Student Financial Services

Alfred Berkowitz Award

for continuing undergraduate students

The Alfred Berkowitz Award was established to benefit student directors by providing them with financial assistance for the production of their shows. Applicants must currently be in the research and planning stages of directing a production.

Extended Deadline to Apply: April 30, 2015

The Alfred Berkowitz Award is open to:

  • Undergraduate Theatre Directing majors who will have earned at least 60 credit hours by the end of the Spring 2015 semester
  • Students who have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Students who are preparing to direct a theatre production
  • International students may apply

Award based on:
  • Project proposal materials

Award amount:
  • Ranges from $500 to $1500

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


Contact: Enrollment Management Services, Courtney Thompson - 312/369-7079 or