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All new students interested in pursuing the BA in Dance major are eligible for a departmental scholarship. Visit the Auditions page for more information about the audition process.

Scholarship Audition Requirements

All applicants must have:

  1. filled out and submitted the Theatre and Dance application before the date of the audition
  2. applied to Southeast Missouri State University as a dance major in The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance. In order for the department to offer a student a scholarship, he/she must have been accepted into the University as a declared dance major.
  3. registered for Southeast AcademicWorks at

All applicants in dance must:

  • participate in the dance master classes
  • present a 90 second dance solo in any style

All scholarship recipients must:

  • have achieved an ACT composite score of at least 21 or SAT composite score of at least 1080
  • earned a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale)
  • remain a major in The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance
  • maintain a 2.5 cumulative Southeast grade point average
  • maintain a 3.0 cumulative Dance grade point average
  • complete 30 credit hours per academic year
  • fulfill all duties to the best of her or his ability while maintaining a positive and professional attitude

The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance offers generous scholarship support to students and are renewable with acceptable progress.

Southeast Missouri State University provides a quality education at an affordable price and has numerous scholarship and financial aid opportunities. University Scholarship information can be found here.


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Conservatory of Theatre and Dance
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701