Monsters On The Move (MOVE) scholarship was created to provide aspiring dancers the financial support necessary to pursue a quality dance education and fulfill their artistic goals. Scholarship funds awarded to qualified applicants will be used to assist in paying for dance education at accredited dance studios, organizations or institutions. A maximum of 35 scholarships will be awarded and can range up to $2,000 per award.


  • Applicants must be between the ages of 8-25
  • Annual combined household income not to exceed $50,000.
    • Some considerations may be based on geographical locations.
    • Additional proof of income may be requested.
  • Recipients must use funds within the United States
  • All funds will be distributed directly from the Monsters On The Move Foundation, Inc. to the accredited dance studio, organization or institution.
  • Recipients are required to “pay it forward” by giving back to their school, church or
    community in a way that mirrors the good intentions bestowed by the organization.
  • Board has the ability to rescind the scholarship if warranted due to illegal activity.

(Please be sure to include all of the below items. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.)

  • Completed Scholarship Application Form
  • Parent/Guardian Statement Of Financial Need
  • Student Personal Statement/Essay
  • (3) Letters of recommendation to include: (ie personal, academic, professional)
    • How long and in what capacity have you known the applicant?
    • Why would you recommend this person for a scholarship?
  • Signed Code of Conduct Contract
  • Optional: Supporting materials such as personal achievements in dance, pictures, video, awards, etc.
  • Mail reference letters and additional supporting materials to:
    10291 Baltimore National Pike
    Ellicott City, MD 21042


Time Frame Activity
Application period will run from April 1st through May 31st. Candidates must complete and submit all materials to the Scholarship Selection Committee postmarked before the deadline.
Scholarship Selection Committee will review applications
Approval and notification of scholarship recipients
Scholarship award will be distributed and publicized

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