HOW TO APPLY:1. Troupes may submit three candidates in any category. 2. The Scholarship Applicant, must then complete this Scholarship Application by JANUARY 15TH, 2019 after registering them in the registration system. In addition to the Application Form, troupe directors must also register their students through the registration system. 3. Incomplete and incorrect application materials will disqualify the applicant.4. Parts of the application (one-page résumé, Thespian Activity Sheet, personal statement) must be submitted via this form. Failure to do so will result in disqualification. Please bring at least one printed copy of ALL documents with you to your scholarship evaluation.5.The Scholarship Applicant must bring at least one copy of a Letter of Recommendation from their troupe director in a sealed and signed envelope to the audition evaluation at conference.
JUDGING SYSTEM:The scholarship judging committee shall consist of a specially selected panel of qualified adjudicators. We typically have at least 4 judges on the panel- one from education, one from a performance background, an Alumni Board representative and one from a technical background.
All applicants will be evaluated using the following scale:Thespian Activities/Résumé: 25%Recommendations/ Essay: 15%Audition for the performer / sampling of renderings and designs for tech theatre / lesson plan for the theatre educator and Interview, presentation for dramaturgy / playwriting and interview: 60%
NOTE: Application materials become the property of the Virginia Thespian Society