Drama Design Scholarship - Spring

The Drama Design Scholarship is intended to support students with an interest in design for the stage, including scenery, costume, and lighting. This award provides support for students studying theatrical production and will directly benefit their education through mentorship and participation. They are awarded to students within the Department of Theatre & Dance. Interview and demonstration of academic achievement are required.

1. Theater major at USA;
2. Full-time enrollment;
3. Must be enrolled in DRA 103 and at least one additional 3-unit Theatre course;
4. GPA of at least 3.0;
5. Continue to make significant progress towards their degree;
6. Maintain a respectful and professional manner with fellow students, faculty and staff;
7. Participate in an evaluation process upon completion of their award.

Scholarship is awarded once per year, but students must meet the above criteria both semesters to continue to receive the award. Award is not a renewable scholarship.
Students will participate in the departmental productions, serving in roles as assigned depending on their major. Assignments will fit the academic track of each individual student.

The scholarship is credited to the student’s account for payment of USA tuition and fees, textbooks (USA Bookstore), USA Housing and USA Dining services due each. Award is non-refundable. Any awards or scholarships funded by USA are considered institutional aid. Some examples of institutional aid are admission-based scholarships, departmental awards, employee tuition assistance, housing benefits and athletic scholarships. USA reserves the right to adjust aid if a student receives multiple scholarship awards or exceeds the institutional maximum.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you plan to enroll in the BA or BFA program?
  2. If BA, what minor are you considering?
  3. If BFA, what is your concentration?
  4. Please describe your theatre experience, in school and/or in the community. Include courses, productions, and your level of participation.
  5. Please describe your long-term goals in theatre.
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