Student Financial Services

Betty Garrett Musical Theatre Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate students

The Betty Garrett Musical Theatre Scholarship was established to assist outstanding full-time Musical Theatre students in defraying the cost of tuition and fees.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2016

The Betty Garrett Musical Theatre Scholarship is open to:

  • Full-time undergraduate Musical Theatre majors; both BA (Musical Theatre) and BFA (Musical Theatre Performance)
  • Students in their first year of enrollment at Columbia
  • Students who have completed or are enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours at Columbia at the time of application
  • Students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • International students may apply

Scholarship based on:
  • Academic achievement and/or accomplishment in the Musical Theatre Program

Scholarship amount:
  • Maximum of $2,000 (half awarded in Fall and half awarded in Spring)

Notification of the scholarship:
  • All applicants will be notified by the scholarship committee by March 31, 2016. 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