Applicants of the Lyric Music Theater Scholarship must apply in writing, stating qualifications and proposed use of the scholarship award. Applicants may be of any age, but they must be Maine residents and have a connection to Lyric Music Theater. Scholarships shall be awarded no more than four times to any one individual. The scholarship award is to be conditioned upon active participation in, or study of, the Arts. Scholarships shall be awarded no more than four times to any one individual. Dollar amounts will vary. Applications open in the Spring.
Lyric Music Theater believes in supporting the next generation of students of theater and the study of the arts. The Lyric Music Theater Scholarship Program is funded by the Nissen-Jackson Scholarship fund, in honor of two of our founders, Sadie Nissen and Helena Jackson, as well as by a fund from the Linwood Dyer Foundation, and admissions charges from Senior Night and other preview performances.