Scholarship Application

The Starbelly Dancers, the premier performing group of Starbelly School of Dance, participates and creates numerous fundraising events through-out the year, including their Annual Big Bad-Ass Belly Dance Show, silent auction & workshops.  All profits raised through these efforts are put into two funds, 1) A scholarship fund, and 2) a fund for temporary financial aid. We do this so we can better serve the community in helping provide dance opportunities to everyone who wants it, regardless of ability to pay.


  • Only partial scholarships -25% to 50% of class fees available
  • Funds are limited. There are only funds for one or two students a session.
  • Application does not guarantee availability of funds
  • Only students who have previously completed at least one full session at the school are eligible
  • Decisions will be based two factors 1) Merit-students commitment to dance and the school 2) financial need
  • 80% attendance is required .Scholarships are for committed students only.  If student fails to have good attendance, do the assignments, work hard in class, and have a great attitude, scholarship may be revoked
  • Scholarship funds must be used for and within the session applied and awarded.
  • Financial aid is limited to three session a year per qualified student
  • Student must apply EACH session they are requesting a Scholarship for.
  • Students names awarded scholarships may listed on Starbelly School of Dance website, newsletters, and Facebook page
  • * We will happily accept donations for these two funds.


Scholarship Applications: Starbelly School of Dance

  • Any student, (excluding members of the Starbelly Dancers) can apply for scholarships. Decisions will be made by : 1) Financial need 2) students that show high levels of dedication to the school and to their own personal growth as a dancer. There is only funds for 1-2 students a session*Funds can be used for class fees ONLY. They can NOT be used for costumes and material fees.