2021 Theatre Arts Scholarship Requirements

How to Apply for the 2021 Academy for Lifetime Learning Betty Ross Theatre Arts Scholarship

All applications must be submitted online.
Go to: allesva.org/scholarship-application/theatre arts

Requirements of the application are:

  • an official school transcript with grade point average
  • proof of acceptance from a four-year college or university to be attended
  • declaration of intended field of study
  • listing of productions in which you participated and your role (For example: lead, set, sound, lighting, costumes, etc.)

In addition:

  • One theatre character reference from a production in which you participated
  • One other character reference with contact information
  • Three examples of your work (For example: set design sketches/photos, costume photos/sketches, URLs to posted videos, etc.—Note that videos are usually too large to send by email.)
  • A 600-word essay explaining why you are choosing to major in Theatre Arts

Applications must be submitted online no later than May 15, 2021. The application form is here:
allesva.org/scholarship-application/theatre arts

The Scholarship winners will be notified by June 15, 2021.

The Academy will hold an online awards ceremony via Zoom the week of June 15th at which time the winners will meet Academy for Lifetime Learning members to discuss their educational goals and aspirations.

If you have a question, please contact Tony Picardi, Scholarship Chairman, at: 757-442-4481.