Drama Scholarship

Drama Scholarship

Amount: $1000 - $5000 Per Year

Eligibility: High School Seniors and Transfer Students

Application available: August 1st
Deadline to apply: January 15th
Deadline to interview on campus: February 1st

To Apply for the Drama Department Scholarship, you must:

 

  1. Apply for admission to the University of Dallas.
  2. Complete the Drama Departmental Scholarship Application and submit at least two weeks prior to your campus visit and interview. Attach any supplemental material to the online application OR email to crusader@udallas.edu.
      1. Submit a brief essay telling us about yourself, your interest in theater and how you plan to participate in theater at UD. 
      2. Submit a headshot.
      3. Submit a copy of your resume. 
  3. Schedule an on-campus audition OR portfolio review with the Drama Department by registering for Odyssey Day or a personalized visit.  
      1. Audition: Each applicant must prepare (2) two audition monologues. One must be from a play written pre-1900 and in verse (with a strong preference for Shakespeare), and the second monologue must be a contemporary piece written post-1900 (with a strong preference for an American play post 1980) that is not in verse. Each monologue must be a maximum of (2) two minutes long.

      2. Portfolio Review: Please include 10 -15 pieces that best demonstrate your work. These can be final renderings, models or photos (of finished work in production). These can also include your own paintings, drawings and other expressions of your artistic eye. The design application will be an interview and conversation about your pieces you select. Please bring extra copies of your portfolio.

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Renewability Criteria:

The Drama Department Scholarship is renewable annually for four consecutive school years, dependent upon the student's academic performance and the criteria stated below:

  1. Fulfill general scholarship renewal criteria.
  2. Must have significant participation in the Mainstage production each semester.
  3. Maintain good standing with the Drama Department. 
Click here for more information about the Drama Department at University of Dallas.

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