2024–25 Theatre Scholarships

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Note: This information is valid for new students entering Cedarville in 2024–25.

Students who declare and pursue a theatre major are eligible to apply for a general theatre scholarship of up to $2,000. These scholarships are awarded in the areas of performance, design, and technical theatre.


Applications are reviewed and scholarships awarded based on the following:

  • Applicant/Student declares and pursues a theatre major
  • Performance ability and/or technical skill
  • Academic promise


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Print and complete the appropriate Theatre Scholarship application

Application Deadline:  Complete application must be submitted by April 30.

A committee of the Theatre Arts Faculty will review all prospective students for awards. Awards will be dependent upon available funding, ability of the student, and the number of applicants. Scholarship notification will be made as soon as possible after the committee meets.

Students receiving awards will be expected to meet theatre participation responsibilities including stage work on sets, work on theatre related projects, availability for performances, etc., depending upon the emphasis of their program.


Up to $2,000 per year

  • Full-time enrollment required (minimum 12 credit hours per semester)
  • Limited to eight semesters of study
  • Limited to fall and spring semesters only
  • This award may be combined with other scholarships and grants


Based on performance

Work-Study Scholarships
At the discretion of the Theatre Arts Committee, continuing students may be awarded scholarships for achieving positions in the theatre major such as Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Manager, Lighting Technician, etc. Students receiving a scholarship are expected to fulfill their assigned responsibilities, otherwise the scholarship may be forfeited. The responsibilities for these assigned positions may be reviewed in the Theatre Participation Handbook.

Additional Information 

If you have questions about this scholarship, please contact the Dept. of Art, Design, and Theatre at 937-766-3437.