Theatre Scholarships

Welcome back, Students! 

We're thrilled to introduce a new scholarship process exclusively for returning students like you. Your dedication and passion for the arts have not gone unnoticed, and we're committed to supporting your journey forward.

Here's the best part: you don't need to apply! Returning students are automatically eligible for these prestigious theatre-specific scholarships based on the individual scholarship's specific criteria and student records. It's our way of recognizing your hard work and talent as you continue to pursue excellence in the performing arts.

To learn more about these incredible opportunities, visit the CAHSS scholarship page. Take the next step in your theatrical journey with us!

Here are the theatre-specific scholarships available for returning students:

  • George Sherman Scholarship for Theatre Technology
  • Susan Fauver Memorial Scholarship for Theatre Performance
  • Donna Pegors Performance Scholarship
  • Mary Ebert and Paul Stembler Theatre Scholarship
  • Kanter Family Scholarship
  • Lendley C. Black Scholarship
  • Ruth Moeller Piotrowski Costume Scholarship
  • Van Emmerik Design and Production Scholarship
  • Anne Davies Uppgren Memorial Award
  • Lois Casmir Birk Memorial Scholarship
  • Erin Wright Memorial Scholarship
  • Theatre Scholarship Fund
  • Chanhassen Dinner Theatres Alliance Scholarship
  • Kathryn A. Martin Scholarship for Theatre, Jazz & Women's Ice Hockey
  • Gershgol Fine Arts Scholarship
  • Olive Anna Tezla Fine Arts Scholarship


Your journey in theatre continues here at UMD. Congratulations on your achievements, and we look forward to seeing you thrive!