Dance Scholars Award

Open to 4th year undergraduate or graduate students who have completed course work and are writing a thesis.

 


Award Value: $
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Graduate Student
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Based on grade point average and financial need (in that order)



Grant Strate Award in Dance

Must complete a Student Financial Profile.


Award Value: $650.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 1st year
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Given to a dance undergraduate major in any year of study (1-4)
– Must demonstrate strength in both studio and academic studies in dance
– Must demonstrate financial need
– Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
– Must be an Ontario resident



Menaka Thakkar Award in World Dance

Nominated by Department.


Award Value: $1000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Given to a Year 3 or 4 dance student in recognition of excellence and achievement in studio work or academic studies in world dance.
– Selection/eligibility criteria include sound academic standing



Sudha Thakkar Khandwani Award in Western Dance

Must complete Student Financial Profile


Award Value: $1000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 1st year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Nominated by Department of Dance to new First Year full-time undergraduate students in recognition of outstanding ability/promise in performance work in ballet and modern dance.
– Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons
– Must be resident of Ontario
– Must demonstrate financial need



Mary Jane Warner Dance Education Award

Must apply.  Submission of Student Financial Profile is required for this bursary.


Award Value: $400.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Eligibility requirements include completion of at least five courses with a minimum grade point average of 6.00 (B)
– Must demonstrate strength in courses related to dance teaching
– Minimum B average overall
– Must demonstrate financial need



Dance Department Fund

Must apply through the SFS website by completing a SFP


Award Value: $660.00
Number of awards to be issued: 4
Award Type: Bursary
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to full-time and part-time students
– Must demonstrate exceptional talent by demonstrated high grades and consistency in studies
– Must demonstrate financial need



The Spedding Memorial Scholarship in Dance

Student must complete a Student Financial Profile to be considered for this award.


Award Value: $800.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Eligible recipients must be 3rd or 4th year dance students who demonstrate excellence and achievement in studio work or academic studies in world dance.
– Selection eligibility criteria include sound academic standing
– Must be a Canadian



Manorama Thakkar Award in Indian Dance


Award Value: $1000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons
– Must be resident of Ontario
– Must demonstrate financial need



Julianna Lau Award in Dance Therapy

Complete the Student Financial Profile and submit an application form. This is a new award and is not visible on the Student Financial Services website. In the application, include a personal statement that outlines how you are contributing to the betterment of society through dance.


Award Value: $950.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • Graduate Student
  • Undergraduate Student

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to undergraduate and/ or graduate students studying or conducting research in the area of dance therapy.
– Recipient must have a GPA of 6.00 (B).
– Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario
– Must demonstrate financial need as assessed by Student Financial Services through the completion of the Student Financial Profile. Graduate students please see Graduate Dept regarding SFP forms