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    Top 38 Dance Scholarships in June 2024

    Written by Qiyam Stewart

    Qiyam Stewart a former Scholarships360 writer who focuses on scholarships and financial aid. As an Admissions Fellow at Kenyon College, Qiyam has worked in the admissions office and interviewed prospective high school students applying to Kenyon. Qiyam currently attends Kenyon College as a Philosophy major and double concentration in Law & Society and African Diaspora Studies.

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    Updated: June 2nd, 2024

    Dance has been a part of human history for as long as we can remember. It has always been a way to express oneself physically and spatially, and is an important part of many festivities. There is also an art and science to dance that scholars study in academic environments. Dance scholarships are available so that students can develop a greater understanding of this age-old art form with less of a financial burden.

    If you are a dancer or wish to study dance, here are some of the best scholarships in the dance disciplines for this year!

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    The Scholarships360 Research Team reviews all scholarships individually and strives to exclude any scholarship where any of the below applies:

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    $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Scholarships360

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    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to students who get the most out of Scholarships360 scholarships and content. You will be a strong applicant if you apply to scholarships with the Scholarships360 platform. Finalists for this scholarship will be interviewed about their process for funding their education.Show Less

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for school.

    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
    Apply

    “Follow Your Own Path” Essay Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive
    1 award worth $500
    Deadline Jan 31, 2025
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive

    At Scholarships360, our mission is to help students find and fund their postsecondary education. We know that students have a variety of educational and career…Show More

    At Scholarships360, our mission is to help students find and fund their postsecondary education. We know that students have a variety of educational and career…Show More

    At Scholarships360, our mission is to help students find and fund their postsecondary education. We know that students have a variety of educational and career interests and aspirations. That is why we are offering the “Follow Your Own Path” Essay Scholarship. This scholarship aims to support all current postsecondary students, regardless of the type of education they are pursuing. Thus, no matter your own unique educational path, we hope you apply for this $500 scholarship. In order to apply for the “Follow Your Own Path” Essay Scholarship, students must submit an essay about their career ambitions. Please note that applicants will be reviewed based on both the quality of their essay and quantity of scholarships applied for on the Scholarships360 platform. Scholarships360 users who are more active on the platform will be given higher consideration. We look forward to reading your application!Show Less

    1 award worth $500
    Deadline Jan 31, 2025
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students
    Apply

    $40,000 Build a College List Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application
    Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level High School Junior

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level High School Junior
    Apply

    “Creativity Takes Courage” Scholarship for Art Students

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive
    1 award worth $500
    Deadline Jan 31, 2025
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive

    This award is open to students studying any form of visual and/or performing arts who write an essay expressing their views on creativity and courage.…Show More

    This award is open to students studying any form of visual and/or performing arts who write an essay expressing their views on creativity and courage.…Show More

    This award is open to students studying any form of visual and/or performing arts who write an essay expressing their views on creativity and courage. The French artist Henri Matisse once said, “another word for creativity is courage.” Artists can be loved and appreciated for their work, but they also have the potential to be criticized and rejected. Releasing art into the world involves overcoming fear and self-doubt. Even the most successful artists grapple with questions like “am I good enough?” or “will people like this?” If you’re a creative student who has ever struggled with these questions, we encourage you to apply for this scholarship! See the “Application Information” section below for details regarding the essay prompt. Please note that applicants will be reviewed based on both the quality of their essay and quantity of scholarships applied for on the Scholarships360 platform. Scholarships360 users who are more active on the platform will be given higher consideration. We look forward to reading your application! Show Less

    1 award worth $500
    Deadline Jan 31, 2025
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
    Apply

    $10,000 CollegeXpress Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
    Apply

    Brown Girls Do, Inc. College Scholarship

    Offered by Brown Girls Do Ballet

    Multiple awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level College Students

    Offered by Brown Girls Do Ballet

    The Brown Girls Do, Inc. College Scholarship is funded by Brown Girls Do Ballet, an organization dedicated to helping increase the participation of underrepresented populations…Show More

    The Brown Girls Do, Inc. College Scholarship is funded by Brown Girls Do Ballet, an organization dedicated to helping increase the participation of underrepresented populations…Show More

