Dragon Kim Foundation Memorial Scholarship - Two $5,000 scholarship grants will be awarded to two OCSA seniors attending an institution of higher education in 2017-18. Questions and submissions for these scholarships must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 7.
Nancy Egan Memorial Scholarship - OCSA seniors who are pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or conservatory are invited to apply for this $3,000 scholarship to be awarded to one OCSA senior. Apply by Friday, March 31 at https://bitly.com/NancyEganScholarship. Questions regarding this scholarship should be emailed to email@example.com.
Sunny Brown Memorial Scholarship - This $10,000 scholarship is for seniors pursuing higher education in performing or visual arts, and will be awarded to one OCSA senior. Apply by Friday, March 31 at https://bitly.com/SunnyBrownScholarship. Questions regarding this scholarship should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Educational Theatre Association
Deadline: April 1, 2017
The Educational Theatre Association offers a variety of options to recognize student achievement through its scholarship opportunities. Applications for the 2016-2017 school year must be received by April 1, 2017. Attendance at the International Thespian Festival is not required for the following scholarships:
The Austin Yeatman Technical Theatre Scholarship is a one-time $1,000 scholarship for a graduating senior studying technical theatre in college.
The Jhon Marshall/International Thespian Officers’ Outstanding Student Achievement Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to two graduating seniors who exemplify the ideals of the International Thespian Society.
The Bob and Marti Fowler Future Theatre Educator Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a theatre education major and who demonstrates leadership qualities, an excellent work ethic, the ability to work effectively as a member of a production team, strong character, academic ability, organizational skills, and experience in different aspects of theatre.
The Christopher L. Hunt Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship created with donations in honor of the late Chris Hunt, Director of Marketing at EdTA. This scholarship is intended for inducted Thespians who plan to use skills learned through theatre in a career focused on business or marketing. Applicants should demonstrate leadership qualities, academic ability, organizational skills, experience in different aspects of theatre business and marketing, and an appreciation of the value of the arts to our society and to a well-rounded education.
The Educational Theatre Association Presidents’ Leadership Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship created with donations from and in honor of past and current EdTA board presidents. This scholarship is intended for inducted Thespians who successfully demonstrate leadership abilities. Emphasis is placed on the student’s troupe involvement and demonstrated leadership abilities and experiences both in and out of school. Applicants do not have to major in theatre in college.
The Michael J. Peitz Leadership Scholarship is awarded to an inducted Thespian of the International Thespian Society, the student honorary organization of the Educational Theatre Association, who successfully demonstrates leadership abilities.
The Alan D. Engelsman and Penny Lu Engelsman Scholarship is awarded to a high school senior that will be pursuing an education major in theatre, technical theatre, playwriting or English.
Assistance League of Orange
Deadline: April 1, 2017
Assistance League of Orange recognizes outstanding graduating seniors by offering individual scholarships based on the following criteria: a student’s academic achievements; financial need;high school activities; extracurricular activities; community service; and leadership qualities. In addition, specific scholarships are dedicated to those students that are pursuing certain areas of future study. All of these awards are to encourage students who have the potential to make a difference in our community and the nation. Members of Assistance League of Orange and other local Assistance Leagues and Auxiliaries and their immediate and extended families are not eligible to apply.
All applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, must have graduated by September 1, 2017 from an Orange Unified School District (OUSD) high school OR from another high school while residing in the OUSD attendance area. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college, university, community college or trade or technical school as a full-time student in the fall of 2017. For more information, go to http://www.alorange.org/Scholarships.html