Theater Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students majoring in Theater Arts or Acting for the Stage and Screen.

Yearly Amount

Scholarship amounts vary. On rare occasions, the amount originally offered may be reduced or eliminated due to federal, state, and/or institutional policies. See the Stacking Financial Aid policy for more information on possible restrictions.

How to Apply

For information on audition opportunities and scholarship requirements, visit the Theater Arts and Acting for the Stage and Screen sites.


Once the student’s financial aid file is complete, the award usually disburses into the student’s APU account during the first month of the semester (first half of the award in fall, the second half in spring), or later depending on when documentation is received.


Check with the Department of Theater Arts for potential renewability. Eligibility for this award may change if new information is received.

To Retain Eligibility

  1. The student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  2. The student must meet the requirements established by the Department of Theater Arts.