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Scholarships for Current Theatre Majors

Theatre students majoring in all areas of theatre can apply for departmental merit scholarships, for special research opportunities and summer study. *You need to be logged into your UMBC account to apply for the Scholarships. Applications are available via links below:

Department of Theatre Scholarship – awarded to theatre students on the basis of academic accomplishment and service to the department. Awards generally range from $500 to $1,200 applied to tuition. Applicants must have been theatre majors for two semesters. Students apply in the spring semester. Scholarships may be received twice.

Alice M. Robinson Memorial Scholarship – This legacy scholarship was established by former Theatre Professor Alice M. Robinson to support a Theatre major or a student intending to major in Theatre.

Darrel W. and Dorothy J. Anderson Endowed Scholarship – This endowed fund was established by Darrel W. and Dorothy J. Anderson in honor of their families. The Scholarship provides some funds to support a Theatre major with financial need.

William T. Brown Shakespeare on Wheels Award – Awarded to theatre majors to attend professional workshops or seminars in their area of study in the United States or abroad.

Undergraduate Research Awards (URAs) provide up to $1,500 in support for recipients to work with a UMBC faculty mentor on an original project. A multidisciplinary faculty review committee chooses recipients on a competitive basis, and all fields of study are eligible to apply.

If you have any questions about scholarships and scholarship applications please contact theatre@umbc.edu.