Scholarship Information Overview

Important Information:

  • Auditions and Interviews for the 2018-2019 scholarship year will be held on January 27, 2018 (see below for more information).
  • Applicants must be full-time students (12 units minimum) and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA (a higher GPA is required for some scholarships)

  • Scholarship recipients must be significantly involved in departmental productions during both semesters of the academic year for which they receive the award and are asked to sign an acceptance letter agreeing to this requirement.
  • Awards are paid 50 percent at the beginning of each semester if the award is over $600. If under $600, the award will be paid 100 percent for the fall semester.
  • Award announcements are posted to the student's portal account between July and August of the academic year they will be issued.

Please be aware that it is not necessary you complete the University Scholarship Application prior to completing the Department of Music and Theatre Application nor before you audition or interview. However, you will not be able to receive your monetary award without completing this step.

Scholarship Map

Important Dates

January 2, 2018

  • Scholarship Applications open for the University and the Department of Music and Theatre

January 26, 2018

  • University Scholarship Application is due and is mandatory for all current students (scholarship verification must be submitted at the time of your audition or interview). It is recommended that each student submits a letter of recommendation with their University Scholarship application in addition to completing an audition/interview/portfolio. By doing so, it opens up other university scholarship opportunities other than what the department has to offer.
NOTE: Although the university’s deadline is February 15th, if you are applying for a Music and Theatre Department scholarship. you must complete the University Scholarship application before your audition and bring verification that you have done so.  No verification, no audition/interview.

January 26, 2018

  • Request for Live Auditions must be submitted by Tuesday, January 26, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Sign up using the MUTA Audition/Interview Request & Submission Form starting January 2, 2018. You will be notified of your assigned meeting time via email.

January 26, 2018

  • If you are unable to attend the live auditions/interviews, all video and audio recorded auditions must be submitted by Friday January 26, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. to be fully considered. To do so, use the MUTA Audition/Interview Request & Submission Form starting January 2, 2016.

January 27, 2018

  • Auditions and interviews will be held Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - PAC 135 - No verification no audition/interview.

About Auditions

Current & Continuing Students

Auditions / Portfolios: Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - PAC 135

Audition / Interviews are limited to a total time of 5 minutes

Auditions will be held in Wismer Theatre, Performing Arts Center, PAC 135

Important Forms

Have general scholarship questions? Contact David Scholz, Chair of the Scholarship Committee: dmscholz@csuchico.edu