Scholarships

APPLY VIA THE NINERSCHOLARS PORTAL


All scholarship applicants, including new and returning students, must apply for Dance scholarships through NinerScholars, UNC Charlotte's scholarship portal. Any questions about departmental scholarships should be directed to Associate Professor Delia Neil at dlneil@uncc.edu

All students must submit application materials, including an essay and resume. In addition, incoming students (both freshman and transfers) will interview in person or virtually. Interviews will take place in the spring. Please contact the department scholarship coordinator, Professor Neil (dlneil@uncc.edu)  to arrange an appointment time.

Scholarship students are active in our department and often act as ambassadors for campus events. Students are welcome and encouraged to reapply each year, as long as they meet the proper criteria. 

Incoming Freshman/Transfer Dance Scholarship (Clara H. Stone Scholarship) 
Application Deadline Date: April 1, 2022

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Eligible Major: Dance
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid
  • New freshman or new transfer student 
  • High School/ Transfer GPA = 3.00-4.00
  • Quality of application materials

APPLY HERE

Clara McKay and Charles H. Stone Scholarship in Dance
Application Deadline Date: April 1, 2022

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Students who do not have demonstrated financial need may apply
  • Eligible Major: Dance
  • New freshman or new transfer student
  • High School/ Transfer GPA = 3.00-4.00
  • Quality of application materials

APPLY HERE

One-Time Student Achievement Dance Scholarship (Belk Scholarship)
Application Deadline Date: April 1, 2022

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Eligible Major(s): BA in Dance
  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior
  • College GPA = 3.00-4.00
  • Quality of application materials

APPLY HERE

Department of Dance Scholarships
Application Deadline: April 1, 2022

Scholarship Criteria: 

  • Any dance major, new or continuing, may apply for the Dance Scholarship. 
  • These are one-time awards. Students may reapply each year.

APPLY HERE

 

Scholarship in South Asian Dance

This is a competitive scholarship opportunity for UNC Charlotte students to gain experience in South Asian dance. The student will receive a scholarship amount and will have to take some required courses in dance. The student will have to do the Advanced Dance Studies Certificate by focusing on South Asian artistic practices. The student will have online access to graduate-level courses in multiple dance styles through our partnership with the University of SiliconAndhra and Odissi Research Centre.

APPLICATION COMING SOON


Supporting Scholarships in the Department of Dance
Donor support provides invaluable scholarship opportunities to our dance students. To support scholarships in the Department of Dance, please contact our office manager at 704-687-0225.