Gordon Hay Scholarship Fund

February 19, 2025
Awards Available: 2

Scholarship Description

The Gordon Hay Scholarship is intended for students planning a career in a non-performance area of theater including but not limited to: Play Writing; Set, Costume, Lighting or Sound Design; Arts Administration; Stage Management; Production Management; and Technical Direction. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must: reside in the Charlotte metropolitan area (if a high school senior) or North Carolina or South Carolina (if a current undergraduate); and be a graduating high school senior, college freshman or college sophomore.

Application packets must contain: a completed scholarship application form (typed responses only); a typed 1-2 page essay detailing why the applicant wishes to pursue their desired degree, their aspirations for their future career in theater, and any initial thoughts on how they may consider using the scholarship funds to enhance their educational pursuit; a first-page copy of a Student Aid Report; a reference form and recommendation letter from a current teacher or industry professional; a headshot (or close-up digital photo) for purpose of press release upon recipient selection; a copy of financial aid award letter(s); and for the high school senior applicants, a transcript and a copy of their acceptance letter(s).

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