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Award Amount: varies
CETA provides high school and college student scholarships, as well as funds to assist teachers to participate in CETA events. CETA scholarships are made possible by individual donations to the CETA Scholarship Fund. Monies available determine the amount of each scholarship.
Charlotte Motter Scholarship
This scholarship is for a high school senior who plans a career in theatre education.
Mario Lomeli Scholarship
In partnership with the Drama Teachers of Southern California, this scholarship has been created for an outstanding student participant of the CETA Southern High School Theatre Festivals and DTASC Festivals.
Vivian “Bish” Edwards Scholarship
The grant is given to a high school senior from southern California who plans to major or minor in theatre in their post-secondary education with the goal of becoming a theatre educator.
Kaleta Brown Community College Scholarship
This annual scholarship is offered to a community college student who is transferring to a theatre program at an institution of higher learning.
This scholarship is for a high school senior who plans to pursue a degree in Theatre with an emphasis in Costume Design.
Award Amount: $5,000
Awards Available: see description
Deadline: April 30, 2018
The Henry and Joyce W. Sumid Scholarship is available to high school seniors and college students interested in studying theatre arts and whose legal residence is within these states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
You must be able to demonstrate financial neediness to be eligible for a Sumid Scholarship.
- Please submit a statement of financial need. Include specific information regarding: Information on your anticipated income, information on your savings or other assets that could be used towards tuition and other education costs, monies that parents, guardians or others will provide for your education/further training, the estimated costs of your education and/or normal living expenses, and any other pertinent information on your financial condition
- Please submit a SAR (Student Aid Report) w/EFC (Expected Family Contribution)from the FAFSA (if not available, please provide an explanation)
-Social Security Numbers included on any documents must be blacked out (if SSN's are visible, the application will be rejected)
-Please submit an essay of 500 words or less on why you think you deserve this scholarship
- You must be a student in good standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA
- Please submit 3 letters of recommendation - One letter of recommendation should be from a theatre instructor
- Please submit a resume: actors must submit a complete resume of all roles that you have played, designers must submit photographs of their work or a DVD of produced designs uploaded to our application site or by URL address, directors must submit a complete listing of all shows they have worked on and the position held on each production, technicians must submit a complete listing of all shows worked on outlining positions held and the equipment with which they are experienced, playwrights must submit a one page synopsis, plus a ten page example by February (after review by Sumid Scholarship committee, finalists will be asked to submit a full script by March
- Submissions must be sent via email
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Pasadena Playhouse Alumni & Associates
P.O. Box 398
Pasadena, CA 91102
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
The Against The Grain Artistic Scholarship provides financial assistance and promotion of Asian-American college students pursuing a major in the performing, visual arts, journalism and/or mass communications. Scholarship Winners will be invited to attend our annual charity event, Fashion for a Passion, held in Fall in Dallas, Texas.
- Must be of at least 50% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity
- Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S
- Must be either a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university and must be a full-time, degree-seeking student by the upcoming academic calendar year and pursuing a major in the visual/performing arts (film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism, mass communications, etc.)
- Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
- Family members of Board members are ineligible
For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
3839 McKinney Ave. Ste. 155-231
Dallas, TX 75204
Award Amount: $10,000
Awards Available: see description
Deadline: July 15, 2018
The program supports promising students on two levels. First, Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be presented to multiple winners around the globe. Prize packages include $3,000, Vectorworks Designer with Renderworks software for a computer lab at the winner's school and virtual or in-person training for faculty and students. Second, all Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will compete for The Richard Diehl Award. The winner will receive an additional $7,000. Acceptable areas of study include: architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
7150 Riverwood Drive
Columbia, MD 21046