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Archibald Rutledge Scholarship Program - South Carolina high school seniors may apply if they have attended a public high school in South Carolina for at least two years and plan to attend a college or university in South Carolina as well. There are five categories of scholarships: Award Amount: $2,000
Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship Fund - This scholarship is for dancers who have had a performing dance career for at least seven years (does not have to be consecutive), 100 weeks or more of paid dance employment in the US, and total gross earnings of $56,000 or more over the course of the seven years. Award Amount: $2,000
Florence Lemcke Memorial Scholarship in Fine Arts - This fine arts scholarship, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Washington, is for graduating high school seniors in Washington State who are also a child, grandchild, or great-grandchild of a veteran. Applicants must plan to pursue a degree in the fine arts, such as painting, drawing, photography, literature, architecture, sculpture, poetry, music, dance, or drama. Award Amount: $1,000
Iowa Scholarship for the Arts - This award is for high school seniors who are Iowa residents and excel in the arts. Students must be accepted to an Iowa college or university and plan to major in the fine arts. Award Amount: $1,500
Jean Lee/Jeff Marvin Collegiate Scholarships - Each year, Indiana SHAPE awards six scholarships to undergraduates who are attending an Indiana college or university and are majoring in health, physical education, recreation, dance, or exercise science. Applicants are evaluated on several factors, such as their GPAs, potential as professionals, financial need, and recommendation letters. Award Amount: Six annual $1,000 awards
Mary Benevento/CTAHPERD Scholarship - This scholarship is for high school seniors from Connecticut who plan to major in dance or another physical/health education field at a Connecticut college or university. Students will be judged based on their academic ability, professional competence, and future career potential. Applicants must submit transcripts, a 300-word essay, and a letter of recommendation. Award Amount: $1,000
NYCDA Foundation College Scholarship Program - For these dance scholarships, applicants must have recently completed their junior or senior year of high school. In addition, they must attend an audition and submit a letter of recommendation from a dance instructor. Scholarships last for four years of college. Award Amount: Ranges from $5,000 to $160,000 (typical amounts are between $5,000 and $25,000)
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship - Applicants must be members of SHAPE America, be majoring in dance or another physical/health education field, and be college juniors or seniors with GPAs of 3.5 or above. Selection is based on academics, leadership, community service, and character. Award Amount: $1,250 each to three undergraduate students and $1,750 each to two graduate students
Harlequin Scholarship Program - Each year, the American Harlequin Corporation awards a total of $25,000 in the form 20 scholarships that range from $500 to $5,000.
Young Arts Scholarship - Each year, the program awards scholarships that range from $250 to $10,000 to 150 dancers.
Princess Grace Awards - For students who have already been dancing at a non-profit school for at least a year, the Princess Grace Awards is a great option.
Jessica Karrat Dance Scholarship Fund- - The Jessica Karrat Dance Scholarship Fund also provides college tuition grants, and is applicable towards all two- and four-year colleges and universities along with all dance schools in the United States.
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship - Focuses on the visual arts.