If you plan to study Dance in college, you may be eligible for additional scholarships! We've put together a list of scholarships open to Dance majors to help you afford college tuition.

List of scholarships for Dance majors

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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
Saginaw Social Service Club - Norman D. Osborne Memorial Scholarship $ - February 15, 2018
CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship $500 February 1, 2018
The Virginia Budge Award for the Creative and Performing Arts $500 April 17, 2017
PINC (Poverty Is Not a Choice) Scholarship $5,000 March 15, 2018
Iowa Scholarships for the Arts $1,500 February 1, 2018
The Beinecke Scholarship Program $34,000 February 17, 2018
Sue Dilts Memorial Art Scholarship $800 March 8, 2018
Gamers in Real Life: Daybreak Games Scholarship Competition $10,000 June 3, 2017
DDF/DREAM Dance Performing Arts Scholarship Award $1,000 July 1, 2017

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 10, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Saginaw Social Service Club - Norman D. Osborne Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Saginaw Social Service Club, established in 1936, provides this scholarship in memory of Norman Osborne. The Saginaw Social Service Club's goals are to promote social work, the exchange of ideas and information on social questions, and the development of professional relationships to enhance public service.

Eligibility:- Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA- Saginaw County resident- Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a human service field- Must be at least a college sophomore at time of application- Part or full-time enrollment For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship provides financial support and hope to meritorious students who demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) issues. Preference is given to LGBT students although all students are invited to apply. Application and/or acceptance of the award will not be construed as an indication of the sexual orientation of the individual.

Eligibility:-All current undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at least half-time with majors in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts who are in good academic standing may apply for a grant from the fund-Applicants should demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT issuesFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Virginia Budge Award for the Creative and Performing Arts

Amount: $500
Deadline: April 17, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Virginia Budge Award exists to create, promote, develop, sponsor, sustain, facilitate and further the arts within Butler County, Ohio. For the mission of the committee, the term "arts" shall be defined and literally construed to include the making or doing of things that have form and beauty, and to encompass all forms of arts including the arts of music, painting, sculpture, dance, theater, film, opera, ballet and any other of the performing arts requiring and exhibiting an exceptional level of creativity, skill or talent.

To be eligible for this award, the applicant must be 12 years of age or older and attending school in Butler County, Ohio. Applicants must respond to three essay questions and submit three letters of recommendation (one from a current teacher/instructor in the applicant's field of fine arts, one from a current teacher/instructor not in the fine arts field, and one from nonrelated individual). Finalists will be asked to submit examples of their work or perform for the committee.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

PINC (Poverty Is Not a Choice) Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The PINC Scholarhip is for students who are current graduating seniors or graduates of public or private high schools (including home schools) in Lancaster County, Nebraska. Preference given to home-schooled students. Applicant must intend to study music or the arts in college. Applicant must demonstrate extreme financial need – only applicants with an EFC (expected family contribution from FAFSA report) under $5,000 will be accepted. Applicant must demonstrate a record of participation in music or the arts. First preference to previous PINC Scholarship recipients who re-apply, meet stated criteria, and have maintained a college GPA of 2.5 or higher.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Iowa Scholarships for the Arts

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

At the time of application, student applicants must be enrolled at the senior class level in an Iowa high school and display proven artistic ability in the areas of music, dance, visual arts, theater or literature.

Scholarship funds are awarded contingent upon recipients being accepted as full-time undergraduate students at a fully-accredited Iowa college or university. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Beinecke Scholarship Program

Amount: $34,000
Deadline: February 17, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Beinecke Scholarship Program awards each scholar $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship.

Students must be a college junior pursuing a bachelor's degree and plan to enter a master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Students in the social sciences who plan to pursue graduate study in neuroscience should not apply. Nominations are made by the college or university. Students should contact their campus liaison for information.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Sue Dilts Memorial Art Scholarship

Amount: $800
Deadline: March 8, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Gratiot County Community Foundation, incorporated in 1992, is a vehicle for receiving charitable gifts that will remain forever in Gratiot County. As a non-profit corporation, we are classified as a public charity under the Internal Revenue Code, making donors eligible for federal tax deductions and a State of Michigan tax credit. Gifts to the Foundation may be in cash, real estate, securities, life insurance policies, and/or personal property and may be made during one's lifetime or through wills and trusts.

Eligibility:-Must attend or be a graduating senior of a school in Gratiot County-Must pursue education beyond the classroom in arts (e.g., band camp, dance workshops art class, etc.) For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Gamers in Real Life: Daybreak Games Scholarship Competition

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: June 3, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Eligibility: Any individual who is currently enrolled at an accredited school in an undergraduate or graduate program related to video games, including programs related to video game art, design, animation, production, programming or visual effects, has an average GPA of 3.0 or higher, and will not graduate before the end of the spring term is eligible to enter.

Applicants can choose concept art or 3D art for their category of choice. Full details on submission requirements can be found at the application. In addition, pieces must contain appropriate captions; a 500-word essay as to why you want to work in the video game industry and how your unique perspective and imagination will contribute to the future of gaming.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

DDF/DREAM Dance Performing Arts Scholarship Award

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Specifically for college students and high school seniors who are enrolled in a dance and performing arts degree program. The Dream scholarship award is designed to support, improve, and increase opportunities for students who wish to further their dance/performing arts training for a career in dance and the performing arts. Dance Discovery Foundation is dedicated to sustaining and empowering the vitality of our artistic community through education by providing scholarships to students and are granted to gifted students who are studying at dance or performing arts schools, companies, studios, universities and institutions throughout our Southern California community.

Dream Scholarship Awards will be awarded to a male or female student who will be judged based on talent, technical skill, determination and economic need. All nominated students must be a high school senior, and an American citizen. They must be a resident of Southern California, and be continuing education at a university or college institution in our Southern California community. All nominated students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. The scholarship will be awarded directly to the institution in which you are enrolled for the upcoming school year.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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