Performing Arts Scholarships

Scholarships open to students interesting in and/or majoring in the performing arts including Dance, Music, and Theatre/Drama.

SAG-AFTRA Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are SAG-AFTRA members and/or dependents of SAG-AFTRA members who are active and in good standing. In addition to required application materials, applicant must submit an essay on a topic of their choice.

Larry Ted May Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: June 3, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to rising college juniors who are permanent residents of Connecticut, Georgia Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, or Vermont. Applicant must be Black/African American, Indigenous, LatinX, Asian or Pacific Islander. Preference will be given to students who are attending an HBCU and are music majors.

Artistic Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American high school seniors and current college students who are/will be pursuing a major in the visual/performing arts (film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism, mass communications, etc.). Applicant must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Iowa Merit Awards for Dramatic Performance
Sponsor: Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: July 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Iowa high school students (grades 10-12) in good standing who are studying drama and have acted in official school productions in 2020 and/or 2021.

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