Scholarships offered by the Division of Theatre & Dance

Qualifications: A high school or transfer GPA of 2.5 overall with a 3.0 average in Theatre.

ETSU Bud Frank Scholarship

The ETSU Bud Frank Scholarship Endowment was established in the East Tennessee State
University Foundation by the ETSU friends and family of Bud and Daryl Frank. Interest from
the endowment is used to award scholarships to students majoring in Theatre and/or Dance.

ETSU James Norwood Scholarship

The ETSU James Norwood Scholarship Endowment was established in the East Tennessee
State University Foundation by the friends and family of James Norwood. Interest from the
endowment is used to award scholarships to students majoring in Theatre and/or Dance.

ETSU Public Performance Scholarship

The ETSU Public Performance Scholarship Endowment was established in the East Tennessee
State University Foundation. Interest from the endowment is used to award scholarships to
first-time out-of-state students in the arts, waiving out-of-state tuition.

Friends of Theatre Scholarship

The ETSU Friends of Theatre Scholarship Endowment was established in the East Tennessee
State University Foundation by the ETSU Friends of Theatre. Interest from the endowment is
used to award scholarships to students majoring in Theatre and/or Dance.

Diversity in Acting Scholarship

The purpose of the Diversity in Acting Scholarship is to provide supporting funds for deserving
out-of-state students who are active majors within the Division.

Honors-In-Discipline Scholarship

Students may apply to the Division of Theatre & Dance Honors-in-Discipline program as
entering freshmen, as transfers, or as students already enrolled at ETSU. Forms and program
details may be obtained by contacting at 423-439-5687.

Qualifications:

  • For entering freshman a high school GPA of 3.2 and an ACT of 25 or an SAT of 1140.
  • Current ETSU student: must enter in their freshman or sophomore year with an overall ETSU GPA of 3.2.
  • Transfer students: must enter in their freshman or sophomore year with an overall GPA of 3.2.