Kick for Kindness Scholarship

Teachers and Educators  - National Dance Foundation is pleased to offer scholarships for dance teachers and educators who are committed to providing dance educational opportunities based on inclusion, kindness and community. The goal of the Kick for Kindness initiative is to educate, create awareness, participation  and promote anti-bullying dance based activities.  

NDF's Kick for Kindness

Applications are accepted September - March.  (Any submitted after will be applied to the following year).

Winners will be announced in April

Applicants are to participate in organizing the NDF Shout Out to create awareness and support about anti-bullying.

Winners will be encouraged to share pictures and videos showing the progress and success of their program and activities showing all their anti-bullying initiatives.


Youth Protection Advocates in Dance (YPAD) Certification

YPAD’s focus is on providing dance studios, conventions, competitions, instructors, dance professionals, parents, community members and dancers with the support, education, tools and resources they need to make healthy choices in the dance environment and the world. 

Available scholarship is for the YPAD online self driven course and will be equally matched by YPAD to ensure the base rate certification fee is covered for your entire studio! For more information on YPAD Certification please visit and if you are applying for the scholarship please fill out the assessment form.

Kick for Kindness Scholarship Application