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Freshman Achievement Award

for continuing undergraduate students

The Freshman Achievement Award was established to assist an outstanding freshman Theatre student who has been actively engaged as a designer, performer, or production staff on Theatre Department Mainstage or Workshop productions.

Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2012

The Freshman Achievement Award is open to:
  • Students enrolled full-time as a declared Theatre major
  • Students who have completed up to 29 credit hours in the Theatre Department at the time of application
  • Students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Award based on:
  • Demonstration of the ability to function as a member of a production ensemble
  • Commitment to individual excellence
  • Academic and financial need

Award amount:
  • Up to $1,500 (awarded Fall 2012)

Notification of the award:
  • All applicants will be notified by the scholarship committee by mail by March 31, 2012. We regret that we are unable to give information regarding the committee's decisions over the telephone or by email.


Contact: Theatre Department, Ed Mazzocco - 312/369-6103 or or