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Scholarships & Grants

Scholarships & Grants

The Cora Nunnally Miller Scholarship

Offered on a rotating basis, The Cora Nunnally Miller Scholarship is for incoming freshmen Theatre or Film Studies majors who show promise in acting, design, tech, directing, writing, or all-around leadership in Theatre or Film.

2024 Application Info

The Chuck Baker Scholarship in Drama AND Film STUDIES

The Chuck Baker Scholarship in Drama and Film Studies is offered annually to three theatre students and one Film Studies student. These four $1,500 awards honor sophomore and junior Theatre majors for outstanding achievement in any aspect of theatre or film practice, including acting, stage managing, directing, set, costume, lighting or sound design, with financial need as a consideration.

THE Eddie Lambeth Scholarship in Acting and Screenwriting

One $1,500 award honoring aspiring actors, screenwriters, or playwrights with proven professional promise, outstanding character, and above-average academic standing.

The Martin Holubar Scholarship

One $1,500 award for an undergraduate student based on their love for theater and for going the extra mile in the department. Exceptional character and dedication to theatrical practice are crucial.

New GA Group

Established by a group of former drama majors, known as New Georgia, this grant seeks to support a student project (play, film, or other media) based on freethinking and originality. Grant projects should be initiated by undergraduate majors and/or graduate students in the Department of Theatre and Film Studies in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. 

The criteria for receiving the grant will include artistic risk-taking and new approaches in concept and expression, while maintaining an appreciative audience. Each project should creatively apply one or more of the academic disciplines included in the Department’s curriculum. 

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