Monica Gutchow Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Monica Gutchow, a former WWU Dance faculty member. Two to three scholarships will be awarded to upper-division Dance students who have demonstrated exceptional merit, good academic standing, financial need and an interest in teaching dance at the college level. Scholarship amount: up to $8,000, in increments of at least $1,000. (Amount depends on number of qualified applicants and endowment balance).
These scholarships are intended to assist Dance majors with summer tuition costs. Applicants must be registered for 3 credits in DNC 221, DNC 321, or DNC 421 for summer 2017, demonstrate exceptional merit, good academic standing and financial need. Scholarship amount: Several scholarships at $500 apiece.
To apply for scholarships in the Department of Dance, please submit the following:
- Resume of dance experience
- One page statement addressing:
- Your academic goals and academic history within the department
- Your post-graduate aspirations
- Your merit for a specified scholarship (i.e. financial need, academic history, contribution to the department)
- Copy of Academic History (must include current grade point average)
Drop your completed scholarship packet off in the Theatre and Dance Office (PA 395)
OR mail submissions to:
Western Washington University
Dance Program Scholarship Committee
516 High Street, MS 9108
Bellingham, WA 98225
Must be received no later than May 4th, 2018, by 4:00 p.m.
Awards announced mid to late May.
Please note: Scholarship awards may affect your financial aid
These scholarships are separate from the College of Fine and Performing Arts scholarships. You can apply for CFPA scholarships through the Dean's Office.