Theatre and Dance

Scholarships

PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE ARTS
The Department awards 7-10 Presidential Scholarships in the Arts. These awards are half tuition waivers for either in-state or out-of-state students. Presidential Scholarships in the Arts are offered to those students with strong academic credentials and superior talent in their given area.

To be eligible, a student must be accepted by Ball State University (regular or distinction basis) and be a declared Theatre and Dance major. Scholarship applications and audition requirements will be available August 2015.

Auditions for 2016-2017 Fine Arts Theatre and Dance Scholarships and Presidential Scholarships in the Arts are held as part of the general additions to enter the program at the on-campus auditions held on Saturday, November 14, 2015; Saturday, February 13, 2016; and Saturday, February 27, 2016. Scholarship applications and audition requirements will be available August 2015. Please visit the auditions page for more information.

ACADEMIC RECOGNITION AWARD
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINORITY STUDENTS

Remission equal to out-of-state portion of tuition-out-of-state students are charged in-state rate (does not include room and board, university technology fee, residence hall technology fee, coursed-based fees, or Health Center fee) Available for a total of eight semesters, provided the student maintains a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale). Eligibility for Consideration is:

  1. The minority student whose legal residence is outside Indiana
  2. A minimum High School GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  3. Rank in top 50 percent of high school graduating class
  4. Completion of college preparatory curriculum
  5. First-time freshman, fall semester

UPPER LEVEL TALENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The department awards a limited number of one-year talent scholarships to Theatre and Dance students with sophomore, junior, or senior status. Stipends are $500-$1,000, and students can re-apply each year.