The School Of Alberta Ballet Professional Division

Tuition & Financial Support

As part of our search for exceptional talent, the School of Alberta Ballet has access to scholarships to outstanding students in the Professional Division (Full Year programs only). Additionally, Boys' Scholarships will be offered to exceptional young male dancers. All scholarships must be applied for via the link below.

Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of aptitude, deportment and financial need. Applications are due by May 1 (extended to May 25 for 2017) of each year and are evaluated by our third-party financial service, Apple Financial. Click here to apply for a scholarship through Apple Financial (applications cost $100 to apply). To find out more about scholarship, please contact  Please note the School does not award funding for Summer Intensives.

Scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 school year are now closed. 

Financial Assistance

There are various funding bodies that provide financial support in means of grants and scholarships for families who have children participating in Dance or in financial need in general. Some of these are eligible for Summer programs as well as Full Year.

KidSport Calgary  - If you are from outside of Calgary, check out KidSport Canada  

Canadian Tire Jumpstart - Please ensure that your local chapter communicates directly with the Admissions Office to confirm your submission.

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Other scholarships for Albertans

Students who come from outside of Alberta, you can check out Grant funding from The Canada Council for the Arts

Children's Fitness Tax Credit

Please note that receipts and other documentation are not required to be submitted along with your Income Tax Return and there are no official tax receipts for this amount. If you need a re-issue of an original purchase receipt, please contact School Reception.