Linehan Artist Scholars Program
This merit scholarship program attracts undergraduates who show the highest artistic and intellectual ability. In a strong liberal arts setting, scholars receive an honors education in their chosen specialty within a community of multidisciplinary artists. Linehan Artist Scholars have opportunities to perform and exhibit in a range of venues, including student productions, with guest artists, and in resident ensembles and companies. Applications and auditions or portfolio reviews are required.
Linehan Artist Scholars Application
Linehan Artist Scholars Web Site
Fine Arts Award - awarded to freshman and transfer students of outstanding accomplishment in all areas of theatre. Awards are for up to $2,500 and are renewed annually. Auditions or portfolio reviews are required. Students should contact the Theatre Department.
The Academic Achievement Award for Transfers (AAAT) - awarded to community college transfers on the basis of academic accomplishment. Awards of up to $2,500 for each of two academic years may be used for full- or part-time study. Students must have completed 35 or more credits at the time of application and must submit an essay with their application for admission to be considered for the award.
For further scholarship information visit:
Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
Department of Theatre Scholarships and Awards
Other smaller merit awards are available for Theatre majors.
Department of Theatre Scholarship - awarded to theatre students on the basis of academic accomplishment and service to the department. Awards range from $500 to $1,200 applied to tuition. Applicants must have been theatre majors for two semesters. Students apply in the spring semester. Scholarships may be received twice.
Alice M. Robinson Memorial Scholarship - This legacy scholarship was established by former Theatre Professor Alice M. Robinson to support a Theatre major or a student intending to major in Theatre.
Undergraduate Research Awards (URAs) provide up to $1,500 in support for recipients to work with a UMBC faculty mentor on an original project. A multidisciplinary faculty review committee chooses recipients on a competitive basis, and all fields of study are eligible to apply. As of Fall 2003, over 164 students have received funds totaling $228,650 through this program.
Office of the Provost's Undergraduate Research Web Site
William T. Brown Shakespeare on Wheels Award -Awarded to theatre majors to attend professional workshops or seminars in their area of study in the United States or abroad.