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A Letter from our Board

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The Fauman Scholarship

The Missouri Dance Organization received a donation from the family of MDO’s first secretary, Lilo Fauman, for furthering dance education for Missouri dancers and dance educators.

Who Can Apply

Missouri resident age 18 and over 

Grant Awards

Range between $250 - $1,250

Eligible Expenses

Tuition, travel, living expenses for learning experiences scheduled between August 15, 2024 and July 1, 2025

Funding Timeline

Applications due: August 1, 2024

Notification of award: August 15, 2024

Additional Requirements

Applicants agree to submit a final report within 30 days of the conclusion of the learning opportunity. Final report will include an accounting of expenses and a reflection on the learning experience. 




We welcome your creative submissions! Apply for the current opportunity described above by clicking here. We would like to keep this fund alive under the care of MAAE and you can make a designated donation for the next round of applications at

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