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Dance Major Scholarship Auditions will be held on Saturday Jan 15 at 10:00 AM in Maple Hall. YOU MUST RESERVE A SPOT TO PARTICIPATE.
Complete the General Scholarship Application on https://wou.academicworks.com. You must have a WOU Portal username and password to access the General Scholarship Application. This will automatically place your application into all of the categories that you are eligible for.
general scholarship applications open Dec 1st and close on March 1st
Please contact Professor Cynthia Guttierrez-Garner (firstname.lastname@example.org 503-838-9513) to reserve a spot in the dance scholarship and placement audition class
Scholarships are available for both new, incoming dance majors as well as continuing dance majors. In order to be eligible for a dance scholarship you must:
• be a full time student at WOU
• be a declared dance major
• have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
• maintain a cumulative 3.0 or higher GPA to continue a renewable scholarship
• attend the spring audition class
• submit an essay stating why you are pursuing a Dance Major degree (Incoming students only)
Scholarships are awarded based on cumulative grade point average and technical ability. Students wishing to be
considered for a dance scholarship must participate in the dance scholarship audition. The audition class is taught by WOU dance faculty and consists of a ballet barre, and an eclectic mix of modern, jazz, hip-hop and improvisation.