Scholarship Fund

The Folk Dance Federation of California provides scholarships each year to new and experienced folk dancers, as well as potential group leaders and folk dance teachers. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Applications will be considered on an individual basis.

The Federation Scholarship Program provides partial tuition for folk dance camps, workshops, and festivals, big or small, to assist dancers with their costs to learn, teach, and perform folk dance. Although historically most of the scholarships have gone to dancers wanting to attend Stockton Folk Dance Camp, the funds can be used for any dance event such as

The typical grant amounts are 50% of the cost of attending the event, but amounts will vary. You may download and complete a Scholarship Application. Scholarship applications must be received 45 days prior to the first day of the event.

Additional information about this scholarship program is available from Betsy Moore, Federation Scholarship Chair.

In addition, please consider applying for a scholarship from the National Folk Organization which offers a Discovery Grant that pays for travel expenses.