    The Brown Girls Do, Inc. College Scholarship is funded by Brown Girls Do Ballet, an organization dedicated to helping increase the participation of underrepresented populations in ballet programs. This awareness is brought through organizing and arranging ballet performances, photo exhibitions, and providing resources and scholarships to assist young girls in their ballet development and training. Each year, the Brown Girls Do, Inc. College Scholarship awards $2,000 to multiple, full-time, female undergraduate students of color with a strong dance background. Priority will be given to first-generation students in college who demonstrate financial need, however, we invite all who qualify to apply. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more details.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level College Students
    Get Started

    Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship

    Offered by SHAPE America

    Multiple awards worth $1,250 - $1,750
    Deadline Oct 15, 2024
    Grade Level College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students

    Offered by SHAPE America

    The Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship, developed by the past presidents of SHAPE America to honor deserving students, is awarded to three undergraduate students and two…Show More

    The Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship, developed by the past presidents of SHAPE America to honor deserving students, is awarded to three undergraduate students and two…Show More

    The Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship, developed by the past presidents of SHAPE America to honor deserving students, is awarded to three undergraduate students and two graduate students in January of each year. Eligible applicants must be SHAPE America members, be majoring in the fields of health, physical education, recreation, or dance, and submit two letters of recommendation in order to apply. While undergraduate recipients will receive $1,250 each, graduate school recipients will earn $1,750 each. In addition, all winners will be given a complimentary three-year SHAPE American membership. If you're a post-secondary student passionate about health, physical education, recreation, or dance, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $1,250 - $1,750
    Deadline Oct 15, 2024
    Grade Level College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    Niche $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    Carol and Jonathan Price Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship

    Offered by Bedford County Arts Council

    1 award worth $1,000
    Deadline Mar 15, 2025
    Grade Level High School Senior

    Offered by Bedford County Arts Council

    Are you a college-bound high school senior from Bedford County, Tennesee with a demonstrated passion for any art form? If so, the Carol and Jonathan…Show More

    Are you a college-bound high school senior from Bedford County, Tennesee with a demonstrated passion for any art form? If so, the Carol and Jonathan…Show More

    Are you a college-bound high school senior from Bedford County, Tennesee with a demonstrated passion for any art form? If so, the Carol and Jonathan Price Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards $1,000 to one (1) young artist currently in their final year of high school at any school in Bedford County, Tennesee. Eligible art forms include: Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Music, Theatrical Arts, or Dance. To be considered for the scholarship, interested students must submit a resume, a 750-word essay, one recommendation from a teacher or coach in their artistic area/genre, and examples or a small portfolio of their art. If you're a Bedford County (Tennesee) high school senior with a passion for art, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    1 award worth $1,000
    Deadline Mar 15, 2025
    Grade Level High School Senior
    Get Started

    Kennedy George and Ava Holloway Dance for Change Scholarship

    Offered by Brown Girls Do Ballet

    Multiple awards worth Varies
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level High School Freshman & High School Sophomore

    Offered by Brown Girls Do Ballet

    Are you a female dancer of color between 6 and 16 years old who has enrolled in a year-long dance program? If so, the Kennedy…Show More

    Are you a female dancer of color between 6 and 16 years old who has enrolled in a year-long dance program? If so, the Kennedy…Show More

    Are you a female dancer of color between 6 and 16 years old who has enrolled in a year-long dance program? If so, the Kennedy George and Ava Holloway Dance for Change Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship is awarded to young dance enthusiasts who are making a positive impact in their schools or communities, and who may need financial assistance to continue dancing. If you're a young, female dancer of color who has enrolled in a year-long dance program, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth Varies
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level High School Freshman & High School Sophomore
    Get Started

    $25k “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Jul 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Jul 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    Joan Myers Brown Equity Scholarship

    Offered by Francisco Gella Dance Works

    Multiple awards worth Varies
    Deadline Biannual
    Grade Level High School & College Students

    Offered by Francisco Gella Dance Works

    Are you a prospective college student who's an intermediate or advanced dancer? If so, you may be interested in applying for the Joan Myers Brown…Show More

    Are you a prospective college student who's an intermediate or advanced dancer? If so, you may be interested in applying for the Joan Myers Brown…Show More

