The Department of Theatre and Performance Studies (TPS) awards eight to ten Merit Scholarships every spring for the ensuing academic year.  These scholarships are determined by the Department’s Scholarship Committee and are separate from need-based financial aid. TPS Majors at every level of study are eligible and are evaluated according to the following criteria: grade point average, community service, application essay, and service to the Department. Incoming first-year students must be accepted by March 1, 2018 and can apply online at: Current majors apply through Owl Express by March 15, 2018.


On Saturday, February 24, 2018, the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies will be holding our inaugural Audition Day for Incoming Theatre and Performance Studies Majors who wish to pursue departmental scholarships. In addition to auditioning for Merit Scholarship consideration, future first-year students will have the chance to attend workshops, visit a rehearsal of the upcoming production of As You Like It, directed by TPS Chair Rick Lombardo, and socialize with current students and faculty. Please stay tuned for further details.

New Students Apply By March 1, 2018

New Students Apply Here

Current Majors Apply By March 15, 2018

Current Majors Apply Here

Please stay tuned for exact times of the first year of this event on the KSU Kennesaw campus.