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Springfield, Missouri

Scholarships

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.

Winter/Spring 2023 Semester Scholarships:

All Winter/Spring 2023 Scholarship Application and Auditions are now closed.  Please check back in March for Summer & Fall 2023 application and audition information.

Pointe Shoe Scholarships:
The application for Winter/Spring 2023 Pointe Shoe Scholarships is listed below and are due on January 19, 2023.  Eligibility requirements include being a dancer placed at the Ballet 5+ level, studying en pointe, and having an impeccable attendance record.

Winter-Spring 2023 Pointe Shoe Scholarship Application

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. We are currently not accepting any new applications for 2022-2023.  Please check back for 2023-2024 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.