The Department of Theatre offers several scholarships for
theatre and minors in dance. Freshmen and transfer students are
the awards. The scholarships have various requirements and are
various amounts of money. Many of the scholarships for upper
class students are
"reward" type scholarships. Money will be awarded to the
students who do the
most work in the productions offered by the department.
An audition for scholarship funds is required for all freshman
students. Auditions are not required for admission to the
The following scholarships have been established for students in the Department of Theatre:
The Betsy and Jerry Shroat Scholarship
The Robert E. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
The Anne Herron Memorial Scholarship
The Michael Stallings Memorial Scholarship
The Dianne O'Brien Dance Scholarship
The Jackson Purchase Dance Scholarship
The Bill Williams Scholarship
The Department of Theatre is very proud to offer these scholarships and monies are awarded to the top students in our program from these awards.
For more information, please contact
David Balthrop, Chair - Department of Theatre and Dance,
or visit the Murray State University Scholarships page.