Thespian Scholarships: $10k Awarded Annually
Mark Drum Scholarship: $1,250 scholarship that seeks to support Asian or Pacific Islander applicants, who are traditionally underrepresented in the theatre industry.
Dr. Kenny D. Hasija Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship that seeks to support applicants from groups traditionally underrepresented in the theatre industry, such as those who are Black, Indigenous, or people of color.
Educational Theatre Association Board of Directors Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship created with donations by, and in honor of, past and current members of the EdTA Board of Directors.
Christopher L. Hunt Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship created with donations in honor of the late Chris Hunt, Director of Marketing at EdTA. This scholarship is intended for Thespians who plan to use skills learned through theatre in a career focused on business or marketing.
Educational Theatre Association Presidents’ Leadership Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship created with donations from and in honor of past and current EdTA board presidents. This scholarship is intended for Thespians who successfully demonstrate leadership abilities.
Michael J. Peitz Leadership Scholarship: $1,500 scholarship awarded to a Thespian who successfully demonstrates leadership abilities.
Melba Day Henning Scholarship: $3,000 scholarship awarded to an undergraduate student currently enrolled full-time in theatre education study at an accredited college or university.
Democracyworks Essay Competition: student essay competition sponsored by Concord Theatricals. The program was founded in 2009 to support and grow student advocacy on behalf of theatre and other arts education.
Meet the 2021 Scholarship Winners