College of Arts and Sciences - Theatre and Dance

Complete Scholarship Name Application Deadline Date Contact Name Contact Phone Number Contact E-mail Address
Dance USC Scholarship Yes March 1 Stephanie Milling 803.777.0768 smillling@mailbox.sc.edu
Awarded to selected full-time dance majors who have technical proficiency in ballet and/or contemporary dance, a cumulative GPA of 2.5, are enrolled in minimum of 12 credit hours, demonstrate technical proficiency in ballet &/or contemporary dance and attend, as well as are prompt for, all classes and rehearsals - exceptions for extenuating circumstances and prior approval. More details and a link to the application may be found at http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/dance/Academics/scholarship.html.
Helen Hayes Undergraduate Outstanding Contribution Scholarship Yes April 1 Stephanie Milling 803.777.0768 smillling@mailbox.sc.edu
Current sophomore, junior & senior theatre majors, enrolled as full-time students (12+ hours per semester) with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and/or contribution to the department during the past academic year are eligible. It is a one-year commitment of $500.00 - $250.00 per semester dependent upon maintaining eligibility requirements; full-time enrollment (12 hours or more) as a Theatre major during the award year (fall and spring semesters), a 2.5 GPA and active participation in the theatre
Helen Hayes Undergraduate Theatre Recruitment Scholarship Yes April 1 Stephanie Milling 803.777.0768 smillling@mailbox.sc.edu
Incoming freshman and/or transfer theatre students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher and who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship, leadership and contributions in theatre arts are eligible. It is a continuing annual award of $250.00 a semester (not to exceed 8 semesters) dependent upon maintaining eligibility requirements; full-time enrollment (12 hours or more) as a theatre major during the award year (fall and spring semesters), a 3.0 GPA and active participation in the theatre production program. More details and a link to the application may be found at
http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/thea/Scholarships.html.
Helen Hayes Undergraduate Theatre Research Scholarship Yes April 5th Stephanie Milling 803.777.0768 smillling@mailbox.sc.edu
Current Undergraduate Theatre Majors who are enrolled as full-time students (12+ hours per semester), GPA of 3.5 or higher, evidence of outstanding scholarship in Theatre research and inquiry. Students must submit a Letter of intent, a nomination letter from a Theatre faculty member, and a theses statement/outline of research inquiry.
Innis Anderson Ryan Graduate Scholarship No N/A Stephanie Milling 803.777.0768 smillling@mailbox.sc.edu
Awarded to a candidate for Master of Fine Arts in Acting.
Jane & Tommy Suggs Classical Ballet Endowment Fund Scholarship Yes March 1 Stephanie Milling 803.777.0768 smillling@mailbox.sc.edu
Awarded to a full-time student who has technical proficiency in classical ballet. More details and a link to the application may be found at http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/dance/Academics/scholarship.html.
Richard Durlach Dance Education Yes N/A Stephanie Milling 803.777.0768 smillling@mailbox.sc.edu
Awarded to a selected full-time dance education major. More details and a link to the application may be found at http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/dance/Academics/scholarship.html.
Rick & Rory Ackerman Endowed Fund in Arts & Sciences Scholarship No N/A Stephanie Milling 803.777.0768 smillling@mailbox.sc.edu
Awarded to a current MFA student with demonstrated financial need and demonstrated commitment to theatre arts through significant contribution to the community through his field of study.
The Dr. Phil Sawyer Endowment Fund Yes March 1 Stephanie Milling 803.777.0768 smillling@mailbox.sc.edu
Awarded to full-time dance majors who are interested in shag dance. More details and a link to the application may be found at http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/dance/Academics/scholarship.html.
USC Dance Programs Scholarship Yes March 1 Stephanie Milling 803.777.0768 smillling@mailbox.sc.edu
Awarded to selected members of USC Dance Company who have a cumulative GPA of 2.5, are enrolled in minimum of 12 credit hours, including a university dance class, demonstrate technical ability and attend, as well as are prompt for, all classes and rehearsals exceptions for extenuating circumstances and prior approval. More details and a link to the application may be found at http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/dance/Academics/scholarship.html.
Berrien Cheatham Scholarship Yes May 1 Stephanie Milling 803.777.0768 smillling@mailbox.sc.edu
The Berrien Cheatham Scholarship will be awarded to academically talented students pursuing degrees within the Department of Theater and Dance and/or within the School of Visual Art and Design.