Scholarships

We are committed to finding the next generation of entrepreneurs, content creators, collaborators, and industry talent from around the world. To accomplish our goal, Studio School provides the following scholarships.

Below is a brief summary of Studio School's Scholarships. For more in-depth information—including selection criteria, qualifications, deadlines, and policies—please read our Application Guide.

TALENT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP

Up to $20,000 annually.

Open to eligible degree-program candidates, the Talent Based Scholarship is designed to provide support to exceptional emerging entrepreneurs, filmmakers, actors, dancers, and artists. This scholarship rewards applicants that submit highly creative, innovative, and well-executed creative samples.

MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

Up to $3,000 annually.

Open to eligible students who demonstrate superior levels of academic achievement, commitment to service, and leadership qualities in high school or past colleges and universities.

INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIP

Up to $10,000 annually.

Open to eligible applicants who demonstrate powerful innovation, ideation, or invention in their communities or schools. Strong consideration is given to students with track records of pre-professional activities, including festival and competition participation.

NEXT-GENERATION DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Up to $20,000 annually.

Open to eligible applicants who demonstrate extraordinary abilities and superior accomplishments. Recipients will have solid track records of pre-professional activities and accomplishments related to their field of study, such as winning or placing in festivals or competitions.

NEED-BASED INSTITUTIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Up to $3,000 annually.

Open to eligible applicants that demonstrate financial need with an estimated family contribution (EFC) score of below $3,000, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or as determined by other means for international students, and verified annually.

JOE TREMAINE COMMERCIAL DANCE SCHOLARSHIP

$25,000

Open to eligible incoming and current Freshmen Commercial Dance BFA students only.

This competitive $25,000 scholarship is awarded once a year to an incoming or commercial dance student selected by Joe Tremaine, one of the most influential dance personalities in the United States. Students may only apply once. Joe Tremaine is an internationally known dance educator, choreographer, and performer. He works across disciplines, including film, television, videos, commercials, and theatre. Tremaine is the founder and president of Tremaine Dance Conventions and Competitions. He serves on the boards of numerous dance organizations and is deeply involved in philanthropic work.

ALL AMERICAN FILM SCHOLARSHIP

$40,000

Awarded to the Best Overall Film category winner of the All American Film Festival. The scholarship funds will be allocated throughout the recipient’s academic career.

JOSEPH CAMPBELL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to eligible applicants accepted into a Bachelor’s Degree program for the Fall semester who demonstrate achievement, passion for storytelling, and commitment to craft. The scholarship funds will be allocated throughout the recipient’s academic career.

YOUNG WOMEN IN FILM SCHOLARSHIP

$10,000

Open to eligible female applicants accepted into the BFA in Film + Digital Content program for Fall 2019 who display excellence in their filmmaking through visual examples submitted as part of their application and a written or recorded statement that addresses the following:

“How can you use your voice and vision in media production to help change the gender/cultural imbalance in the film industry?”

The scholarship funds will be allocated throughout the recipient’s academic career.

DANCE NATIONALS SCHOLARSHIPS

One $40,000 scholarship will be awarded at each of the following Dance Competition Nationals to a conditionally accepted dancer who demonstrates extraordinary talent and potential in the field of commercial dance through both their technique and performance quality. The scholarship funds will be allocated throughout the recipient’s academic career.

  • ASH Dance Competition Nationals
  • Dancer’s Inc. Competition Nationals
  • Energy Dance Competition Nationals
  • Joe Tremaine Competition Nationals
  • LADM Competition Nationals
  • Revel Competition Nationals
  • USTD Competition Nationals
KAIROS SCHOLARSHIP

$20,000

This scholarship will be awarded to a conditionally accepted dancer who demonstrates extraordinary talent and potential in the field of commercial dance through both their technique and performance quality. The scholarship funds will be allocated throughout the recipient’s academic career.

HOLLYWOOD SUMMER TOUR SCHOLARSHIP

$10,000

This scholarship will be awarded to a conditionally accepted dancer who demonstrates extraordinary talent and potential in the field of commercial dance through both their technique and performance quality. The scholarship funds will be allocated throughout the recipient’s academic career.