Sheldon Patinkin Award

For continuing undergraduate students

The Sheldon Patinkin Award was established to assist outstanding Theatre students in their journey to a professional career. One graduating senior will be awarded each year.

Extended Deadline to Apply: March 01, 2024

Application will be available November 1, 2023. 

The Sheldon Patinkin Award is open to:

  • Undergraduate Theatre majors enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours
  • Students who will graduate in Fall 2024, Spring 2025, or Summer 2025 and have a graduation application on file by March 1, 2024.
  • Students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The 2024-25 FAFSA must be submitted by March 1, 2024 for Sheldon Patinkin Award consideration.

Award based on:

  • Academic merit
  • Talent
  • Financial need

Award amount:

  • Previous amount was a stipend up to $2,950 awarded in the Fall semester

    • Endowed scholarship award amounts are subject to change.

Notification of award:

  • All applicants will be notified by email in April/May 2024.




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