Southern Association of Dance Masters

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Southern Association of Dance Masters Scholarships

 

Senior Scholarships

Congratulations to our Fall 2017 Winners: 

  • Carlie Jo, The Dance Force
  • Olivia, Kinner & Co.
  • Kaitlyn, Stars in Motion
  • Natalie, The Dance Force
  • Emma, The Dance Centre


For more information, click here or contact Tevita Williams-Dumas


Ballet Forum Scholarships

Each summer, Ballet Forum faculty selects a scholarship winner from each ballet forum level. 


Our 2017 scholarship winners are:

  • Forum A Winner : Alexa, The Dance Force
  • Forum A Alternate: Erin, Stars In Motion
  • Forum B Winner: Devyn, Dance Academy of Bartlett
  • Forum B Alternate: Katherine, Dancer's Corner

Memorial Scholarships

One of the purposes of SADM is to encourage the development of excellence in dance education. With this goal in mind, scholarships are offered each year to deserving Members, CSMs, assistant teacher, or student teacher ages 16-21 in memory of Marjorie Duckett, Joyce Newman, Rockie Smith, Frances Hickman and Pat Hunt. For more information on these incredible women, click here


Applicants should submit applications by June 1 for consideration for that year's award. The application is completed by both the applicant and the sponsoring teacher. The application consists of personal contact information, a letter requesting the Memorial Scholarship, and a teacher/sponsor affirmation. The letter should include the applicant's experience in dance, why the applicant would deserve this scholarship, and a clear definition of the applicant's future goals in dance.


Questions about the scholarship or application may be directed to Shelia Vaught. Applications will be reviewed, and the winner will be announced at the summer convention.


To apply, please fill out the Memorial Scholarship Application. Please note, only one application will be accepted from each Member Studio.

College Scholarship

The Southern Association of Dance Masters will award a $1,000 scholarship to one student who is, or plans to be, a dance major or minor in college. To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must be a Member, CSM, assistant teacher, or student of a SADM member in good standing and be accepted and enrolled as a full-time student with dance as their major or minor.

Applicants should submit applications by June 1 for consideration for that year's award. 


Applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee and the winner will be announced during the Summer Convention's Banquet.


To apply, please fill out the College Scholarship Application


Professional Development Scholarship

SADM is proud to partner with Cicci to award a $500 scholarship to a studio owner to be used as an investment in the studio business or to further his/her dance education. To apply for the scholarship, interested parties must be a member of SADM in good standing and own his/her own studio.


Applicants should submit applications by June 1 for consideration for that year's award. The application consists of your contact information and a brief (100 words or less) explanation of how you plan to use the scholarship award.


Questions about the scholarship or application may be directed to Shelia Vaught. Applications will be reviewed, and the winner will be announced at the summer convention. To apply, please complete the Ciccii Scholarship Application

Unity Scholarships


SADM Members are also eligible for many other UNITY scholarships. For more information, please visit www.unitydance.org/scholarships/