Merit Scholarships

  • Academy students in Level 2 or above may be considered for a Merit Scholarship. Merit Scholarships are awarded at the sole discretion of the Kansas City Ballet School and require no application.
  • Scholarships are awarded for the school year (September – May). The deadline to accept awarded scholarships and register for the 2019-2020 academic year is August 11, 201.
  • Scholarship funds are modest and highly competitive. Upon acceptance of a KCBS scholarship, KCBS students are required to be enrolled in their assigned class level for the full academy year, participate in the School Spring Performance and may be asked to assist with various KCBS projects. All recipients must maintain a 95% or higher class attendance rate.
  • Scholarships are not automatically renewed each school year and the awarded amount may vary from year to year. Students will be reevaluated by Kansas City Ballet School for consideration of continued or additional scholarships.

Click here to read about our current scholarship recipients.

Financial Aid

  • Academy students in Level 2 or above are eligible to apply for Financial Aid. Financial Aid is awarded for the school year (September – May).
  • The deadline for aid applications for the 2019-2020 school year is August 14, 2019. Applications are reviewed by the Financial Aid Committee and aid is based on varied criteria.
  • Students must pay the registration/uniform fee and first month’s tuition in full upon enrollment. Financial Aid will be applied to the remaining seven months.
  • Financial Aid recipients must be enrolled in their assigned class level for the full academic year and may be asked to assist with various KCBS projects. All recipients must maintain a 95% or higher class attendance rate.
  • Financial Aid is not automatically renewed each school year and the awarded amount may vary from year to year. Students must reapply in order to be considered for continued or additional assistance.
  • Financial Aid recipients should not exceed their monthly payments on other KCBS services such as private lessons or reformer classes.

The Financial Aid application due date has passed. Please contact school@kcballet.org with any questions.

2018-2019 KCBS Financial Aid Application

The deadline for Financial Aid for the 18-19 Academic year has passed. The application is still available to those who are interested but awards may be limited. The questions asked in this application are designed to help KCBS understand the family’s financial position, and to make certain that financial aid can be awarded to those qualified students whose need is greatest.
  • STUDENT INFO

  • Please select the location that your student is enrolled or planning to enroll at.
  • FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE PARTY INFORMATION

    Who assumes financial responsibility? Must be an individual or individuals other than the student.
  • INCOME & CIRCUMSTANCES

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  • This will not necessarily determine your scholarship amount, but will help us as we consider how to best meet the needs of the students who apply for assistance. Please keep in mind that awards are usually partial amounts.
  • Please upload Page 1 and 2 of your most recently completed IRS 1040. The figures provided above must be supported by your Income Tax Form. If parents file separately, both forms must be provided. Disability or social security benefit letters will also be accepted. Applications submitted without supporting documentation will not be considered.
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