The thespian scholarship is available to a student or students who are currently High School Seniors and are planning on pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Theatre Arts or Communication or a program with a performing arts related component (Minor) and who have been active in the International Thespian Society during high school.
Scholarship awards will be awarded from a minimum of $400.00 upward.
Scholarship eligibility criteria are as follows:
¨ High School Grade Point Average (GPA) requirement of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
¨ Acceptance for study in a performing arts related program at a post secondary institution. Such a program would include a major or minor in a Theatre Arts or Communication field; an education degree with an emphasis on Theatre Arts is acceptable.
¨ Membership in the International Thespian Society by both the student and the high school the applicant attends.
¨ Minimum of 3 years theatre or other performing arts experience.
¨ Minimum of 2 Years Thespian Troupe or Chapter experience.
¨ An essay stating how the applicant will use his/her performing arts education upon graduation from the college or university.
The Educational Theatre Association will release the scholarship to the college or university that the student will attend after verification of enrollment.
Students who receive this scholarship will submit a transcript to the Thespians of the Western Pacific Islands at the end of their first year of college or university attendance.
Applications are due to Mr. Harold H. Easton, T.W.P.I. Chapter Director,
Room T102, Marianas High School, by 5 p.m. on April 15, 2013
Funding for this scholarship has been provided by:
The Friends of the Arts, the Educational Theatre Association, and the Thespians of the Western Pacific Islands.