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Dr. Magidson Memorial Theater Scholarship

1 winner$5,000
Application Deadline
Aug 9, 2024
Winners Announced
Aug 15, 2024
Education Level
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student
Financial Status:
First-generation student
Field of Interest:
Theater arts

Dr. Magidson was committed to leveraging the joy of live theater to revitalize and maintain artistic communities around the world.

Young people who embody Dr. Magidson's love of the theater and are committed to the arts of acting, playwriting, and directing will be the next generation of great creatives who keep the theater alive.

This scholarship seeks to support passionate theater students who face obstacles to higher education due to their demonstrated need.

Any first-generation, low-income high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student with a background in theater and a major in theater arts may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, please submit a 5-10 minute written or video sample of your work in playwriting, acting or directing along with a brief explanation of your sample and interest in this opportunity.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Profile
Published May 9, 2024

Winning Application

Alexandra Tejada
California Institute of the ArtsLos Angeles, CA
Scenarious Thurmond
Columbia University in the City of New YorkHoschton, GA


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Aug 9, 2024. Winners will be announced on Aug 15, 2024.