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Theatre Scholarships - Academic Year 2014-2015



High school graduates with acceptable academic records who may have skill, talent or aptitude in any of the following areas: 





Business & Publicity

Students who have had successful experiences in home economics, industrial arts, journalism, electronics, speech art, music/dancing are eligible. It is not necessary to have been in a high school theatre program, although it is certainly advantageous. Sewing, layouts, design, carpentry, and drawing, as well as acting are all facets of theatre production.


All candidates must audition or have an interview. Requirements for each type audition/interview (performance or production) will be mailed upon receipt of registration form.  Students that attend first audition will be looked at as an early consideration for scholarships.  See Theatre Scholarship Application Form. 

Dates :

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014


Students who are unable to meet these dates may make other arrangements by calling 850-718-2257.


Audition times will be scheduled individually following receipt of Registration Form.


Scholarships in various amounts, up to full tuition are awarded on the basis of talent, experience, academic record, and an overall commitment to the theatre program at Chipola. Students with financial need may seek additional assistance through the college's Office of Financial Aid and College Foundation.


  1. All candidates must be enrolled at Chipola College or must be accepted for enrollment as a student.
  2. All candidates must declare a major in theatre.
  3. All candidates must have achieved a scholastic grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 (C) or better in high school and if applicable, college course work completed.
  4. Candidates may qualify as either theatre technicians, (costuming, properties, sets, lighting, business and publicity), performers, or both.


  1. Submit a completed Theatre Scholarship Application and Foundation Scholarship Application Form along with personal letter telling a little about yourself and your future plans. Be sure to include why you feel you need help in going to college and how you feel you can benefit from the college experience. Bring/send all of these documents before or at the time of your audition.
  2. Furnish 3 letters of recommendation which address the applicant’s talent, character, ability to follow-through on assignments, ability to work independently, and academic ability.
  3. Audition time: Audition times will be scheduled with individual students following receipt of Registration Form.
  4. Prepare an audition piece consisting of two monologues (you supply the pianist if a musical selection is to be included).
  5. The two pieces should be of a contrasting nature and should last no more than 5 minutes total time.
  6. Recent photo.


Please make a complete listing of high school, college, or community theatre experience. Also list any training or coursework you may have had to include music, dance, speaking, drama. Additionally, any experience in construction, electricity, design, art, costuming, etc. would be helpful to note.

Attach any additional sheets you need, and include/attach your resume if available.


Theatre Scholarship Application


To Apply

Please e-mail registration or print form and mail to:

Associate Dean
Fine and Performing Arts
Chipola  College
3094 Indian Circle
Marianna, Florida 32446-2053



Charles Sirmon
(Director of Theatre)

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