Scholarships for Dance Majors

Any true dancer knows that there can be no price tag on true art. But all the same, there is a price tag on education, and it can be steep. Luckily, there are scholarships available specifically for students majoring in dance, to make getting that degree a little less painful. Many arts foundations across the country offer scholarships to students studying for various arts degrees, including dance. Local and state organizations so also, as well as some universities that have degrees in dance. In order to qualify, students usually need to display both a passion and a talent in dance. Some scholarships include an audition. Students will also likely need to demonstrate good academic standing and possible financial need. Find a way to help pay for your dance studies from the list below.

Showing 1-14 of 14 scholarships
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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
HEEF: Arts Scholarship Orange County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2021
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|Dance|Performing Arts|Drama|Visual Arts|Video|New Media|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|College|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 590
  • 1 award
  • March 2021
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art|Fine Arts|Dance|Drama|Vocal|Instrumental Music|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduate Student|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
The Jay Franke Scholarship Diabetes Scholars Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • April 2021
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Dance|Theatre|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|Trade School|Technical School|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
Study Scholarship for Performing Arts German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • October 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Performance Studies|Dance|Performing Arts|Drama|Direction|Choreography (Drama)|Musicals|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Canada| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|Permanent Canada Resident|
  • School (College): |German university|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2021
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|Dance|
  • School (K-12): |San Dieguito Academy, Encinitas, CA|Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, CA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
Herb Smith/Eunice Fleming Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Dance|Musical Theatre|Theatre|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
Reifsteck, Bud Memorial Scholarship Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2021
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Fine Arts|Dance|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-4-2021
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  • Major: Study |Dance|
  • School (College): |Community School of the Arts (NC)|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
NYCDA Foundation College Scholarship New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA)
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  • 5,000 - 160,000
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Dance|Musical Theatre|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|High school junior|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
Trever Bennett Memorial Art Scholarship High Desert Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2021
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Art|Dance|Photography|Graphic Design|Drawing|Painting|Sculpture|Digital Production|Theatre|
  • Residence: Live in |High Desert, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Dance|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Accredited Dance School|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
Florence Lemcke Fine Arts American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Washington
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Architecture|Literature|Fine Arts|Dance|Drama|Photography|Drawing|Painting|Sculpture|Poetry|
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
Jerry Juhl Fund for the Arts Scholarship Fund Community Foundation of Mendocino County
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Design|Dance|Performing Arts|Film|Puppetry|Theatre|
  • School (K-12): |Mendocino High School, Mendocino, CA|Fort Bragg High School, Fort Bragg, CA|Point Arena High School, Point Arena, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2021
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|Fine Arts|Dance|Theatre|
  • Residence: Live in |Bay, MI|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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