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Dance Teacher Scholarship for Professional Development

Scholarship to a USA Dance Educator
for Professional Development Courses

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UNITY Dance Organization

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Scholarship of $500 to a USA dance teacher or educator for professional development courses. The funds are intended to cover tuition for continuing education in dance, and associated travel expenses. Approved professional development programs are college-level courses in dance, dance education, dance teacher or educator conferences or conventions, and dance teacher or educator workshops.

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GrantWatch ID#: 158572

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Scholarship money must be used between February 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The UNITY Scholarship must be used for professional development as a teacher/educator. It is not available for studio owners and may not be used for business-related study, as UNITY member Cicci offers a scholarship for that purpose. 

Applicant must be a dance teacher/educator with at least three (3) years professional teaching experience.

Grant and scholarship applicants must be a member of one of the following UNITY member organizations:
Associated Dance Teachers of New Jersey, Chicago National Association of Dance Masters, Dance Masters of New England, Dance Masters of Wisconsin, Dance Media, Dance New Jersey, Dance Educators of America, Dance Teachers’ Club of Boston, Florida Dance Masters, International Dance Entrepreneurs Association, Mid Atlantic Dance Masters, More Than Just Great Dancing, National Dance Education Organization, New York State Dance Education Association, National Registry of Dance Educators, Rhode Island Dance Alliance, Southern Association of Dance Masters and Tennessee Association of Dance.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline date is December 31, 2017.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming