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Dance Program Scholarships

The Joanna Friesen Scholarship, which honors Professor Emeritus Joanna Friesen’s twenty years of service in dance at University of Houston, is awarded to outstanding sophomores and juniors in the dance program who have demonstrated excellence in dance performance and leadership.

The Patsy Swayze Scholarship Endowment grants scholarships to incoming dance majors, particularly at the freshman level, that demonstrate exceptional promise.

The Tommy Tune Scholarship Endowment will grant scholarships to full time dance majors who have demonstrated academic excellence and have financial need.

The Patsy Swayze Scholarship and the Tommy Tune Scholarship have been made possible through generous endowments by Judy and Walter Jones.

Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts Scholarship
The Dean’s Artistic Excellence Scholarship is an annual scholarship in the amount of $4000, granted to students who demonstrate artistic excellence in the performing and visual arts and who are accepted to one of the programs in the McGovern College of the Arts at the University of Houston.

Eligibility criteria and a link to the scholarship application can be found on the College admissions page.