Scholarships for Freshman and Transfer Students

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Information about the Theatre Scholarship:

  1. Scholarships for Freshman and Transfer Students are intended for incoming students at Truman State University with outstanding abilities and interest in all aspects of theatre.
  2. Recipients are required to be active participants in the theatre production program at the university and must audition for or work in some technical capacity in the regular season.
  3. Scholarships may be renewed for a total of eight undergraduate semesters as long as the recipient, in the judgment of the theatre faculty, continues satisfactory participation in productions and maintains a grade-point average of 3.0 or above.
  4. Recipients need not be theatre majors, but it is preferred.
  5. Theatre scholarships do not exclude or limit additional financial aid through federal, state and university auspices.
  6. All theatre scholarships are contingent upon admission in good standing to Truman State University and an interview with Theatre Department Faculty
  7. Application for this Theatre Scholarship should include the following material:
    • Letter of application – detailing the range of your theatre experience and your interests.
    • One letter of recommendation (from a theatre director or teacher familiar with the applicant work)
    • Resume (or listing) of production experience and theatre-related course-work

Review of materials will begin: Sunday, April 14, 2024

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