Thespian Scholarship Program

Scholarship Description

This program is open to graduating high school seniors who participate in the annual International Thespian Festival.  Applicants must be member of the society, have a minimum grade point average of 2.7, and intend to use the funds to further their education in the communicative arts (theater, film, speech, radio, television, broadcasting, music or dance).  They may participate in 1 of the 4 categories: 1) performance, with a solo presentation of a 2-minute song or monologue; 2) technical theater, with a portfolio of renderings, sketches, models or illustrations of scenic or costume designs; 3) theater educator, with an essay on why they want to be a theater teacher, their most inspirational teacher or the most important issue facing high school theater today; or 4) playwriting, with a manuscript of a play.  Only 2 students from each troupe may participate.  Selection is based on involvement with the thespian troupe at their school and their audition performance, portfolio, essay or manuscript.

Year of Need: College Freshman,


Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2020-05-15


Sponsoring Organization Educational Theatre Association
International Thespian Society 2343 Auburn Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 452192819

Contact Person: Membership Manager

Phone: 513-421-3900

Fax: 513-421-7055