Special workshops, Tuition

LESS THAN $250

Ballet Fantastique

Eugene, OR

Contact: Hannah J. Bontrager, Executive Director

541 342.4611

info@balletfantastique.org

www.balletfantastique.org

Ballet Fantastique Rising Star Scholarships

Deadline: Rolling

Number Awarded: 5

Pays for: Choreography, Professional performances, Special workshops, Tuition

Requirements: Audition video; Financial need; Merit

Chicago National Association of Dance Masters

Rockford, IL

Contact: Kathy Velasco

815.397.6052

cnadm@megsinet.net

www.cnadm.com

CNADM Summer Workshop Scholarships

Deadline: April 1, 2010

Number Awarded: 26

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Student of CNADM member

Dancers Inc.

Neptune, NJ

Contact: Dan Barris

732.685.8182

office@dancers-inc.com

www.dancers-inc.com

Envision Environmental

Deadline: Recipients chosen at events in each Dancers Inc. city

Number Awarded: Approx. 100

Pays for: Special workshops, Tuition

The Hartfel Foundation

Orange, CA

Contact: Catherine Bonomini

714.925.9806

info@hartfel.org

www.hartfel.org

The Box Dance Studio

Deadline: December 31, 2009

Number Awarded: 10

Pays for: Tuition

Requirements: Ages 3-18;

Essay; Interview; Statement of financial need

Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

Contact: Michelle Ozmun

409.880.7799

Imozmun@my.lamar.edu

www.lamar.edu

Bennie Jo Bates

Deadline: May 2010

Number Awarded: 2-3

Pays for: Tuition

Living Fountain Dance Company

Canton, OH

Contact: Mara Schwendiman

330.649.0773

info@livingfountain.org

www.livingfountain.org

Sliding Scale

Pays for: Tuition

United Performing Association, UPA

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Mallory

800.800.6UPA

info@upainc.net

www.upainc.net

UPA All American Super Star--Pee Wee, Elementary, Collegiate

Deadline: January 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 3

Pays for: Choreography, Competition, Special Workshops, Tuition, Travel

Requirements: Application; Essay; Interview; Talent presentation (dance or cheer)

UPA Super Star--Pee Wee, Elementary, Middle School, Collegiate

Deadline: January 15, 2010

Number Awarded: 8

Pays for: Choreography, Competition, Special workshops, Tuition, Travel

Requirements: Outstanding talent
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