School of Theatre & Dance
Dance at USF

Dance Scholarships

All declared Dance majors are eligible for scholarship consideration and there is no application process except when noted.

The allocation of scholarships are determined by the Dance Faculty, unless where noted.

Scholarships are determined via the following criteria:

  • Overall contribution to the Dance Program
  • GPA – a minimum 3.0 GPA must be achieved in order to receive a scholarship
  • Talent (Technical, Performance and/or Choreographic)


BRAVO!

  • Awarded for excellence in Performance and Academics

William Hug Endowed Scholarship

  • Awarded for excellence in Choreography

Henry S. Parrish Endowed Scholarship in Dance

  • Awarded for excellence in Performance

Victoria Catherine Selden Dance Scholarship

  • Senior BFA students are allowed to apply for this scholarship
  • Application requires a video/written application.

Michelle Vargas Memorial Scholarship in Dance

  • Awarded to deserving dance major who shows an innate passion for dance and who is in financial need.

WWD Endowed Scholarship

  • An incentive scholarship to retain excellent students

Oscher Scholarship

  • Awarded for excellence in Choreography

Talent Grant Awards

  • Awarded to several students a year, Talent Grant awards are based on talent, creativity, service and academic excellence

Summer Study Scholarships

  • Summer talent grants to support study outside the USF program are available.  
  • Summer Talent Grants require a proposal submitted to the faculty, due the Monday following Spring Break.  
  • Typically, first-year students are not awarded summer scholarships.

SIEDE Student Endowment Fund

  • limited matching funds available for scholarship recipients

The John W. Coker Memorial Scholarship

  • Rotates annually between Art, Music, Theatre and Dance

The Alexandra and William Fyre Endowed Scholarship

  • Rotates annually between Art, Music, Theatre and Dance

The Hope Rietchlin Memorial Scholarship

  • Rotates annually between Music, Art, and Dance

The John L. Smith Endowed COTA Scholarship

  • One award annually, competitive among all COTA students 


Students are also encouraged to explore the scholarships awarded by the university.

Please visit http://usfweb2.usf.edu/finaid/scholarship_splashpage.aspx for more information.



Other Scholarships Available through the University and the College of The Arts:

•    Green and Gold


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