Qualified students may be awarded a tuition scholarship. These scholarships cover 25-30% of tuition costs for either part-time study. All applicants are considered for the scholarships available and no separate application for a scholarship is necessary.
Scholarships and assistantships may be awarded to MFA candidates. .
M.A. Theatre History and Criticism
Each year three 25% tuition scholarships will be awarded. The scholarships cover 25% of tuition costs for either full-time or part-time study.
MA Theatre Education
Each year 3 scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded. Some students in this program may also qualify for the University’s 50% tuition waiver available to MA applicants who teach in Catholic Schools. (Catholic School Teachers Tuition Waiver for half of the student's tuition can be considered for full-time teachers, counselors, and librarians in Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools.)
Deans and department chairs nominate the most qualified applicants whose application is complete by Feb. 1 for the University-wide competition for the Knights of Columbus Fellowship and the prestigious Board of Trustees full-tuition scholarship.
The strongest applicants to a doctoral program (high G.P.A., cumulative verbal and quantitative G.R.E. of at least 312 or equivalent) may be considered for a full-tuition scholarship.
Applicants to Master's programs with a minimum verbal and quantitative G.R.E. score of 300 are considered for a limited number of half-tuition scholarships.
Students receiving merit funding must be enrolled in their degree program continuously and full-time.
Catholic School Teachers' Tuition Waiver
Waivers of one half of the student's tuition are available to full-time teachers, administrators, librarians and guidance counselors employed by a Catholic elementary or secondary school. Please have your employer provide a letter certifying your full-time employment status on school letterhead to the Office of Enrollment Services (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Endowed scholarships are awarded by the department chair, if available.