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Financial Assistance

A limited number of partial and full tuition scholarships for ballet classes only are offered by Maine State Ballet to qualified students ages 8 and up.  They are offered for the Dance School Year (September to May) and/or Summer Ballet Intensive Workshop as determined by the Artistic Staff.  Maine State Ballet reserves the right to withdraw financial aid at any time if recipients fail to meet scholarship standards.

Financial Assistance Scholarships

Funding is awarded based mostly on financial need (dance potential & aptitude, and commitment are also considered).  Financial Assistance applicants need to apply for each session separately (Dance School Year and Summer Ballet Intensive Workshop) by filling in the application form and attaching all required tax forms.  Applicants must apply for Fall and Summer sessions separately.  Recipients may re-apply for Fall and Summer sessions as well.  To donate to this scholarship, please consider becoming a member of the Maine State Ballet family.


Financial Assistance Application Deadline

Dance School Year: August 15

Summer Ballet Workshop: May 1

Click here to download the Financial Assistance Application form.

Maine State Ballet Company Member Scholarships

Company dancers who are high school graduates, or the equivalent, and are at least 18 years of age receive full ballet tuition scholarships.  Recipients must be in good fiscal standing with the company, remain in the area to dance for Maine State Ballet, and have been invited to perform by the Artistic Director.  The scholarship period begins in the fall after a dancer's senior year of high school or equivalent, and are evaluated annually.  To donate to this scholarship, please consider becoming a member of the Maine State Ballet family. 

For more information contact Maine State Ballet by calling 207-781-7672 or emailing


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