Scholarships

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance offers a broad range of scholarships to students in both theatre and dance. A consistent effort is made to assist incoming students and to help students throughout their tenure at UALR. Awards are made with the assistance of the Dean’s Talent Awards, the Friends of the Arts, the Joan R. Taylor Scholarship, the Ike Murry Memorial Scholarship, the Joel Ruminer Scholarship, the David S. Sherman Scholarship, and the Bill and Sharon Arnold Family Foundation Scholarship.

Reminder: You must apply to UALR first to be considered for scholarships.

After completing the application below, the following materials must be received for full consideration. Applicants may upload their additional application materials by selecting the upload option at the bottom of the application form.:

  • Brief resumĂ©
  • Official Transcript: Please bring one copy of your OFFICIAL transcript with you to your audition or interview.
  • One letter of recommendation (waived for continuing majors already on scholarship)
  • A personal letter stating your educational goals

Theatre Arts and Dance Scholarship Application

  • Enter the last six numbers of your T#.
    If you are currently in college
  • Please provide a brief description of your training in theatre (any area) and/or dance. Include studio/school and primary instructor, years of study and area of training.
  • List any special talents that you have: (magic, mime, tumbling, drawing, painting, sewing, etc.)
  • For questions about Theatre scholarship interviews, contact Stacy Pendergraft — 501.371.7619 or smpendergraf@ualr.edu — to register for the audition day.

    For questions about Dance scholarship and placement auditions, contact Stephanie Thibeault — 501.569.3330 or skthibeault@ualr.edu — to register for the audition day.

    After completing this application, the following materials must be received for full consideration. Applicants may upload their additional application materials by selecting the upload option at the bottom of the application form:

    • Brief resumĂ©
    • OFFICIAL Transcript: Please bring one copy of your OFFICIAL transcript with you to your audition or interview.
    • One letter of recommendation (waived for continuing majors already on scholarship)
    • A personal letter stating your educational goals
    UPLOAD APPLICATION MATERIALS HERE, OR SEND TO:
    Stacy Pendergraft
    UALR Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
    2801 S. University Ave.
    Little Rock, AR 72204