Dalton New Dance Major Scholarship


  • Any new dance major
  • Audition process during October and November
  • Two letters of recommendation, one must be from a dance teacher


  • Class sessions in ballet, jazz, modern and improvisation
  • Interview by a faculty member
  • Writing a brief, impromptu essay

Renewal process

  • Have completed a major technique course in ballet, jazz and modern dance
  • Continue to register for major technique courses in two of three styles each succeeding semester
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA overall and a 3.5 GPA in dance coursework
  • Have demonstrated professional commitment in dance coursework and dance-related activities
  • Have performed in an event sponsored by the Western Michigan University Department of Dance
  • This scholarship may be awarded for a maximum of two years