Early Bird Award

For all Current CORPS de Ballet International Members

CORPS de Ballet International’s Conference

CORPS de Ballet International offers two awards in the amount of $100 each.

Eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • CORPS de Ballet International membership must be current.

Member must submit the full conference registration fee to be considered for this award. Award winners will receive $100 directly from CORPS at the conference.

  • Current CORPS Members receiving the Conference Presentation Scholarship will not be eligible for the Early Bird Award.  CORPS Board of Directors and Executive Committee members are not eligible.

The Awards Committee selects awardees on a first-applied, first-paid basis.  Awards will be determined by the PayPal date or the postmark on the registration payment.  If more than two applications are received at the same time, the Awards Committee will draw names from eligible applicants.

Conference Presentation Scholarship

CORPS 2019 Conference Presentation Scholarship Application

Basil Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Basil Thompson

Basil Thompson

In memory of Basil Thompson, renowned teacher, director, dancer and friend, CORPS de Ballet International is offering a $500 scholarship for a university/college male dancer to support his training in classical ballet. This scholarship may be used for university/college tuition as part of a dance program or for a ballet-based summer workshop of the student’s choice. Payment will be made directly to the program of choice.

Basil Thompson Memorial Scholarship Form





Basil Thompson Memorial Award Recipient 2018:

Eric McIntyre

Eric McIntyre began studying dance at Floyd Ward School of Dance at the age of 7 until the age of 16, when he transitioned into studying ballet under Pedro Szalay at Southwest Virginia Ballet. Eric is entering his sophomore year of college at Virginia Commonwealth University. He graduated from Lord Botetourt in 2017 with an Advanced Diploma. Eric is also entering his second year in the Richmond Ballet Trainee Program. Eric has received scholarships to study at Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida and Richmond Ballet Summer Intensives. Thanks to the help of receiving the 2018 Basil Thompson Memorial Scholarship, Eric will be able to continue his studies at Virginia Commonwealth University.