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Theatre and Dance Scholarships

General scholarships Information

  • Merit Scholarships are awarded independent of financial need.
  • They are granted to both prospective and continuing students who demonstrate exceptional talent, artistic and academic achievement, and potential for growth.
  • Merit Scholarships may be renewed depending on the specifications of each scholarship.
  • Merit scholarships are credited toward tuition.
  • Prospective students who are offered a scholarship will be notified shortly after April 1 and must accept their awards and admission to the college no later than May 1.

Theatre Scholarships and Awards

  • Hubert and Gertrude Chanler Endowed Scholarships in Theatre
    • Scholarships to Theatre Majors with exceptional achievement in theatre arts
  • Alice Hart Kneller '30 Endowed Scholarship in Theatre
    • Given to a junior or senior with exceptional talent in theatre arts and high academic achievement
  • John Delelys Memorial Award in Theatre
    • Given to a graduating senior for outstanding contributions to theatre

Dance Scholarships and Awards

Criteria for Awarding Dance Studies Scholarships

To be considered for a Dance Studies Scholarship a student must have declared a Dance Studies minor, history minor, or concentration.  Outstanding incoming freshman, sophomore, junior or senior students are considered. No formal scholarship application is necessary.  The Dance Studies Faculty will identify outstanding students for scholarships. The final scholarship recipients are selected in April. Recipients are Dance scholars and creative artists as recognized through innovative projects in composition, kinesiology, technique courses, dance ensemble performances, scholarly papers submitted in history courses, and GREAT Day presentations. Students should have an academic standing of 3.3 GPA.

  • Bertha V. B. Lederer Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Dance
    • Given to a junior or senior Dance Minor or Dance Concentrator
  • Hubert and Gertrude Chanler Endowed Scholarship For Excellence in Dance Studies
    • Given to a freshman or sophomore Dance Minor or Dance Concentrator
  • Dr. Myrtle Merritt Annual Scholarships for Contribution to Dance Studies Program
    • Given to junior or senior Dance Minor or Dance Concentrator
  • Nona Schurman Annual Scholarship in Dance Composition
    • Given to a Dance Minor or Dance Concentrator talented in dance composition
  • Sue-Ann Queen Kreuter Memorial Scholarship for Dedication to Dance Studies
    • Given to a junior or senior Dance Minor or Dance Concentrator

 Click here to view recent Dance Scholarship Recipients