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Student scholarships are awarded yearly to new and returning students

Work study positions are also available.

Contact the department chair, for more information.

About Theatre Scholarship

 The Theatre Department at Washburn is seeking quality students. All students intending to enroll full-time are eligible. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, past performance and potential.

        For Design/Tech interviews the student must present a portfolio of prior work.

                 For performance, the student must prepare a two minute audition,

                      two contrasting monologues or one monologue and a song.

               Please bring sheet music for accompanist, (no recorded accompaniment.)

  • All applicants must submit a resume of prior work, transcript and headshot photo. Please contact the theatre department office for further information (785.670.1639) and to arrange for an audition time for the scholarship and/or for the BA with Musical Theatre Concentration.
  • The student must be full-time and enrolled in three hours of Theatre courses per semester.
  • The student must maintain a 2.0GPA overall and a 2.5GPA in Theatre courses.
  • The student is required to participate in all productions as assigned.
  • Non-performance assignments require a minimum 30 hour commitment per show.
  • Majoring in theatre is not required to receive a scholarship.
  • You must submit the FAFSA for financial aid to be considered for university scholarships. For more information about Washburn's financial aid, visit Washburn Financial Aid Department.

2019-2020 Scholarship Auditions

Scholarship auditions are Feb. 8, 2019. Please call (785) 670.2245 or email Julie Noonan,, for times and more information.

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Washburn University Theatre
Garvey, Room 133
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

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