The Cerdafied Scholarship Program

Cerdafied Studios has teamed up with McD Mateos, a local owner and operator of McDonald’s in DC, MD, and VA, to bring you the very best program for all dancers. Through our partnership, we are reaching out to our communities to get you involved! We believe that good vibes save lives and through the love and passion for dance, we can make a difference in anyone’s life!

Here’s what you need to know — McD Mateos is hosting a Spirit Night to raise scholarship money for students to attend Cerdafied Studios for one membership term (6 months) and 15% of all Spirit Night sales will be donated to the scholarship program. Each candidate will be expected to submit an application and short video explaining why they would be a great fit for the Cerdafied Scholarship. The scholarship program is open to all dancers and ages. 

Step 1:

Download the application below and submit to Be sure to read and complete all steps in the application before submitting! Applications are due no later than July 1

Step 2:

Share the Spirit Night flier on your social media and invite people to come out to support. Be sure to tag @cerdafiedstudiosva and @mcdmateos in all of your posts! The more money we raise, the more students can participate. 

Additional Terms and Conditions: 

All applications will be reviewed by the management of Cerdafied Studios and McD Mateos.  The recipient(s) will be selected and notified on or before July 3, 2019.  All decisions are final. Recipients will be announced and featured on social media and chronicled throughout the six months term of the scholarship.  

Participation in this scholarship process and activity is voluntary and entered into without reservation or predetermination of outcome.  By submitting this application, you agree to abide by all terms and conditions of the process and if selected, the Cerdafied Studios program.  You also confirm, if selected, you are capable of participation and do so without any physical limitation that may lead to harm. 

The number of recipients will be determined by the funds raised during the June 20, 2019 Spirit Night at McD Mateos McDonalds, located at 1800 North Lynn Street, Arlington, VA  22209;  and determined by review and evaluation of the submitted entries. 

About Cerdafied Memberships

Cerdafied memberships are valued at $99/month and include both dance and fitness classes. From beginner level to aspiring professional dancers and everyone in between, memberships seek to enhance everyone’s love for music and movement. With more than 20 different styles of dance offered including industry style Hip Hop classes, Latin movement classes, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet, and African-root themes. Cerdafied Studios also offers a variety of fitness classes including Sensazao, Vixen Workout, cardio kickboxing, stretch and conditioning classes, and core strengthening. 

About McD Mateos

McD Mateos has gone above and beyond the expectations of a franchisee. With over 21 locations in the DMV, they focus outside the walls of their restaurants and place true investment in people and the community. 

 McD Mateos aims to transform what it means to be a franchisee owner and strives to be the model for other owners across the nation.

To learn more about their community outreach and their very personal story,      visit  


“Know where you are. Know where you’re heading. But never forget where you came from.” -L. Carlos Mateos