Scholarships


The Department of Theatre Arts offers a variety of scholarships for current students, as well incoming students of exceptional talent. We are proud to offer one of the highest scholarship endowments of any department in the College of Arts and Sciences at NMSU!


HOW TO APPLY: CURRENT STUDENTS

1) You must meet the following criteria for all Departmental scholarships:
· Be a full-time student for the duration of your award
· Be a declared Theatre major for the duration of your award
· Have at least a 3.0 GPA for the duration of your award
 
2) Fill out and submit the financial aid forms through the NMSU Scholar Dollars website.  This must be completed by the deadline posted on the site (usually March 1)!
 
3) After completing your Scholar Dollars application and the passing of the Scholar Dollars deadline, you will be emailed a supplementary application packet which you will need to fill out.  If you lost your copy of it, would like to review it, or would like to complete it before it is emailed to you, please print off a copy of it HERE.  
 
4) Fill out the supplementary application packet and submit one printed copy to the Theatre Arts main office no later than 4 p.m. on April 1.  No facsimile or electronic applications will be accepted.

If you cannot drop off your application in person, please mail all materials so they arrive by the  deadline to:

NMSU Theatre Arts Scholarship Committee
PO Box 30001; MSC 3072
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

 
 

HOW TO APPLY: INCOMING FRESHMAN AND TRANSFER STUDENTS

1) You must meet the following criteria for all Departmental scholarships:
· Be a full-time student for the duration of your award
· Be a declared Theatre major for the duration of your award
· Have at least a 3.0 GPA for the duration of your award
 
2) Read THIS FORM and follow the instructions.  Your scholarship application is due no later than 4 p.m. the first Monday in April.  If you have any questions, please email us HERE.
 


SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED 

THOMAS A. ERHARD SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: Varying amounts awarded to a full time Theatre Arts major who has demonstrated interest in playwriting.
Donor: Friends and students of Dr. Thomas A. Erhard
 
SHARON BETH KALLICK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: Awarded to full time students pursuing degrees in Theatre Arts. 
Donor: Family and friends of Sharon Beth Kallick
 
MARK AND STEPHANIE MEDOFF ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: Awarded to full time students pursuing degrees in Theatre Arts. 
Donor: Mark and Stephanie Medoff
 
KIMBERLY MING THEATRE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: Awarded to a junior, senior or graduate student majoring in Theatre Arts. Preference is given to a New Mexico student.
Donor: Established by Ms. Kimberly Ming

SUTHERLAND-MCMANUS SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: Awarded to students in the Theatre Arts Department.
Donor: Constance Sutherland, William Sutherland and friends
 
THEATER ARTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: Awarded to students in the Theatre Arts Department.
Donor: Faculty, staff and friends of NMSU Treatre Arts

CAROLINE L. AND FREDERIC C. THOMPSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: Awarded to musical theatre concentration students in the Theatre Arts Department .
Donor: Caroline L. and Frederic C. Thompson

EVE YOQUELET SCHOLARSHIP FOR THEATRE ARTS
Criteria: Awarded to full time students pursuing degrees in Theatre Arts.
Donor: The estate of Eve Yoquelet