Show us your talent in theatre arts

Lights, camera, action! We’re looking for students with a passion for theatre arts, whether that means you’re acting onstage or working behind the scenes. If you’re involved in theatre arts activities, you can apply for a theatre arts scholarship, worth up to $3,000 per year. This award can be renewed for three additional years. Find out how to get a theatre arts scholarship below.

We encourage prospective students to learn more about the theatre arts at Hamline. Our faculty emphasizes hands-on, shared learning where everyone gets personalized feedback. Through strong mentorship, you’ll discover your full potential as a performer, designer/technician, or director.

Theatre arts scholarship application

  • To apply for the scholarship, you’ll log in using the same email address and password that you used for your admission application account. 
  • If you have forgotten your password, select “Forgot your password?” and follow the instructions.

Apply for the scholarship

Theatre arts scholarship criteria

Wondering how to get a theatre arts scholarship and if you’re eligible to apply? Students have to submit their admission materials and receive an offer of admission to Hamline before applying for any departmental scholarships. The Theatre Arts Scholarship is open to any student passionate about the field, regardless of major.

Applicants will be reviewed based on their background, theatre experience, letter of reference, and demonstrated interest in pursuing theatre arts. Scholarship finalists will then be invited to audition on campus.

To maintain the Hamline theatre arts scholarship annually, students must:

  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Be actively involved in the theatre program for two of three terms, including January term (whether that’s working backstage, acting in directing scenes, acting in mainstage shows, etc.)
  • Participate in regular departmental reviews

For answers to any questions, call the Office of Undergraduate Admission at 800-753-9753 or 651-523-2207, or email

Theatre arts scholarship: application deadlines

Time frame Student type Deadline
Spring Transfer January 5
Fall First year February 1
Fall Transfer July 1