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Drama Scholarships

2020

The Bill and Ann Bradshaw Stokes Drama Scholarship


​Undergrad
Yes
Graduate
Yes
GPA Min.
2.00 Overall

Status
Enrolled in 6 SCH
No. of Awards
5
Award Amt.
ca. $750
​Deadline

March 16, 2020


The Bill and Ann Bradshaw Stokes Endowed Drama Scholarship was established in 2005.
To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • be enrolled for at least 6 hours of University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) coursework
  • have an overall GPA of 2.0 in all college coursework, or, if an entering first-time college student, in all high school coursework
  • become involved with the UHD play(s) being presented during the semester for which the scholarship applies
  • be available, as needed, to assist with various theatre tasks and projects while displaying a positive, respectful and professional attitude

The scholarship funds may only be used for the following: UHD tuition, books and fees; classroom materials; the furthering of one's professional and/or educational theatre preparation through auditioning, acting training, workshop participation, conference attendance, and the like. Students may also use these funds for acquiring printed or video materials for one's personal library and study resources.

The Scholarship Selection Committee will make its decisions based on a combination of the following: overall GPA; progress toward graduation (cumulative SCHs completed); theatre involvement; and the content in the required personal statement attached to the application form.   


University Theatre Scholarship

​Undergrad
Yes
Graduate
Yes
GPA Min.
2.00 Overall

Status
Enrolled in 6 SCH
No. of Awards
2 Spring
Award Amt.
ca. $500
​Deadline
March 16, 2020


The University Theatre Endowed Drama Scholarship was established in 2013. To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • be enrolled for at least 6 hours of UHD coursework
  • have an overall GPA of 2.0 in all college coursework, or, if an entering first-time college student, in all high school coursework
  • become involved with the UHD play(s) being presented during the semester for which the scholarship applies
  • be available, as needed, to assist with various theatre tasks and projects while displaying a positive, respectful and professional attitude

This endowment was established by the Drama Program to ensure scholarship financial support for select drama students. The annual distributed income can be used only for educational purposes. This includes, but is not limited to: UHD tuition, books and fees; classroom materials; participation in education theatre trips; the furthering of one's professional and/or educational theatre preparation through auditioning, acting training, workshop participation, conference attendance, and the like. Students may also use these funds for acquiring printed or video materials for one's personal library and study resources.


Rockwell Scholarship

​Undergrad
Yes
Graduate
Yes
GPA Min.
3.00 Overall

Status
Enrolled in 6 SCH
No. of Awards
2
Award Amt.
 $1,000
​Deadline
March 16, 2020


The Rockwell endowed scholarship was established in 1988. To be considered for this award, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled for at least 6 semester credit hours (SCHs) of UHD coursework
  • Have completed 50 SCHs of college coursework (transfer work included)
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
  • Have participated in 3 major UHD productions and/or One Act plays, in some capacity.

Please note that these funds are restricted to UHD tuition, books and fees, and classroom materials associated with credit bearing work.


Charles and Betti Saunders Drama Scholarship

​Undergrad
Yes
Graduate
Yes
GPA Min.
2.5 Overall

Status
Enrolled in 6 SCH
No. of Awards
3
Award Amt.
$500
​Deadline
March 16, 2020


Longtime patrons of the O'Kane Theatre program,  Charles and Betti Saunders established this  scholarship in 2007. To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • be enrolled for at least 6 hours of UHD coursework
  • have completed 30 hours of college coursework (transfer work included)
  • have an overall GPA of 2.5
  • have participated in 2 major UHD productions and/or One Act plays, in some capacity
  • become involved with the UHD play(s) being presented during the semester for which the scholarship applies
  • be available, as needed, to assist with various theatre tasks and projects while displaying a positive, respectful and professional attitude

The scholarship funds may only be used for the following: UHD tuition, books and fees; classroom materials; the furthering of one's professional and/or educational theatre preparation through auditioning, acting training, workshop participation, conference attendance, and the like. Students may also use these funds for acquiring printed or video materials for one's personal library and study resources.


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