    Are you a prospective college student who's an intermediate or advanced dancer? If so, you may be interested in applying for the Joan Myers Brown Equity Scholarship! The scholarship is open to college-bound, intermediate and advanced dancers between 7 and 22 years of age. It is offered by the Francisco Gella Dance Works with the intention to teach young dancers and support them on their dance journey, and was created in honor of Joan Myers Brown. Joan was a famed entrepreneur, artist, and visionary, who believed that every motivated student can succeed when given the right opportunities. Thus, the scholarship allows young and passionate applicants to earn awards in varying amounts (up to 100% of their tuition) to help them fulfill their dance and educational dreams. If you are a dancer looking for a way to fund your dancing education, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

    Multiple awards worth Varies
    Deadline Biannual
    Grade Level High School & College Students
    Get Started

    Entertainment Community Fund Professional Development Scholarship

    Offered by Entertainment Community Fund

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,000
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Entertainment Community Fund

    The Entertainment Community Fund Professional Development Scholarship is funded by the Entertainment Community Fund, an organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety…Show More

    The Entertainment Community Fund Professional Development Scholarship is funded by the Entertainment Community Fund, an organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety…Show More

    The Entertainment Community Fund Professional Development Scholarship is funded by the Entertainment Community Fund, an organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Every year, their Professional Development Scholarship awards up to $1,000 to multiple professional dancers of 5+ years who are seeking occupational skills training in a certification or licensure program outside of dance. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,000
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    $1,000 Appily Easy College Money Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application
    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors, College Underclassmen

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be awarded each month.Show Less

    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors, College Underclassmen
    Apply

    The Beinecke Scholarship Program

    Offered by The Sperry Fund

    Multiple awards worth $35,000
    Deadline Varies
    Grade Level College Junior

    Offered by The Sperry Fund

    Are you an exceptional and motivated college junior who hopes to complete a graduate degree in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences? If so, consider…Show More

    Are you an exceptional and motivated college junior who hopes to complete a graduate degree in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences? If so, consider…Show More

    Are you an exceptional and motivated college junior who hopes to complete a graduate degree in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences? If so, consider applying for the Beinecke Scholarship Program! Each year, the scholarship awards $5,000 to chosen scholars immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. The scholarship was established to honor Edwin, Frederick, and Walter Beinecke, the board of Directors of The Sperry and Hutchinson Company, who believed in the importance of corporate philanthropy. If you’re passionate about completing a graduate degree in the arts or social sciences and are looking for some help to fund your graduate study, we encourage you to apply! P.S.: Interested students should bear in mind that participating institutions will have internal deadlines linked to their nominating process that will fall earlier than February. We recommend contacting your campus liaison for more information.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $35,000
    Deadline Varies
    Grade Level College Junior
    Get Started

    Against The Grain Artistic Scholarship

    Offered by Against the Grain Productions

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

    Offered by Against the Grain Productions

    Are you a high school senior or college student of at least 25% Asian of Pacific Islander heritage who is (or will be) pursuing a…Show More

    Are you a high school senior or college student of at least 25% Asian of Pacific Islander heritage who is (or will be) pursuing a…Show More

    Are you a high school senior or college student of at least 25% Asian of Pacific Islander heritage who is (or will be) pursuing a major in a performing or visual art field, journalism, and/or mass communications? If so, the Against the Grain Artistic Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards $1,000 to an Asian/Pacific Islander applicant with an impressive artistic portfolio and thoughtful essay about their art. The scholarship is funded by Against the Grain Productions, an organization dedicated to promoting leadership, unity, and artistry in the Asian American community. If you would like to display your artwork while receiving financial help for college, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students
    Get Started

    $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Christian Connector

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $5,000
    Deadline May 31, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

    Offered by Christian Connector

    Easy Application

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian university or college.

    1 award worth $5,000
    Deadline May 31, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
    Apply

    Dr. Earl James Fahringer Arts Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California

    The Dr. Earl James Fahringer Arts Scholarship is an amazing opportunity for students pursuing a major in music, arts, drama, or dance. Thanks to the…Show More

    The Dr. Earl James Fahringer Arts Scholarship is an amazing opportunity for students pursuing a major in music, arts, drama, or dance. Thanks to the…Show More

