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Retreat & School Programs


Students may apply for a Retreat Scholarship to attend our annual Salsa Retreats at no cost (less travel fees to and from Retreat).


Click HERE for more info our Retreats.


Students may apply for a School Scholarship to train in any of our School’s programs: MASA2, Performance Teams, Intensives, Workshops, and/or Open Group Classes.


Click HERE to view our past School programs and HERE to view our current class offerings.

Eligibility Criteria

Students interested in applying for a MASACares Scholarship should meet the following criteria:

-Aspire to pursue an artistic field of study/practice within music and/or dance that is rooted within Afro-Latin culture
-Are 16 years of age or older (if under 18, parental consent required)

-[For Retreat applicants] Can participate fully in the week-long Retreat
-[For School applicants] Can participate fully in the program(s) of interest (e.g. MASA2, Intensives, Performance Teams, etc.)

In general, applicants who express a combination of financial need, commitment to their own artistic development and/or pledge to help their community tend to be among those selected.

MASACares staff have the authority to determine eligibility for all applications.

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Thank you for your interest in the MASACares Scholarships!

Prior to completing the online application, we recommend reviewing our mission, vision, values and code of conduct HERE and the eligibility criteria section above.

Click HERE to access our MASACares Scholarship application.

If you’re applying to participate in a program with a set start date, please submit your application within two weeks before it starts. You will be notified by the end of that two-week period.

If you have any questions, feel free to email us at

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Is there a deadline to apply?

No, once further funding is received, applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis; however, if there's a specific program that you'd like to participate in (e.g. Retreats, MASA2, etc.), you will need to apply two weeks before its start date.

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Can I apply to more than one scholarship?

Yes. In fact, if you're interested in multiple programs, we recommend submitting one application indicating them all. The application will allow you to check all that apply.

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