Our scholarship auditions and interviews are closed for the Fall 2020 semester. Check back soon for our next scholarship audition and interview dates.

For questions about Theatre scholarships, contact Stacy Pendergraft

As of May 2020, the dance program is no longer accepting scholarship applicants or major declarations.
For questions about our Dance program, contact Stephanie Thibeault – 501-916-6335

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance offers a broad range of scholarships to students in theatre. A consistent effort is made to assist incoming students and to help students throughout their tenure at UA Little Rock. Awards are made with the assistance of 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 UA Little Rock to be considered for departmental scholarships.  APPLY TO UA LITTLE ROCK NOW!>>

Theatre Arts Scholarship Application

  • After completing this application, you will receive information about the audition and/or interview time.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Enter the last six numbers of your T#.
  • Please provide a brief description of your training in theatre (any area). 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, or to register for the audition day contact Stacy Pendergraft

    After completing this application, the following materials must be received for full consideration. Applicants may upload their additional application materials below, or return to this page to upload later.

    • Brief resumé
    • 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
    UA Little Rock Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
    ATTN: Scholarship Committee – (Please specify Theatre or Dance )
    2801 S. University Ave., CPA 130.
    Little Rock, AR 72204


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