Theatre and Musical Theatre Scholarships

Bill & Ann Stokes Scholarship  

Amount of scholarship varies per year; Recipients must be full-time sophomore, junior or senior students, majoring in Theatre and Musical Theatre, demonstrate financial need, and be a student in good standing in the theatre department. 3.0 GPA.

Application deadline March 15th.

 

Charles A. Schmidt Memorial Scholarship

Given to a continuing Theatre major who maintains a 3.0 GPA, demonstrates good citizenship and financial need.

Scholarship amount: $500 per year.  

 

Erica Starr Live Your Dream Memorial Theatre Endowment Scholarship  

Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing and majoring in musical theatre, if in any one year there are no qualified musical theatre major applicants, then students majoring in theatre and showing an interest in the technical side of theatre (lighting, costumes, scenery, etc.) will be considered; demonstrate financial need.  For additional information contact Penelope Hasekoester, hasekoester@shsu.edu, 936-294-1330.

Scholarship amount: $3,000 per year.  Application deadline: April 1st. 

 

Erica Starr Memorial Theatre Endowed Scholarship

Recipient must be a student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University majoring in theater and showing an interest in the technical side of theatre, (lighting, costumes, scenery), and demonstrate some financial need.

Scholarship amount: $3,000 per year.  Application deadline: April 1st. 

 

Humphreys Foundation Scholarship 

For incoming transfer and freshmen Theatre and Musical students. Students apply by audition, letters of recommendation, and interviews.

Scholarship amount: $1000 per year.

 

Jim and Julee Miller Theatre Scholarship Fund

Recipients must be full-time students, sophomore, junior, senior, majoring in theatre. Financial need is a consideration, but not a determining factor; GPA 3.0;

Scholarship amount: $1,000 per year. Application deadline: April 1.

 

Kevin J. Dodson Theatre Scholarship  

Awarded to upper level Theatre majors with an emphasis in directing. Application to theatre faculty, based on talent, grades, and citizenship.

Scholarship amount: $2000 per year.

 

Margaret A. Conwell Memorial Musical Theatre Endowed Scholarship

Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate majoring in Musical Theatre. Financial need is a consideration, but not a determining factor; GPA 3.0.

Scholarship amount: $1000 per year. Application deadline: April 1.

Nicholson-Bozeman Scholarships in Musical Theatre

For continuing Musical Theatre students. Applications must be made to Theatre faculty. Awards are based on talent, grades and need.

Scholarship amount: $1,000 per semester.

 

Ruth Wynn Thomason Hollinshead Endowed Scholarship in Theater

Recipient must be a student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University majoring in Theatre and demonstrate financial need.  Special consideration will be given to students with an interest in costume design. GPA of 3.00 is required.  For additional information contact: Penelope Hasekoester, hasekoester@shsu.edu, 936-294-1330.

Scholarship amount: varies. Application deadline: April 1.

 

Scholarships for Drama Majors

Available through the Theatre Program and Alpha Psi Omega. Number and amount of scholarships fluctuate. Theatre Program awards are based on grades, talent and need. Alpha Psi Omega awards are based on talent, participation in the department, citizenship, and need.

 

SHSU Dance and Theatre Endowed Scholarship

Recipients must be full-time students in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in dance or theatre, be interviewed by the selection committee to discuss his or her educational goals, and demonstrate financial need. GPA requirement is 3.0. 

Scholarship amount: $1,500 per year. Application deadline: April 1.

 

Thelma Jean Barnes Townley Scholarship

Recipient must be an outstanding full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in any program within the Department of Theatre and Dance; demonstrate he/she holds the values and character traits of the honoree, Mrs. Townley, integrity, character, and strong values, and has an ability to achieve their full potential in theatre or dance.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is April 15th. 

Scholarship amount: $1,000 per year. Application deadline: April 15.

 

William F. Brown Award

Awarded by Theatre faculty to a Theatre or Musical Theatre major, demonstrating financial need, maintaining an overall GPA of 3.0.

Scholarship amount: $2500 per year.

Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Scholarship

Available to students majoring in programs in the Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre, Dance, or the School of Music. Must be full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University and have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.  The scholarship is a one-year award. 

Nancy Gaertner Scholarship Application [PDF] (http://www.shsu.edu/academics/fine-arts-and-mass-communication/Nancy_Gaertner_Performing_Arts_Scholarship.pdf)

 

For further information, please contact the Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre, SHSU, Box 2297, Huntsville, Texas, 77341-2208. (936)294-1329.

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