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Applying For Scholarship

The Professional Arts Education Center Scholarship Program was developed to train
students who wish to pursue a career in the performing arts and who show particular promise but might not be able to afford the cost of an intensive training program.

Applicants must be ages 10 and up. A panel of professional instructors will evaluate
the technical level and potential of each applicant. 
There are full and partial scholarships available. (Full scholarships pay complete tuition for the classes granted. Partial scholarships provide only a part of the tuition for classes granted.)

Term: While training schedules are customized for each recipient, the scholarships begin approximately January 2023 and continue through May 2023.

is pleased to offer Winter 2023 Scholarships in music theatre, college prep, dance, guitar, and voice.
Scholarships are for ages 10 and up and are awarded based on desire, potential, talent, and financial need.
Applications should be submitted via email to
Recipients MUST be able to attend ALL scholarship classes.


Virtual Audition Process – 
Please film all recordings at a 3⁄4 shot

(roughly from the top of knees to the top of the head) from a horizontal angle.


Please introduce yourself and your selection at the beginning of the video.

Be sure to include your first and last name.


Vocal / Music Theatre / MT Junior / College Prep

Sing a memorized music theatre-type song. The song should be no longer than 2 minutes.

NO a capella singing, you must have some form of accompaniment.



Submit a 30-60 second clip of yourself moving/dancing. Your full body should be in view at all times.

You may choose a cut from a musical or a dance performance in which you participated,

or record something original. Any style is acceptable: musical theatre, ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, etc.



Submit a tape of yourself performing approximately two minutes of a guitar composition of your choice. 

This can be a melody line (individual notes), accompaniment (only chords), or a combination of both.


Personal Statement

Please give a brief personal statement no longer than 2 minutes at the end of your video.

How to Submit Your Video
• To protect your privacy, the YouTube video should be saved as “unlisted” so it cannot be publicly viewed.
• The YouTube video must be titled LAST NAME, FIRST NAME: PAEC Scholarship Audition
• (Example: DOE, JOHN: PAEC Scholarship Audition )
• Copy and paste your YouTube video URL (web address) in the space provided below

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