Scholarship applications are due at least 30 days prior to the start of the program in which you are applying for. Please submit one application per student.
This application requires two additional documents:

**One letter of recommendation per applicant (see details at the bottom of application.)

**The first page of your most recent federal income tax returns (one per household.)
*Please note that scholarship students, and/or families, will be required to complete volunteer hours as part of their scholarship. Volunteer hours will be based on the number of class hours the Danceworks scholarship will cover.
Allow 2-3 weeks for application processing. You will be contacted by email with information regarding the status of your scholarship.

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* 1. Please select the type of scholarship you are applying for.

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* 2. If applying for a youth scholarship, please indicate which youth session(s) you are applying for.

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* 3. If applying for an adult scholarship, please indicate which adult session(s) you are applying for.

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* 4. Student's Name

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* 5. Student's Gender

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* 6. Parent/Legal Guardian's Name (if student is under the age of 21) Please enter N/A if you are age 21 or older.

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* 7. Student's  Date of Birth

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* 8. Number of people in the household

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* 9. Does the student attend a Milwaukee Public School?

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* 10. What school does the student attend? Please enter n/a if this does not apply to you.

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* 11. Student's ethnicity (optional - for grant reporting purposes only)

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* 12. Primary address

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* 13. Daytime phone number

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* 14. Cell phone number

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* 15. Email address

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* 16. Please indicate in preference order, the classes
you/your child is interested in participating in.

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* 17. If you are interested in a scholarship for a school day off workshop(s), please list each workshop title and date that you would like to be considered for.

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* 18. If you are interested in attending school day off workshops, please list each workshop title and date that you would like to be considered for.

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* 19. If applying for weekly classes, please indicate how many classes you/your child is interested in taking.

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* 20. Please indicate below if you are interested in multiple programs.

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* 21. What is the total amount of tuition for the programming the applicant is requesting a scholarship for?

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* 22. What dollar amount do you feel you can afford?

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* 23. Please list occupation and place of employment for the  person who assumes financial responsibility for applicant.

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* 24. Please list all additional sources of income (including but not limited to: Alimony, Support from a Non-custodial Parent, Veterans/Social Security benefits, Unemployment or Worker’s Compensation, Federal or State Aid, etc.) If this does not apply to you, please list N/A.

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* 25. Have you/your child received a Danceworks scholarship in the past?

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* 26. If the applicant has received a scholarship in the past, please list the date that the most recent scholarship was awarded.

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* 27. Please provide a brief explanation for your scholarship request.

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* 28. Please include one letter of recommendation. You will not need to submit a letter of recommendation if you've been on scholarship at Danceworks in the past year. If this applies to you, please upload a document stating this and include the
approximate date of the last letter of recommendation that you submitted.

Youth applicants: This letter can come from a teacher, coach or mentor. The letter should not come from a family member unless the child is not yet in school.

Adult applicants: This letter can come from a former or current employer, supervisor or mentor.

Recommendation letters should include information in the areas listed below:

What is the relationship between the applicant and the person providing the letter of recommendation?
Include a little about the applicant's personal accomplishments.
Any information about the applicant's characteristic qualities.
Overall potential of applicant.
A brief explanation on why the applicant is deserving of a scholarship.


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* 29. Danceworks scholarships are based on both merit and financial need. Please upload the first page of your most recent federal income tax returns. If you do not file income taxes, please provide all statements from any other benefits that you receive such as alimony, support from a non-custodial parent, veterans/social security benefits, unemployment or worker’s compensation, federal or state aid, etc.

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* 30. Is there any other information you'd like to share regarding your scholarship request?

Please note that any previous balance at Danceworks must be paid in full before the applicant can be considered for a scholarship. For questions about this scholarship application, please contact Amy Brinkman at (414) 277-8480 ext. 6002 or abrinkman@danceworksmke.org
 

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