Recognizing tenacity, talent, and grace.
ASF has helped deserving dancers rise above challenging circumstances to pursue their artistic training and education. From tuition to travel or expenses to experiences, our financial support makes the difference between sitting on the sidelines and realizing a dream.
Where there is art, there is hope.
What makes our scholars stand out? In addition to demonstrating both exceptional need and talent, they exude hope for a brighter future that only art can create. Learn more about our selection process below.
How will I know if I’ve been selected?
Due to the number of scholarship applications, you will be notified ONLY if you are selected.
What are the criteria for selection?
Dancers must demonstrate outstanding merit, financial need & should be in a pre-professional program–though we’ve made a few exceptions for dancers with extraordinary talent! All styles of dance are welcome.
What information should be included with my submission?
Dancer and parent/guardian contact information, dance school attended, financial assistance needed, a recent headshot, a full body shot, a link to a dance video, and an essay describing a challenging circumstance in your life and how you hope to overcome it, as well as something unique about you, your talent, and your dream to shine.
“I am deeply honored to have been chosen as a scholar by the Angel Shine Foundation. I can’t wait to see where my journey in the incredible world of the ballet takes me.”
“ASF’s mission is deeply inspiring. I thank Allyson for shining a well-deserved light & for supporting BAE’s commitment to nurturing young dancers.”
“We are so grateful that ASF helps our dancers have a better chance to fulfill their dreams. It’s so important to support the next generation of world-class dancers.”
“I am very happy to become an Angel Shine Scholar so that I can be closer to my dream. I will do my best in order to prove to you that your recognition is well deserved.”
“The impact that the ASF has had on my & my family is truly beautiful. Your support has been life changing.”
“I am very blessed to know that you are supporting me from across the ocean for my future adventure! This was a great opportunity to open my mind to new horizons…”
“…and meet other young dancers from around the world. I realize how lucky I am to be your Angel Shine scholar and will do my best to honor that position at all times.”
The path to your dream starts here.
Every child deserves an opportunity to pursue their gifts. We warmly invite you to apply for a scholarship by completing and submitting the below form. Applications are accepted and processed as they are collected. Due to overwhelming interest, you will be notified ONLY if you are selected.
We look forward to hearing how you plan to share your light with the world.
Share Your Joy of Dance with the World
Our dance challenges are an opportunity for young artists worldwide to be recognized for choreography that exemplifies courage, creativity, and joy.
Movement is a freeing expression of emotion and puts positive energy out into the world. Ready to inspire others with your dance?