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Springfield, Missouri


As part of its mission, Springfield Ballet is pleased to offer tuition and pointe shoe scholarships for children ages seven and older who have a strong passion for and desire to study ballet. No previous dance experience is needed to apply; Springfield Ballet trains students of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

Interested students must complete a detailed application, exhibit talent and potential, and attend an audition class in order to be considered for tuition and/or pointe shoe scholarships. Applicants should be willing to maintain a committed training schedule. Limited funds are available each semester for partial, or in some cases full, scholarships.

Pointe Shoe Scholarships:
The application for Fall 2022 Pointe Shoe Scholarships is found at the below link. Eligibility requirements include being a dancer placed at the Ballet 5+ level, studying en pointe, and having an impeccable attendance record. Applications are due September 1, 2022.

Fall 2022 Pointe Shoe Scholarship Application

Fall 2022 Semester Scholarships:

Fall 2022 Scholarship Applications are closed.  Please check back in October for Winter/Spring 2023 Scholarship Application and Audition information.

Community Scholarship:
Springfield Ballet is proud to offer the Community Scholarship dedicated to serving BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) students who are interested in studies of dance. The Fall 2022 Community Scholarship applications are now closed.  Please check back in October for Winter/Spring 2023 applications. 

For more information on scholarship opportunities and details, call Springfield Ballet at 417.862.1343


Enjoy this beautiful video of past scholarship recipient, Maria Hall. Courtesy of Miles Boyer Photography.