Bryn Wertz Ballet Foundation

Scholarship Application 

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 brynwertzballet@gmail.com for approval before submitting an application.

Applications and all associated requirements must be submitted by January 15 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 15 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:

  1. Short personal statement

  2. Letter of recommendation from a dance teacher

  3. Headshot

  4. Dance photo

  5. Solo video

​Upload required items as prompted within the application. If your video is too large, please submit your application and then email brynwertzballet@gmail.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.

Questions: brynwertzballet@gmail.com

 

APPROVED INTENSIVE LIST:

*If desired program is not on this list, please email brynwertzballet@gmail.com for approval.

 

American Ballet Theatre (NY, AL, TX, CA)

Ballet West

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)

Kirov Academy (DC)

North Carolina School of the Arts (NC)

NYCDA Intensives NYC

Pacific Northwest Ballet (WA)

Point Park (PA)

The Rock School (PA)

San Francisco Ballet (CA)

School of American Ballet (NY/CA)

Washington Ballet (DC)