Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Iowa Center for the Arts Scholarship & Hatch-Billops Scholarship (Various - Due February 25)

Based on artistic potential in one or more areas of theatre, as well as academic and artistic achievement.
  • Award: Full in-state tuition for the first year of study awarded to four new traditional first-year students.
  • For questions regarding this scholarship or for student wishing to visit and tour the department on Friday, March 4, contact Hillary Foster at (319) 335-2700 or
  • Application Deadline: February 25, 2011
  • Audition Date: March 5, 2011
Click here to apply for this general scholarship and see specific on a similar scholarship below. 

Hatch-Billops Scholarship for Theatre Studentsof African or Caribbean Descent
This scholarship is funded by a gift from James Hatch and Camille Billops, scholars and artists in the field of African American Theatre.
  • Open to incoming first year or transfer students of African American or Caribbean descent; preference for a descent of the Middle Passage who was born in the US of Caribbean.
  • Based on strong academic record, promise in one or more areas of theatre, and desire to graduate from the University of Iowa with a BA in Theatre Arts.
  • Recipients must enroll as a major in the Theatre Arts Department and take at least one course in each of the first two semesters. After that time they may, if they wish, change majors.
  • Award: Approximately $1,000 to the recipient in the 2010-2010 academic year.
  • For questions regarding this scholarship, contact Hillary Foster at (319) 335-2700 or
  • Application Deadline: February 25, 2011
Applicants should submit a cover letter describing themselves and their high school or college experience, with special attention to their interest or work in the theatre. They should also submit a resume that includes any production experience; a copy of their most recent transcript; and at least one letter of recommendation. Send all materials to: The Hatch Billops Scholarship Committee, Theatre Arts Department, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA 52242. Fax: (319) 335-3568.

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