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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Theatre and Dance

Helen Hayes Undergraduate Outstanding Contribution Scholarship

This Scholarship is awarded to Undergraduate Theatre students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and contribution to the department. It is a one-year award amount of $250.00 per semester.

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• Current Theatre Majors who are enrolled as full-time students (12+ hours per semester).
• GPA of 2.5 or higher
• Outstanding contribution to the department during the past academic year

The requirements for maintaining scholarship eligibility include:

• Full-time enrollment (12 hours or more) as a Theatre major during the Award year (Fall and Spring semesters).
• A 2.5 GPA
• Active participation in the Theatre Department production program.

Application Process:

• A one-page essay describing your excellence as a theatre major, complemented by a paragraph recommendation from a faculty member.
• Current GPA
• Current resume – listing contributions, accomplishments and production work during the past academic year

Application Due: April 15,2017

Send to:
Theatre Scholarship Committee – Outstanding Scholarship
c/o David Britt
1300 Greene St.
Longstreet Theatre
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

Awards will be announced at the end of the spring semester.

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