2012-2013 Theater Scholarship Application

Application due January 5, 2013*

Steps to apply for a Theater Scholarship and
receive an on-campus interview

Step 1 Submit the online Theater Scholarship Application (scroll down to complete application).
Step 2 Have a theater teacher complete the Art, Music and Theater Recommendation Form.
Step 3 Upload your résumé. You will be able to do so when completing the application below. The résumé should include all theatrical experience and other pertinent information.
Upload your essay. You will be able to do so when completing the application below. The essay should reflect on one of your greatest involvements in theater throughout high school, and discuss your involvement, successes, and challenges with the show or project in a typed 2-page essay.  Let your essay describe not only your past involvement but also your vision and goals on how you plan to be involved in theater at CSB/SJU.

  • If you directed a play, describe your production concept and the ways in which you worked with your crew and actors to express it.
  • If you were involved in set design, describe the process and creativity you used to design the set for the production.
  • If you were involved in costume design, describe the process and creativity you used to design the costumes for the production.
  • If you were involved in lighting, describe the process and creativity you used to design the lighting production of this play. 

On-Campus Interview Process

  • Once the above 4 steps are completed and received electronically, the date and time of your interview will be confirmed by email. 
  • There will be no acting auditions at the theater scholarship interview.
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    Compliance Requirements

  • $1,000 Awards: Each academic year, take a 2-or-more-credit theater course or participate in productions offered by the CSB/SJU Theater Department.
  • $1,500-$4,000 Awards: Each semester, take a 2-or-more-credit theater course or participate in productions offered by the CSB/SJU Theater Department.
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    Please note

  • This application is to be completed by students who plan a continued involvement in theater.
  • Current CSB/SJU students are not eligible to apply for fine arts scholarships. 
  • Students cannot be considered for art, music and theater scholarships until they have been accepted for admission.
  • You do not need to plan to major in Theater to be considered for a scholarship.
  • Students may apply for more than one fine arts scholarship; however, if they are awarded more than one, they may accept only one of them.
  • To learn more about the theater department, visit www.csbsju.edu/theater.
     
  • Timeline

    January 5, 2013* - Scholarship Application Deadline (steps 1 - 4 above).
    February 2 and 9, 2013 - Fine Arts Scholarship Days (your interview will take place on one of these dates).

     

    Contact

    Terri Johnson, Dept. Coord.
    tjohnson@csbsju.edu
    CSB/SJU Theater Dept.
    37 S. College Ave., BAC 116
    St. Joseph, MN   56374

    *Applications submitted after this date cannot be guaranteed consideration.


    Thank you for your interest in the Theater Scholarship.  Please visit the below site to apply:

    http://www.csbsju.edu/Admission/finaid/scholarships/finearts.htm