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Northwest Missouri State University

Theatre Scholarships (Returning Students)

Theatre scholarships at Northwest are awarded on the basis of performance ability, academic excellence and the availability of funds. For more scholarships, search Scholarship Manager »

2018-19 Scholarship Audition Dates and Deadlines

Monday, March 5, 2018
Scholarship Application Due

Monday, March 5, 2018

New Students: Audition Appointment Scheduled by 5 p.m.
Call 660.562.1326 to schedule an appointment
Saturday, March 10, 2018
On-campus auditions and interviews

First-Year Students (including Freshmen & Transfer Students)

To be considered, students must complete the Theatre Scholarship Application and schedule an on-campus audition. Please note, students must be accepted to Northwest in order to be awarded a theatre scholarship. First-year students must declare a major in theatre or speech/theatre education upon entry to Northwest to be eligible for this scholarship.

On-campus scholarship auditions will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 starting at 9 a.m. To schedule an audition, call the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at 660.562.1326.

Students who are interested in performance should prepare two contrasting monologues (30-60 seconds each) from a published play to perform during their audition. Students who are interested in design or technical theatre should bring a portfolio or samples of their work to present to the faculty committee. If you have questions about audition requirements or need to arrange an alternate audition day, please contact Stephanie Jorandby, Theatre Scholarship Coordinator, at or by phone at 660.562.1503.

Theatre Scholarship Application

Returning Theatre Majors and Minors

Students can use the Standard Scholarship Application to apply for most Northwest and major-specific scholarships. Students will be able to complete the application in CatPAWS under the Students tab. Available scholarships include, but are not limited to the following:

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