Incoming First-year students
All first-year students who are new to the Athens campus of Ohio University in fall 2017 are eligible for consideration to become an OHIO Signature Scholar. The application for admission serves as the application for merit-based scholarships.
Students who are interested in pursuing a major in the College of Fine Arts are strongly encouraged to apply for talent based scholarship in their discipline. These Fine Arts Talent Awards are available to incoming first-year students. Fine Arts Talent Awards range in amount between $1500 and $5000 per year. Fine Arts Talent Trustee Awards provide a partial discount to the non-Ohio resident surcharge. All Fine Arts talent based awards are renewable for 8 semesters based on the successful completion of a minimum of 15 credits per semester, maintenance of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and continued pursuit of a major in the College of Fine Arts.
All students who seek admission to Ohio University with a major in Dance must audition. The audition is for both admission and talent-based scholarship decisions.
Audition dates are scheduled for:
Students who desire to audition after January should contact Dance to schedule alternative date, however these students may not be considered for talent based scholarship after February 24th.
Students should schedule their audition by contacting the Dance division at firstname.lastname@example.org or 740-593-1826
Office of Student Financial Aid
See the Office of Student Financial Aid for additional information.
The Dean’s Scholarships are based on criteria established by the University Scholarship Committee (USC). These criteria are supplemented with written recommendations of the Dance Division faculty. The faculty takes into consideration factors beyond GPA and hours earned such as: talent, achievement and service. However, the final determination of an award is made by the University Scholarship Committee.
Dance Division Scholarships
The following awards are subject to criteria determined by the donors: Bailin-Stern, Bill Cratty, Hazel and Carr Liggett, Betty Milhendler, Yolanda Molnar, Ruiz/Lewis, Margaret Schuette, and the Shirley Wimmer Awards. The criteria for these are as follows: