Theatre and Dance

Scholarships

PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE ARTS
The Department will award 5-7 Presidential Scholarships in the Arts. These awards are half tuition waivers for either instate 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 on a regular or distinction basis by Ball State University and be a declared Theatre and Dance major. Scholarship applications and audition requirements will be available August 2012. Please contact the Department of Theatre and Dance for an application.

Auditions for 2012-13 Fine Arts Theatre and Dance Scholarships and Presidential Scholarships in the Arts are November 10, 2012, February 9 and February 23, 2013 as part of general additions to enter the program. Scholarship applications and audition requirements will be available August 2012. Please contact the Department of Theatre and Dance for an application or visit the auditions page.

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. Students can re-apply each year. Stipends are $500-$2,000.