recipients must be residents of the United States or programs must
benefit United States citizens.
minimum award of one scholarship, in the amount of $500 per year,
is being awarded to assure that the scholarship will be significant
enough to provide financial assistance.
Fund will allow recipients to attend all two and four-year colleges,
universities, and dance schools in the United States. In addition,
the Fund will allow recipients to also attend workshops, seminars
and special dance art events.
prevent misappropriation, each scholarship grant is issued directly
from the Jessica Karrat Dance Scholarship Fund to a non-profit institution
or non-profit program for the benefit of the recipient.
we what you to know
are available to both individuals and organizations.
are awarded on the basis of merit and not financial need. We want
to know about your dreams. We want to know how the program or training
will benefit you the dancer, the art of dance and the world at large.
are selected by a committee on an objective and non-discriminatory
basis and consistent with the purpose of the Fund. Criteria such
as age, religion, race, ethnic group or gender are not used in our
types of dance are eligible: Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Lyrical,
Hip Hop, Street Dancing, Belly-Dancing, Folk Dancing, Irish Dancing
(we can't name them all - you get the idea)
materials become available.
period will run from May 1st to June 30th. Candidates or Organizations
must complete and submit the Jessica Karrat Dance Scholarship Application
to the Scholarship Selection Committee postmarked before the deadline
by the Fund Advisory Committee will occur within the first two weeks
of August. The President will inform the applicants and award recipient(s)
of scholarship status.
will distributed and publicized.