Awards & Scholarships

Scholarships are available for both incoming and continuing students majoring in Theatre & Dance. 

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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CURRENT STUDENTS MAJORING IN THEATRE & DANCE

  • Scholarships are rarely awarded to students with a GPA less than 3.0.

  • On average, scholarship recipients receive between $500 and $1,500.
  • Applications due no later than MARCH 11. 2022.

View Available Theatre and Dance Scholarships

 

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NEW UNH STUDENTS MAJORING IN THEATRE & DANCE

The University of New Hampshire Theatre and Dance Fellowship in the Arts is designed to acknowledge, attract, and retain talented and diverse students with a deep passion and commitment to theatre art and/or dance, who seek the intellectual and creative stimulation and opportunities for personal and artistic development offered at New Hampshire’s flagship university.

Selection is competitive and based on a combination of audition (performance options) or portfolio & interview (design/theatre technology, secondary theatre education, youth drama or comprehensive theatre), and potential for excellence in your chosen focus area of theatre or dance. Students earning these awards generally have an outstanding grade point average and have extensive involvement in the arts.

Applications for this scholarship must be receieved no later than FEBRUARY 1, 2021.

ESSAY REQUIREMENTS

Students should focus their essay on one or all of the following considerations: expressed need, leadership, excellence in coursework and production work, service to the department, positive attitude and/or overall contribution to the arts.

ESSAY REQUIREMENTS

Students should focus their essay on one or all of the following considerations: Academic achievement as reflected by information in the completed award application; Artistic achievement in the fine and/or performing arts; Diversity, as reflected by ethnicity, race, gender, and/or physical challenge; Purpose for pursuing a degree in Theatre or Dance in higher education; Perseverance in overcoming educational and/or social obstacles; Significant personal accomplishments beyond the traditional measures of academic and/or artistic achievement, including work experience, field study, or personal accomplishments in spite of adversity.

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