We are excited to announce a new round of available scholarships made available through National Dance Week Foundation!  Scholarship recipients receive a full-paid registration to attend the Rhythm Works Integrative Dance Instructor Certification Workshop along with the Wingman for Dance program guide and recognition items to use along with the certification program!

National Dance Week scholarship winner, Jennifer Gentile, with RWID founder, Tricia Gomez, and DanceLife Retreat Center owner, Rhee Gold.


Applications will be reviewed March 1st – 31st.  Application received after that will be applied to the following year’s round of scholarship applications.

“A Chance to Dance” Scholarships will be awarded in April and announced again during National Dance Week Celebration (NDW begins the last Friday of February). Apply at the bottom of this page!


  • Currently have, or hope to provide dance education opportunities to those with special needs and learning differences
  • Currently teaching in the dance field
  • Citizen of the United States of America
  • Actively involved in the NDF “A Chance to Dance” initiative

National Dance Week scholarships are made available through the sales of specially designed “A Chance to Dance” t-shirts.  The more shirts sold, the more scholarships they are able to offer!

You can help to make it happen by purchasing a t-shirt for yourself and your students or co-workers!







and get involved in one of these fun activities from September – March…

  • “A Chance to Dance” Group Photo Challenge – Take a picture of you and your group in their “A Chance to Dance” t-shirts and post it on Facebook!  Be sure to hashtag #AChancetoDance #Photo.  The photo with the most people wearing their “A Chance to Dance” t-shirt wins!
  • “A Chance to Dance” Dance Mob – Learn the “A Chance to Dance” dance mob routine, teach it to your organization and perform it in your community! Start learning here!