Endowed and Tuition Scholarships
If you applied for a scholarship, please be patient.
The process is taking much longer than usual due to changes in Financial Aid
requirements. Letters will be going out as soon as we are able. Thank you
for your patience!
Scholarship applications are due March 1st.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CHANGE DUE TO CHANGES IN THE
SCHOLARSHIP FINANCIAL AID REQUIREMENTS:
Renewing students MUST NOW complete all paperwork that the New
applicants are required to complete. Keep in mind that you MUST have your
FAFSA completed prior to the awarding of scholarships. Also, the
LETTER OF INTENT should address your financial need as well as your goals and
what you wish to do with your degree. The differences for renewing
applicants are that they do NOT have to re-interview/audition, AND your letters
of support may be emails from our current faculty.
NEW APPLICANTS MUST interview/audition, complete all
paperwork INCLUDING FAFSA prior to the awarding of scholarships, and your
letters of recommendation/support must be official letters.
A LETTER OF INTENT should include:
- An introduction of yourself to the Department of
- Give a little background on your work in Theatre
- Include your goals and aspirations – what you
wish to do with the degree
- AND address your financial need
Audition/Interview date for
Scholarships is March 2nd.
Paperwork or electronic interview/audition is due February 22nd.
Please follow this link for the Scholarship Application Form.
We award several
scholarships and theatre activity tuition waivers each year to qualified
theatre majors. Both require auditions
These awards are
not based on financial need and must be applied to annually. The value of these scholarships and waivers
vary from a $100 cash award a semester to a full year’s tuition.
In addition to
these scholarships and waivers, as a student, you can apply for work-study or a
theatre assistantship. For more
information contact Kathleen McGeever, the department chair.
These consist of
full to partial tuition scholarships for in or out-of-state students that
require participation in an activity relating to theatre. This can be enrollment in courses or other
You must apply
for a tuition scholarship through the department chair by a published deadline
Freshman and transfer students
All awards given
to incoming freshmen and transfer students will be subject to review at the end
of the first semester to insure compliance with the scholarship contract.
Failure to comply
with the contract will result in the loss of the second semester award.
Continuing applicants are usually given full academic year awards unless a
probationary condition exists.
How to apply
Endowed Scholarships and Tuition Scholarships
University’s FERPA statement
application materials to:
Northern Arizona University
Department of Theatre - Scholarship Committee
PO Box 6040
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
checklist to guide you:
- Have you met the minimum
- Have you submitted the FAFSA?
- Have you filled out the Theatre Scholarship/Waiver Application?
- Have you typed a Letter of Interest?
- Have you typed a Resume of
- Have you obtained an official copy of
your high school/college transcripts?
- Do you have three (3) letters of
you notified the NAU Department of Theatre that you will be attending the
auditions/interviews or have you notified them about special problems that will
keep you from attending those dates?
Other Scholarship Opportunities
For further scholarship opportunities, click on the
following link to access the NAU Foundation’s current offerings.
NAU Foundation Scholarships