We are pleased to announce that the 2014-2015 Fellowship and Work-Study Applications are now available and are due by 5:00 pm Friday, August 1, 2014. No late or incomplete applications will be considered.
All eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Scholarship Program families must be in good standing from the previous year’s awards and have a zero account balance
- A copy of the first page of the 2013 1040 federal tax return filed by any and all responsible parents or guardians (work-study only)
- A completed registration form (or completed online registration)
- Submit a 20% total fall semester tuition deposit and registration fee
Any awards granted through the School’s Scholarship Programs are applicable only for the 14-15 School year (August-May) and required service hours must be completed by the end of each semester.
For students who demonstrate exceptional aptitude and merit, there are a limited number of partial tuition fellowships awarded for the 2014 – 2015 school year. Awards are granted based on exceptional merit to students who have studied in the School for a minimum of one year (or have attended Level 3 or 4 of the Summer Dance Programs or Summer Intensive) and who are enrolled for a minimum of three classes per week and Spring Showcase during the 14-15 school year. Students who are granted fellowship awards are ambassadors of the LouisvilleBalletSchooland will be expected to participate at various School and public events. Families who have not completed their fellowship responsibilities by the end of the Fall Semester, November 25th, will not be able to continue to receive benefits from the Fellowship Program for the Spring Semester. Additionally, those families who do not complete fellowship responsibilities in a timely manner will not be eligible to apply for the program in the future. Please click here to for additional information, and to view and submit the School Fellowship Application Form online.
Work-Study Tuition Exchange Program
Dedicated applicants may apply for a limited number of work-study opportunities in exchange for credit toward their dance training for the 14-15 school year. Work-Study Tuition Exchange participants are selected based on financial need and project proposal through a non-audition application and evaluation process. Students and/or parents accepted into the Work-Study Exchange Program are assigned specific duties that provide valuable assistance to the Louisville Ballet School. The number of work-study hours assigned is based on evaluation of individual applications and proposed contributions. Families who have not completed their work-study responsibilities by the end of the Fall Semester, November 25th, will not be able to receive benefits from the Work-Study Exchange Program for the Spring Semester. Additionally, those families who do not complete fellowship responsibilities in a timely manner will not be eligible to apply for the program in the future. Please click here to for additional information, and to view and submit the Work-Study Tuition Exchange Program Application Form online.