​​​Rainier Dance Center 2018-19 Scholarships

Rainier Dance Center, through its scholarship program, is committed to providing students of all ethnicities, cultures, races, genders, abilities and socioeconomic backgrounds a chance to dance!

For further details on any scholarship, please contact us at info@rainierdancecenter.com.

To apply for a scholarship, download the application, complete it and submit to the email address above by NOVEMBER 10, 2018.







AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS


Pam Tharl Scholarship (one scholarship available)

  • Amount/Award: $555.00
    • Annual registration fee ($20.00)
    • One class per week from Sept. 17, 2018 – June 21, 2019 ($475.00)
    • One recital costume ($60.00)
  • Scholarship description: This scholarship covers the cost of one dance class per week from Sept. 17, 2018 through June 21, 2019, along with the annual registration fee and one recital costume. Open to all new and returning dancers.
  • Student Eligibility – Students must:
    • Be between the ages of 3 and 17.
    • Be enrolled in at least one class per week at RDC from Sept. 17, 2018 – June 21, 2019.
    • Participate in two RDC performances (December & June)
    • Maintain a consistent attendance record and not miss more than 1 class every 8-10 weeks. This is to ensure our students learn and progress as much as they can within the year.
    • Have a positive attitude and work hard while at RDC and in dance class.


​​Sandra Wilkinson Scholarship (one scholarship available)

  • Amount/Award: $555.00
    • Annual registration fee ($20.00)
    • One class per week from Sept. 2018 – June 2019 ($475.00)
    • One recital costume ($60.00)
  • Scholarship description: This scholarship covers the cost of one dance class per week from Sept. 17, 2018 through June 21, 2019, along with the annual registration fee and one recital costume. Open to all new and returning dancers.
  • Student Eligibility – Students must:
    • Be between the ages of 3 and 17.
    • Be enrolled in at least one class per week at RDC from Sept. 17, 2018 – June 21, 2019.
    • Participate in two RDC performances (December & June)
    • Maintain a consistent attendance record and not miss more than 1 class every 8-10 weeks. This is to ensure our students learn and progress as much as they can within the year.
    • Have a positive attitude and work hard while at RDC and in dance class.


Dawn Mason Inspiration Scholarships (three total scholarships available)

  • Dawn Mason Returning Dancer Scholarship (one scholarship available)
    • Amount/Award: $1000.00
      • Annual registration fee ($20.00)
      • Two classes per week from Sept. 2018 – June 2019 ($807.50)
      • Two recital costume ($120.00)
      • Shoes/dance attire ($52.50)
    • Scholarship description: Rainier Dance Center and our donors are dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black dancers. The aim of this scholarship is to support current/returning Black dancers at RDC. 
    • Student Eligibility – Students must:
      • Have been enrolled at RDC for at least one dance year within the last five years.
      • Be between the ages of 10 and 17.
      • Be Black or of African descent (for example, African-American, African, or Ethiopian)
      • Be enrolled in at least two classes per week at RDC from Sept. 17, 2018 – June 21, 2019.
      • Participate in two RDC performances (December & June)
      • Maintain a consistent attendance record and not miss more than 1 class every 8-10 weeks. This is to ensure our students learn and progress as much as they can within the year.
      • Have a positive attitude and work hard while at RDC and in dance class.


  • Dawn Mason New Student Scholarship (two scholarships available)
    • Amount/Award: $555.00
      • Annual registration fee ($20.00)
      • One class per week from Sept. 17, 2018 – June 21, 2019 ($475.00)
      • One recital costume ($60.00)
    • Scholarship description: Rainier Dance Center and our donors are dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black dancers. Our aim is to increase the number of racially and ethnically diverse dancers at RDC and in Rainier Beach.
    • Student Eligibility – Students must:
      • Not have danced at Rainier Dance Center previously.
      • Be between the ages of 3 and 17.
      • Be Black or of African descent (for example, African-American, African, or Ethiopian)
      • Be enrolled in at least one class per week at RDC from Sept. 17, 2018 – June 21, 2019.
      • Participate in two RDC performances (December & June)
      • Maintain a consistent attendance record and not miss more than 1 class every 8-10 weeks. This is to ensure our students learn and progress as much as they can within the year.
      • Have a positive attitude and work hard while at RDC and in dance class.


For further details on any scholarship, please contact us at info@rainierdancecenter.com.