Dance Scholarships

If you have a passion for modern Dance or ballet and plan to pursue a bachelor of fine arts degree in dance, then you are lucky! Our Dance scholarship list may help you to achieve your goals.  All these mentioned below scholarships such as the Dance Discovery Foundations Scholarship Programs, the Princess Dance Grace Awards, and Monthly American Harlequin Scholarship Video Contest, etc. are sponsored by a number of different sources, including Art Foundations, Performing Arts Schools and Universities.

Our scholarship directory has a list of Dance Scholarships for current and incoming students, high school senior/juniors, undergraduate and graduate students who want to draw their career in Dance. These given dance scholarships provide award amount range between $500 to $3,000. If you find yourself to be eligible, don’t waste your time and Apply today!

CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is now offering the award to currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student who are pursuing a major and career in a performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

Provided by: CBC Foundation
Course: Graduate degree
Eligibility: Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Deadline: April 21st, 2017.
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The Dance Discovery Foundations Scholarship Programs

Dance Discovery Foundation’s three (3) Scholarship Awards are granted to gifted students who are studying at a dance or performing arts schools, companies, studios, universities and institutions throughout our Southern California community.The Scholarship Program will open yearly for applications on April 1st. The scholarships awarded may be granted annually and in the amount of $500.00US and up to $2,000.00US per student as determined by DDF in its sole discretion.

Provided by: Dance Discovery Foundation
Course: Varies
Award:$500US and up to $2,000US per student
Eligibility: young male or female student must be at least 8 years old
Deadline: The SHINE& ACCEL Scholarship May 31st&DREAM ScholarshipJuly 1stannually.
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The Princess Dance Grace Awards

The Princess Dance Grace Awards is now available to a promising student for tuition toward professional training at a non-profit school with dance as a focused discipline located in the United States.Students enrolled in dance education or graduate programs are not eligible for scholarships. The next available grant period for all Princess Grace Awards is September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018.

Provided by: The PrincessGrace Foundation-USA
Course: Multiple Courses
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Students must have been a dance major at the school for at least one year.
Deadline: May 1st, 2017.
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2017 Monthly American Harlequin Scholarship Video Contest

Harlequin Floors’ Annual Dance Scholarship program has provided support, encouragement and better opportunities for dancers.Each month in 2017, four winners who submit dance videos on will win $250 each to put toward their dance dreams.Each and every month of 2017, a separate monthly video contest will be conducted which ends on the last business weekday of each month at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern time zone), with the next month’s contest starting immediately thereafter at 11:01 a.m. on that same day.

Provided by:
Course: Varies
Award: $1,000 every month (4 Winners $250 each)
Eligibility: Only residents of the 50 United States and Canada are eligible to win the contest.
Deadline: Ends on the last business weekday of each month at 11:00 a.m.
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Career Transition For Dancers

Career Transition For Dancers enables dancers to define their career possibilities and develop the skills necessary to excel in a variety of disciplines outside of dance. The program is open to those who are currently enrolled in a competitive dance/training/education program and intend to derive income as a professional dancer. Dancers are also eligible to receive individual and group counseling services, referrals for healthcare and health insurance and, where eligible, access to emergency financial assistance.

Provided by: The Actors Fund
Course:Dance/training/education program
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Professional dancer
Deadline: For more information and an application, contact their regional office closest to you.
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School of Art Scholarships

MSUM offers a variety of Studio Arts scholarships (Freshman Talent Scholarship and Excellence Scholarships) for current and incoming students.Freshman talent scholarships can be awarded to incoming freshmen. The application form is available to high school seniors planning to enroll at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Provided by: Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM)
Course: Degree course
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Current and incoming students or high school seniors
Deadline: The deadline is February 28th.
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Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship

SHAPE America has awarded scholarships to outstanding undergraduate and graduate student members. 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. Undergraduate awards are $1,250 each and graduate awards are $1,750 each. Applications will be accepted electronically or by mail until October 15.

Provided by: SHAPE America
Course: Degree course
Award:$1,250 and $1,750
Eligibility: Outstanding undergraduate and graduate student members
Deadline: October 15th.
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Theatre Arts Scholarship Application for First-Year Students

These scholarships (Iowa Center for the Arts Scholarship and Hatch-Billops Scholarship) are only available to incoming first-year students. The Iowa Center for the Arts Scholarship will provide full in-state tuition for the first year of study and Hatch-Billops Scholarship will worth $1,500

Provided by: The University of Iowa
Course: Undergraduate course
Award:full in-state tuition and $1,500
Eligibility: Have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above on a 4.00 scale
Deadline: February 24, 2017
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Dance/Theatre Major Scholarship

Western Oregon University is pleased to announce two Scholarships.  Dance Major Scholarship and Theatre Scholarships are available for both new, incoming dance/theater majors as well as continuing dance majors. Candidate must be a full-time student at WOU and also be a declared dance major. Candidate must submit an essay stating why you are pursuing a Dance/Theatre Major degree.

Provided by: Western Oregon University
Course: Dance/Theatre Major degree
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
Deadline: April 22, 2017, for Dance and May 1, 2017, for Theatre
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The Summer Dance Intensive

The Summer Dance Intensive is a three-week program in classical ballet and modern dances for advanced students who are dedicated, disciplined, and dance with a generosity of spirit. The program is limited to dancers who have completed at least one year of high school/secondary school and who will not graduate before the program begins.Generally, this means that dancers in the program are aged 15-17 and have completed grade 9, 10, or 11.International students are welcome to apply.

Provided By: The Juilliard School in New York City
Courses:  High school/secondary school course
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Advanced students
Deadline: The program will available on September 1, 2017.
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Arizona Jazz Dance Showcase

The University of Arizona is presenting Arizona Jazz Dance Showcase. Students pursuing any course at the University of Arizona are considering being eligible. For award-related information you can contact at

Provided By: University of Arizona
Courses: Any course
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Students pursuing any course in University of Arizona
Deadline: The contest will continue on September 30th, October 1 & 2!
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Beverly Miller Costume Gallery Dance Scholarship

Costume Gallery is accepting an application for Beverly Miller Dance Scholarship. U.S. and Canadian citizens who are ages 12 through 21 are considered to be eligible. One $1,000 and eighteen $500 scholarships will be awarded to the winning candidates.

Provided By: Costume Gallery
Courses: Dance courses                                                        
Award: One $1,000 and eighteen $500
Eligibility: U.S. and Canadian citizens who are ages 12-21
Deadline: Varies
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ULTRA Club Big Band Dance benefits scholarship

The ULTRA Club and the Tarleton Department of Fine Arts present the annual Scholarship Big Band Dance. Applicants who are interested in dancing can easily apply. For award, information contact them at 254-968-9291

Provided By: The ULTRA Club
Courses: Multiple courses
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Applicant must be interested in dancing
Deadline: Varies
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Undergraduate Dance Merit-based Scholarship Opportunities

College of fine arts is glad to announce Undergraduate Dance Merit-based Scholarships Opportunities. Undergraduate applicants who had qualify dance merit-based scholarship can easily apply.

Provided By: College of fine arts
Courses: Undergraduate courses
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Undergraduate applicants who had qualify dance merit-based scholarships
Deadline: Varies

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