Financial Aid

Missouri Western Scholarships - Theatre and Cinema

Block Theatre Scholarship
This scholarship, set up by the Paul A. Block family in his memory, is an award to be given annually to a full-time MWSU student participating in theatre productions. Applicants must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the major field and a minimum of 2.0 overall.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Drake Theatre Scholarships
This scholarship, established with a part of the estate of the late Dottie Drake, is given annually to a full-time MWSU student majoring in Theatre or Speech and Theatre and participating in theatre productions. Applicants must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the major.  Financial need is a consideration.  One letter of reference is required from a recognized professional in the field of speech communication or theatre.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Excellence-Theatre and Cinema (Continuing Student)
To be eligible for this scholarship; applicants must have declared a major in theatre or cinema and have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Excellence-Communication Studies and Theatre and Cinema (Freshman)
To be eligible for this scholarship applicants must possess a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher; or a composite ACT of  21 or higher and must express an interest in majoring in theatre or cinema.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Joseph J. Droher Memorial Scholarship (Theatre)
Two scholarships, 1 Engineering and 1 Theatre, will be awarded yearly to students in those majors having a GPA of at least 3.0.  Three references are required.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Robidoux Resident Threatre Scholarship
This scholarship is available annually to a full-time MWSU student participating in theatre productions. Applicants must be a theatre or speech and theatre major, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher in the major field and a minimum GPA of 2.0 overall.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Theatre Scholarship
Scholarships are available to students participating in drama productions. Drama scholarships include a stipulation to work on at least one production during the semester and enroll in THR140 Production Participation. All scholarships require a 2.0 GPA during the student’s freshman year and a 2.5 GPA thereafter.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application