Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet
Scholarship Programs

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet is a leader in the world of dance education – having sent hundreds of students on to careers in major ballet companies throughout the world. During the 2015-2016 year, CPYB made available $326,933 in scholarships and housing stipends in fulfillment of its mission to inspire, educate and enrich the lives of its students.

A gift to one of CPYB’s restricted scholarship funds ensures the sustainability of these programs and guarantees your lasting legacy through an investment in the future of classical ballet education. 

Two-Year Male Scholarship Program

CPYB’s Male Scholarship Program gives aspiring male dancers aged 14 to 19 the opportunity to be selected to receive a scholarship that provides two years of uninterrupted proven ballet training at CPYB. CPYB commits to providing up to eight recipients with 22 months consecutive tuition scholarships and a monthly stipend. Students must audition for these competitive scholarships that will allow them to pursue their dreams. The fund is secured through annual donor support and CPYB fundraising events.

Changing Lives Scholarship Fund

The Changing Lives Scholarship Fund is a financial need-based, work/study scholarship program that ensures broad-based accessibility to world-class ballet training regardless of financial resources. The fund is secured through annual donor support and CPYB fundraising events.

For more information about funding student scholarships, please contact Brigette Plummer, Associate Director of Development, at 717.254.8477 or

Students interested in applying for scholarship, please visit HERE.

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