Scholarships

George Fox University Theatre features two different theatre scholarships: the Academic Theatre Scholarship ($1,000-$2,500) and the Artistic Achievement Scholarship ($1,000-$1,500).

Deadlines

Academic Theatre Scholarship Application: Nov. 15, 2014
Artistic Achievement Theatre Scholarship Application: Jan. 15, 2015

Scholarship Competition Weekends

Students may select which weekend they would like to attend.
Friday-Saturday, Jan. 30 - 31, 2015
or Friday-Saturday, Feb. 6-7, 2015

Academic Theatre Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • For incoming theatre majors and transfer students.
  • Students must have completed their application for admission to George Fox by Nov. 15, and must also complete the scholarship application by Nov. 15. The scholarship application can be found at georgefox.edu/scholarshipcompetition.
  • Once your GFU application and scholarship application are submitted, the admissions office will contact you with an official invitation to scholarship day.
  • The audition and interview take place on either Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, or Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 (based on your preference). Selection is based on performance.
Monetary Awards
  • $1,000-$2,500
Competition Details
  • Performance applicants in acting and directing will have a 15-minute time slot for their audition and interview. The first three minutes will be designated for the audition and the following seven minutes for the interview. Applicants should prepare two contrasting 90-second monologues (comic and dramatic, or classical and contemporary). For questions regarding audition materials, please e-mail Rhett Luedtke, professor of theatre, at (rluedtke@georgefox.edu).
  • Design / Technical Theatre & Stage Management applicants will have a 20-minute time slot for their portfolio review and interview. Designers should bring a portfolio of materials representing their work (design statements, photographs, drafting, sketches, renderings, models, etc.). Technical theatre, business or management students should prepare a narrative explaining their experience and interest in their particular fields of theatre. If materials are available, these students are encouraged to bring portfolios as well. For questions regarding portfolio materials, please e-mail Bryan Boyd, professor of theatre, at (bboyd@georgefox.edu).

Artistic Achievement Theatre Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • For incoming theatre majors and minors.
  • Students must apply for admission to George Fox by Jan. 1 (postmarked).
  • Contact Professor Rhett Luedtke for the appropriate scholarship audition form. The scholarship audition form must be postmarked by Jan. 15, 2015.
  • Once your scholarship audition form has been received, you will be contacted by the theatre program to set up an audition/interview.
  • The audition and interview take place on either Saturday, Jan. 31 or Feb. 7, 2015 (based on the applicant's preference). Selection is based on performance.
Monetary Awards
  • $1,000-$1,500 a year
Competition Details
  • Performance applicants in acting and directing will have a 15-minute time slot for their audition and interview. The first three minutes will be designated for the audition and the following seven minutes for the interview. Applicants should prepare two contrasting 90-second monologues (comic and dramatic, or classical and contemporary). For questions regarding audition materials, please e-mail Rhett Luedtke, professor of theatre, at (rluedtke@georgefox.edu).
  • Design / Technical Theatre & Stage Management applicants will have a 20-minute time slot for their portfolio review and interview. Designers should bring a portfolio of materials representing their work (design statements, photographs, drafting, sketches, renderings, models, etc.). Technical theatre, business or management students should prepare a narrative explaining their experience and interest in their particular fields of theatre. If materials are available, these students are encouraged to bring portfolios as well. For questions regarding portfolio materials, please e-mail Bryan Boyd, associate professor of theatre, at (bboyd@georgefox.edu).

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