The purpose of the ETSU Theatre Public Performance Based Scholarship Endowment is to generate scholarships for deserving out of state students who are active theatre majors in the Division of Theatre at ETSU.
The scholarship fund will be used to award scholarships to out of state students majoring in Speech with a concentration in Theatre. Scholarships will be for four years. Scholarships will be paid each year in two equal installments, one at the beginning of fall semester and the other at the beginning of the spring semester.
A scholarship applicant who applies for the scholarship as an entering freshman must graduate with a 2.5 high school GPA. A scholarship applicant transferring from another college, must have a 2.5 overall GPA, and a 3.0 average in Theatre to be considered for the scholarship. In order to continue as a recipient from semester to semester and year to year, the student must:
Students who fail to comply with the criteria for scholarship maintenance will not be continued for additional semesters or years on the scholarship program.
Scholarship applications should be submitted to the Director of the Division of Theatre. The Director of Theatre shall appoint a special Theatre Scholarship Committee. The committee will select scholarship recipient(s) based on the above listed criteria and on competitive auditions/interviews.
Acting Auditionees must present two contrasting monologues. The total time for the two audition pieces must not exceed four minutes. This audition may be placed on a video-tape and mailed to the committee for consideration. A resume and at least two letters of recommendation are required.
Technical/Design Auditionees must be interviewed and present their portfolio for review. This portfolio may be mailed to the committee for consideration. A resume and two letters of recommendation are required.
The Scholarship Committee will notify students of the results of the competition. The Scholarship Committee will forward the names of the scholarship recipient(s) along with the pertinent information to the ETSU Financial Aid Office.
Completed Application forms, resumes and letters of recommendation should be submitted to:
Mr. Pat Cronin
Director of Theatre
PO Box 70626
Johnson City, TN 37614-0667