Theatre Scholarships

Scholarships for the 2022–2023 academic school year. Timeline to apply for scholarships: February 10 through March 4, 2022.  Scholarships are available to returning students only.

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Please see descriptions below for scholarships available for application.

The Tezla Outstanding Fine Arts Senior Scholarship
             • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

             • Excellence in scholarship/creative activity, or

             • Outstanding service contributions to an area of art, music, or theatre, or
             •
 Demonstrated leadership in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social 
               Sciences (e.g., committee service, 
orientation, peer advising, etc.)   
    
         • Awarded to one (1) student in their third year who will be a senior in
               2022-23

             • Has a U of MN GPA of 2.8 with 3.0 in their major

The Chancellor Black First Generation Theatre Students Scholarship
            • Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts students qualify for this award

            • Awarded to one (1) student

            • First generation college students preferred.

The Isaac and Rose Gershgol Scholarship
             • 
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

             • Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts students qualify for this award

             • Awarded to two (2) students

             • Enrolled formally as a full-time, returning theatre major 

             • Demonstrated outstanding contribution in theatre
             • Good to outstanding student as a performer or t
heatre artist 
             • D
emonstrated financial need

The Kanter Family Scholarship
            • Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts students qualify for this award

            • Awarded to three (3) students

            • Enrolled formally as a full-time, returning theatre major
            • Entering junior year, in good academic standing

            • 
Based on talent and need

The VanEmmerik Design and Production Scholarship
            • Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts students qualify for this award

            • Awarded to one (1) student

            • Enrolled formally as a full-time, returning theatre major
            • Demonstrated artistic or technical achievement in technical theatre
            • Financial need is
not a factor

The Lois Casmir Birk Memorial Scholarship
             • Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts students qualify for this award 

             • Awarded to one (1) student

             • Enrolled formally as a full-time, returning theatre major
             • Demonstrated artistic achievement in performance or design and
               technical theatre
             • Financial need is
not a factor

The Kathryn A. Martin (KAM) Scholarship
              • Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts students qualify for this award

              • Awarded to two (2) students

              • Enrolled formally as a full-time, returning theatre major in good
                academic 
standing
              • Demonstrated financial need

The UMD Ruth Moeller Piotrowski Costume Scholarship
             • Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts students qualify for this award
             • Awarded to one (1) student

             • Enrolled formally as a full-time student in good academic standing
             • Demonstrated need, but not eligible for College Work Study
             • Majoring or minoring in Theatre
             • Interest in theatrical costume design, construction, and management