    The Dr. Earl James Fahringer Arts Scholarship is an amazing opportunity for students pursuing a major in music, arts, drama, or dance. Thanks to the generosity of the late Dr. Fahringer, the Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California is pleased to continue to offer this scholarship each year. Applicants must have a bleeding disorder or an immediate family member with one, with priority given to those with bleeding disorders. Additionally, applicants must be accepted into an educational/vocational institution and provide two letters of recommendation. First-time applicants and those actively involved with HFSC will receive priority consideration. Don't miss out on this opportunity to receive help funding your postsecondary education.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    Athlete Honors Scholarship Program

    Offered by AmeriCheer & AmeriDance Family of Brands

    Multiple awards worth $500
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level High School Juniors & Seniors

    Offered by AmeriCheer & AmeriDance Family of Brands

    The Athlete Honors Scholarship Program is funded by the AmeriCheer & AmeriDance Family of Brands, an organization that provides “comprehensive instruction and competitive opportunities for…Show More

    The Athlete Honors Scholarship Program is funded by the AmeriCheer & AmeriDance Family of Brands, an organization that provides “comprehensive instruction and competitive opportunities for…Show More

    The Athlete Honors Scholarship Program is funded by the AmeriCheer & AmeriDance Family of Brands, an organization that provides “comprehensive instruction and competitive opportunities for young dancers in a professional and economical manner while serving as an advocate for the interests of coaches, cheerleaders, and dancers.” Every year, their Athlete Honors Scholarship Program awards $500 to multiple high school juniors and seniors who perform a dance or cheer routine at an AmeriCheer/AmeriDance event or camp. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $500
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level High School Juniors & Seniors
    Get Started
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    College-specific dance scholarships

    George Mason University Dance Talent Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Incoming freshmen who demonstrate outstanding talent at an audition. To renew the scholarship each year, recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA, participate fully in all department performance activities and be a good university citizen
    • Amount: $3,000-$5,000 per year
    • Deadline: Schedule an audition

    Alma College Dance Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Students must apply to the college and must audition for the Theater and Dance Department. Students must be accepted to the college before they can apply for any scholarship awards
    • Amount: $1,500/year – full scholarship
    • Deadline: Depends on the audition dates.

    Hofstra University Dance Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Students must be enrolled and participate in an audition
    • Amount: $500-$5,000
    • Deadline: Rolling application

    St. Olaf College Dance Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Students must be enrolled/accepted into the college and participate in auditions
    • Amount: $4,000-$5,000 
    • Deadline: Depends on scheduled audition

    Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)

    • Eligibility: High school seniors with talents in art, dance, debate, music, and theater
    • Amount: $64,000, which equals $8,000 per semester, renewable for eight semesters of undergraduate study (20 scholarships awarded each year)
    • Deadline: December 1 of each year

    How to win scholarships for dance students 

    Now that you’ve done the hard work of finding scholarships to apply for, you must complete the next step, which is writing an application that stands out! As a dancer, you know that competition can be fierce, and starting off on the right foot is key!  

    Meaning you’ll want to write a winning scholarship essay straight from the start. Additionally, competitive scholarships may ask for you to write a scholarship resume or just to write about yourself. From the basics to the specifics, we have you covered. We even have entire articles dedicated to helping you start a scholarship essay and end it

    The effort you put into your scholarships will be noticeable to those reviewing your application. Take your time, do your research and try your best! 

    Resources for dance students

    American College Dance Association

    The American College Dance Association unites students studying dance across the country, and hosts conferences and showcases on national and regional levels. Joining the ACDA is a great way to learn more about the broader field of dance, get inspiration from across the country, and meet new people.

    Body-Mind Centering Organization

    Dance requires a broad skillset, and one of the most important factors for students is their connection to their bodies. This organization offers workshops and conferences to help participants center themselves in their bodies. These are skills that could help any dancer!

    Frequently asked questions about dance scholarships

    What colleges give scholarships for dance?

    Many colleges across the country offer scholarships for valued dancers. One of the best things students seeking dance, or any other scholarships, can do is check the financial aid website of the colleges they are applying to. The earlier the better, since sometimes awards are on a “first come, first served” basis.

    Does UCLA offer dance scholarships?

    UCLA offers the Jean Irwin Dance Fund scholarship, which is awarded to UCLA dancing students that have a financial need.

    What GPA do I need to get a full scholarship?

    There is no set number on the GPA scale. In general, scholarships tend to be based on a variety of factors. As a general rule of thumb, scholarships tend to require a B average, or a 3.0 GPA.

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