The Alfred Berkowitz Award Application is available online through your MyColumbia portal. Only complete scholarship applications submitted by the deadline will be reviewed by the scholarship committee.
Please follow all directions carefully. Students must submit the following materials to make a complete Alfred Berkowitz Award application. There are five parts to the application:
PART 1: STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
In 50 to 100 words, provide a statement of purpose regarding the award you are applying for and how it will serve your development as a director on the production.
PART 2: PROJECT PROPOSAL
In 500 to 1,000 words, provide a proposal that details your statement of purpose and describes how you will use the award in service of your production. Please include language that addresses why you are doing this production, how it will benefit you and other students, why it is important to do now, and how the award will be used.
Your proposal must include your name and MyColumbia ID in the upper right-hand corner of the page. Please upload your proposal in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.
PART 3: BUDGET
Upload a detailed budget that includes your projected costs and how you intend to spend the award monies for your production.
Your budget must include your name and MyColumbia ID in the upper right-hand corner of the page(s). Please upload your budget in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.
PART 4: OPTIONAL WEBPAGE URL
You have the option of providing a link to a website that showcases your previous work in theatre directing.
PART 5: REFERENCES
Provide the names and contact information for two references who can comment on your work in directing.
Access online application form through your MyColumbia portal under MyFinancials.