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Theatre Scholarships

Each year the Department of Theatre Arts offers grants to selected students who demonstrate a strong work ethic, outstanding participation, and student leadership within the department and its productions.

Grants typically range from $500-$2,000 and may be renewed annually after the student's work supervisor and the Department Chair conduct a review.

Whether you are interested in theatre performance or theatre technology, a grant gives you will the opportunity to cultivate and enhance your skills and talents and us the opportunity to invest further in you.

Theatre Departmental Award Details

You must be accepted to Huntington University and declare a theatre major or minor to be eligible for this grant. All grant recipients will be required to work five hours each week for the costume shop, scene shop, or public relations office or as an office assistant. Recipients are expected to take leadership roles in production assignments and are required to attend specific work calls. Recipients are always expected to be highly visible as role models, demonstrating excellence in all aspects of departmental activities. A minimum 2.7 GPA must be maintained.

Students intending to pursue a theatre performance major are required to audition for a representative of the Department of Theatre Arts. Video submissions may be accepted with permission from the Department Chair. Students intending to pursue a theatre technology major are required to interview with a representative of the Department of Theatre Arts and submit a portfolio displaying their work (digital submissions are acceptable). Students wishing to pursue one of the Bachelor of Arts in theatre degree or a theatre minor may choose to audition OR interview, depending on their primary area of interest.

Click here for full instructions and a grant application form.

For more information on the Department of Theatre Arts grant auditions or interviews, including requests to submit video auditions or digital portfolio items, please contact Department Chair Ryan Long at or (260) 359-4257.