Discover Dance Scholarship Program

BalletMet Dance Academy scholarship program offers students in the Central Ohio area opportunities for quality dance education and training. Scholarships require an audition and must be renewed annually based upon review of criteria.

Audition Dates

All Preliminary Audition dates are postponed due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak.

The Discover Dance Final Audition date has been rescheduled to June 20th, 2020 from 4:00pm-6:00pm. This audition is only for children who have participated in a school or preliminary audition and have been accepted to participate in the final audition.

Criteria to be Considered (Listed in Order of Importance)

Students must be age 8-12 as of September 1, 2020 (grades 2-5) and not already enrolled at BalletMet. Scholarships are awarded by audition only and are not available to current BalletMet Dance Academy students.

High potential for dance training, primarily in ballet

Student desire

Family commitment

Student/Parent Requirements


Above average dance learning progress

Potential for further intensive dance training

Family commitment and transportation

Attendance at all required meetings

Good grades in school are strongly recommended

Evening summer study is recommended


Fully funded tuition for two classes each week (total of three hours) that are chosen by BalletMet and follow a prescribed course of study

Complimentary tickets to select BalletMet performances

Learn more about our Discover Dance program and how it’s impacted one recipient in this video:

*Please Note

BalletMet reserves the right to revoke a student’s scholarship funding at any time, not renew a student’s scholarship and/or dismiss them from BalletMet’s Dance Academy Scholarship Program for any reason. Written notification will be given. Parents/guardians may also remove their child from the Scholarship Program at any time with written notification.


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