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Student Conference Scholarship

Student Conference Scholarship Applications - Applications Open!

NDEO is proud to offer annual scholarships to dance or dance education college students pursuing an associate, undergraduate or graduate degree in dance or dance education to help defray the costs associated with attending NDEO’s 2024 Annual National Conference in Bellevue, WA. For more conference information please click here.

For the 2024 National Conference, NDEO will offer TWO undergraduate students and TWO graduate students a scholarship package consisting of one year of NDEO student or young professional membership, free conference registration, and a $300 check. NDEO Members and Non-Members are eligible to apply.

Applicants need to: Be currently enrolled full-time in a dance or dance education degree program at public or private college or university, junior / community college, or conservatory (post high school). Or have just graduated in 2024 from one of these institutions. PhD/EdD students are not eligible for this scholarship.

Application Deadline - June 7th, 2024

View Student Scholarship Guidelines Here

Adjudication Rubric

To apply, make sure you are logged into your NDEO Member Account, go to member dashboard, and find the application under "Awards."  If you are not an NDEO Member, please create a free account here before applying.

Apply Here

Congratulations to our 2023 Winners!

  • Grace Bass (University of Southern Mississippi) - Undergraduate Student Scholarship Recipient
  • Emily Wampler (Towson University) - Undergraduate Student Scholarship Recipient
  • Emily Chapman (University of California, Irvine) - Graduate Student Scholarship Recipient
  • Jillian Peterson (University of Arizona) - Graduate Student Scholarship Recipient

To view all of NDEO's Scholarship Offerings, please click here.