George Mason University
George Mason University in offers several dance scholarships for its students.
Dance Talent Competition scholarships are offered of from $12,000 to $20,000 total. Typically they are divided into $3,000 to $5,000 per student per year for a four year program. Usually two of the scholarships are given annually to incoming who display outstanding talent during auditions. Students who receive the scholarships must maintain a 3.0 grade average and contribute performances for the dance department.
Students who display a financial need may be eligible for one $1,000 awarded for a full-time undergraduate student who is a resident of Virginia and maintains at least a 2.5 GPA. This award is called the Bette Carter Dance Award.
A $2,500 scholarship is awarded through the Friends of Dance Special Recognition Award to a full-time undergraduate student chosen by the faculty of the Department of Dance.
Other scholarships are awarded to students who continue their dance education throughout the summer through the Kevin Campbell Summer Scholarships.
Many of the scholarships are need based. For that reason, interested students should go to the school's financial aid website to learn about individual opportunities.