The next deadline for scholarship applications is June 30, 2018.

Complete the contact form on the home page to request a scholarship application information.


Theatre of Ballet Arts, Inc. awards a limited number of scholarships to deserving ballet students based on need and merit. Students applying for a scholarship must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered:

  • Live in Iowa, Lafayette or Grant counties in Wisconsin
  • Register in an approved ballet program at a professional academy
  • Enroll for a minimum of three hours per week of formal ballet training and miss no more than two classes per season
  • Submit three letters of recommendation, write a short essay describing why they are applying and their goals, and how the scholarship would benefit the family (statement of financial need)

​Students receiving scholarships to a professional academy are expected to respect its policies and be an exemplary student, attend classes regularly, follow the dress code, and participate in fundraisers and performances.

To maintain a scholarship the student must be an active participant and have excellent attendance for classes and rehearsals. Recipients are expected to participate in TOBA fundraisers and performances. Student needs permission from the attending academy's director to participate in another school or company's productions.

​Financial aid awards are based on need, special circumstances, and available funds, and the amount of individual awards may vary from year to year. Special situations will be reviewed by the scholarship committee.​​​