The Brattleboro School of Dance Scholarship Fund, administered by Company of Muses, awards scholarships to Brattleboro School of Dance students, faculty, and alumni each semester. Company of Muses is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide for the education in the performing arts of youths and adults in the New England area. For more information about Company of Muses, or to donate to the scholarship fund, visit Company of Muses.org
The application deadline is September 1st for the fall semester, January 2nd for the winter/spring semester, and May 1st for the summer semester. Scholarship awards will be announced by mail and will be granted just before classes begin. Scholarship forms are available by inquiring at the studio in person or by downloading the forms here, and must be accompanied by copies of tax paperwork and other forms of financial verification when applicable. Please submit forms to the front desk at BSD; by mail to Company of Muses, P.O. Box 1371, Brattleboro, VT 05302; or by e-mail to secretary@CompanyofMuses.org. When submitting via e-mail, you should receive an confirmation of receipt within 48 hours. If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation of receipt, please resubmit.
The Kathleen Keller Higher Education Scholarship is awarded each spring to a graduate of Brattleboro School of Dance who intends to continue his or her education in a higher education setting such as a college, university, conservatory, professional, or pre-professional training program. Applicants must show talent, dedication to their continued improvement in dance, and a desire to pursue a career in dance or a dance-related field. Applications must be postmarked by March 31st and mailed to Company of Muses, Kathleen Keller Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 1371, Brattleboro, Vermont 05302. You can download the application here, or inquire at the reception desk at Brattleboro School of Dance.