Freshman Talent Scholarships
A limited number of Freshmen Talent Scholarships are available to incoming students who declare Theatre as their major. Recipients must:
- Register for two theatre classes (six credit hours total) each semester
- Maintain a 2.50 overall GPA
- Participate in at least one University Theatre production each semester
- Participate in an interview and audition or submit art/technical portfolio
Students applying for a freshman talent scholarship should complete the Admissions and Auditions Process.
Endowed Scholarships are awarded by theatre faculty to sophomore through senior Theatre majors. Students must maintain at least a 3.00 GPA in the major and at least a 2.50 overall GPA and be actively involved in the University Theatre season.
|Harvey J. & Alwayne B. Gunderson||Awarded to an outstanding senior.|
|Warren M. Lee University Theatre||Awarded to students that display talent, contribution to theatre, academic achievement and financial need.|
|Nelville A. Seeley Theatre||Preference given to graduates of South Dakota high schools who have a demonstrated financial need.|
|First Nighters||Awarded to students involved in theatre productions during the year.|
|Roger Miller Memorial||Awarded to students studying in the area of Theatre who have displayed excellence and potential in theatrical productions.|
|Strollers Memorial||Awarded to students that demonstrate excellence in the performing arts, have high academic standards, good character, and financial need.|
|University Theatre||Awarded to students involved in theatre productions during the year.|
|Robert & Karen Twitchell||Awarded to students involved in theatre productions during the year.|
|Louise Hansen||Awarded to students involved in theatre productions during the year.|
Hourly Student Technical Assistants
These are awarded by theatre faculty to sophomore through senior Theatre majors for technical work in University Theatre.