Laurel Dance Scholarship

About this Scholarship:
This scholarship is a 4-year renewable scholarship.

Scholarship Criteria:
- Outstanding incoming WOU student
- Major in dance
- High School GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Participation in annual audition
Video auditions accepted for students who cannot attend the Dance Audition in person due to distance or special circumstances.

Dance Scholarship Video Audition Guidelines:
Only submit a video audition if you cannot attend the Dance Audition in person
Ballet

  • 2 combinations at the barre
  • Adagio with pirouettes en dehors and en dedans in the center
  • Petit allegro combination
  • Grande allegro combination

Modern

  • Modern phrase that travels across the floor
  • Modern center movement phrase

Solo (optional)

  • Up to 2 minutes in length, in any genre
  • Make sure to introduce the solo and include who choreographed it

Renewal Criteria:
- Major in dance
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Complete 36 credits each academic year (Fall, Winter, Spring)
- Attend annual audition

Award
$1,000.00
Scopes
Dance
Deadline
05/01/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you registered for the Dance Audition on the WOU Campus? To register for an audition contact Sharon Oberst at obersts@wou.edu.
  2. Are you unable to attend the Dance Audition due to distance or special circumstance?
    • Have you sent a link of your audition video to Professor Oberst (obersts@wou.edu)?
  3. Upload: Dance and performance resume.
  4. Please upload a 500 word essay addressing why you are pursuing a degree in dance.