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Irene Bovender Wade Hunley Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Henry County Community Foundation
700 South Memorial Drive
P.O. Box 6006
New Castle, IN 47362
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of New Castle High School who lack financial resources to further their education. Special consideration is given to the following students: those pursuing a beauty/cosmetology certificate, those studying piano or dance based on prior history with piano or dance, members of the First Baptist Church in New Castle, those who have worked part-time at a hospital or assisted living home while in high school, those students who were on the swim team all four years of high school or those with a family member who is serving or has served in the military.

Amount: $1,000 and over
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jodi Peplinski Educational Fund
Sponsor: Bay Area Community Foundation
Pere Marquette Depot
1000 Adams Street
Suite 200
Bay City, MI 48708
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time student and residents of Bay County who have participated in cheerleading, choral music, musicals, stage productions, band or dance squad. They must also submit a completed FAFSA form, two recommendation letters, a current academic transcript and an essay about a positive experience they had while attending Garber High School.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.

M. Josephine O'Neil Arts Award
Sponsor: Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Lambda State Organization
c/o Athena Columbus
8127 North Oketo Avenue
Niles, IL 60714-2941
Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois residents and be sophomores at an accredited community college or current or upcoming juniors at an accredited four-year college or university. Students must demonstrate outstanding accomplishment in music, visual arts, dance, theater or the literary arts.

Amount: Up to $6,000
Deadline: January 9
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, evidence of accomplishment in the arts (such as reviews, awards, etc.) and an artwork sample are required.

NYCDA 4-day National Summer Workshop Scholarship
Sponsor: New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA)
602 West 66th Street
West New York, NJ 07093
Eligibility: Applicants must be registered to attend the NYCDA 4-day Summer Workshop. Students must audition at the workshop. Selection is based on the overall strength of the audition.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Princess Grace Awards
Sponsor: Princess Grace Awards
150 E. 58th Street
25th Floor
New York, NY 10155
Eligibility: Applicants must submit an example of their work in the category in which they apply: theatre, dance, choreography, film or playwriting. Theatre and dance applicants require the sponsorship of a professional company or school, one nominee per institution. Awards are based on the artistic quality of the artist's work, potential for future excellence and activities. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and (except playwrights) must be nominated by a school department chair/dean or company artistic director. Awards must be completed in the United States.

Amount: Up to $30,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Thelma A. Robinson Award in Ballet
Sponsor: National Federation of Music Clubs (Coral Gables, FL)
Gay Dill, National Chairman
814 South Second Street
Atwood, KS 67730
Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 19. There is no entry fee, but applicants must be members of the NFMC. The award is given during even-numbered years.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. Award is only open in even-numbered years.

YoungArts Program
Sponsor: National YoungArts Foundation
2100 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137
Eligibility: Applicants must be either high school sophomores, juniors, or seniors or 15 to 18 years old by December 1 of the year of application. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The disciplines included are cinematic arts, dance, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice and writing. Those applying in the discipline of jazz music may be registered aliens. There is a nonrefundable fee.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: October 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.