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 offer 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 of each year and are evaluated by our third-party financial service, Apple Financial. Click here to apply for a scholarship through Apple Financial ($100 application fee). To find out more about our scholarships, please contact  Please note the School does not award funding for Summer Intensives.

Scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 school year are now open.

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 are 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 joining us from outside of Alberta, visit: The Canada Council for the Arts