Bryn Wertz Ballet Foundation
Requirements & Guidelines
Professional summer intensive scholarships of $500-$1000 will be awarded to exceptional dancers who demonstrate ability, artistry, and passion for dance. The approved professional summer intensives are listed below. An applicant wishing to attend a summer program that is not pre-approved should email firstname.lastname@example.org for approval before submitting an application.
Applications and all associated requirements must be submitted by January 31 of the offer year.
Recipients are notified by March 1 of the offer year. Only one scholarship may be received in any given offer year.
REQUIREMENTS & SUBMISSIONS:
Applicant must be a Loudoun County resident and between the ages of 13 - 18 on January 31 of the offer year.
To apply for a scholarship, visit www.wertz-scholarship.org. The application is available via the link provided on this site.
Applicants are required to submit the following items:
Short personal statement
Letter of recommendation from a dance teacher
Upload required items as prompted within the application. If your video is too large, please submit your application and then email email@example.com for alternate file-sharing directions.
IF AWARDED A SCHOLARSHIP:
Scholarship recipients are required to submit proof of Loudoun County residency. Payments in the recipient’s name will be sent directly to the selected program. Scholarships will be awarded by March 1 and scholarship payments will be sent to the selected program in the dancer's name from March 15 through May 31 of the offer year. If you do not attend your intensive or workshop, you must return any funds sent to your institution in full.
APPROVED INTENSIVE LIST:
*If desired program is not on this list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for approval.
American Ballet Theatre (NY, AL, TX, CA)
Bolshoi Ballet (NY/CT)
Boston Ballet (MA)
Dance Awards Intensives
Ellison Ballet (NY)
French Academie (NY)
Gelsey Kirkland Academy (NY)
Houston Ballet (TX)
Joffrey Intensive (Varies)
The Juilliard School (NY)
Kirov Academy (DC)
Nashville Ballet (TN)
NYCDA Intensives (NY)
Pacific Northwest Ballet (WA)
Philadelphia Ballet (PA)
Point Park (PA)
The Rock School (PA)
San Francisco Ballet (CA)
School of American Ballet (NY/CA)
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (NC)
Washington Ballet (DC)