Theatre & Dance
Holloway Hall

Scholarships & Awards

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Meritorious, Presidential, and Fulton Scholarships

Visit Financial Aid for information about University scholarships. 

Bobbi Biron Theatre Scholarship

AUDITIONS

SATURDAY, MARCH 29th, 2014

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. by appointment

Fulton School Black Box Theatre at Salisbury University

The Biron Theatre Scholarship (up to $2,000 a year for four years) is awarded to an incoming freshman theatre major with a declared track in performance or design & production who has achieved a 3.0 high school GPA and shown outstanding dedication and exceptional promise in theatre. The following requirements must also be met for consideration (click here for more details and directions).   

  • SU Admissions Application

  • Biron Scholarship Application

  • Theatre Résumé

  • Performance Audition or Portfolio Review

  • Faculty Interview

Email Dr. T. Paul Pfeiffer at tppeiffer@salisbury.edu for more information.

Schedule appointment by filling out our online application here.

The scholarship is credited to the student's account. The recipient may qualify for annual renewal if the stipulations and requirements are met, including a full-time load, 3.0 GPA, contribution to all productions under the guidance of the Bobbi Biron Theatre Program artistic director, and serving as a student representative to and for the theatre program and the Department of Theatre and Dance. 

Gerald and Bette Jane Patt Scholarship in Theatre

This is awarded (up to $300) to an incoming freshman theatre major with declared track who has achieved a 3.0 GPA and shown outstanding achievement and promise in theatre. The scholarship is credited to the student's account. The recipient may qualify for annual renewal if the stipulations and requirements are met, including a full-time load, 3.0 GPA, contribution to all productions under the guidance of the theatre artistic director, and serving as a student representative to and for the theatre program and the department. Email Dr. T. Paul Pfeiffer at tppeiffer@salisbury.edu for more information. ________________________________________________________________________________

Honors Convocation Awards Committee

Co-Chairs

Mary Norton, Artistic Director, SU Dance Company

Dr. T. Paul Pfeiffer, Artistic Director, Bobbi Biron Theatre Program

 

Each spring semester, a campus-wide Honors Convocation recognizes students who have made outstanding contributions to campus life and who have distinguished themselves academically. High-achieving students in Theatre and Dance are presented with the following:

Leland Starnes Memorial Scholarship in Theatre

Scholarship to one sophomore or junior theatre major whose work has demonstrated promise in growth as an artist, whose pursuit of excellence is foremost, and whose habits reflect professionalism. The scholarship is given as an academic memorial in honor of Dr. Leland Starnes who firmly established the reputation of Salisbury University for quality theatre. Students are considered by application to the department chair in February of each spring semester. The criteria for eligibility is sophomore or junior status as a Theatre-BA major; full-time enrollment and a minimum 3.0 GPA at the start of spring term; and, background and participation in theatre. 

The Thomas Gordon Anderson Award in Design and Technology

This is awarded to one full-time student whose who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and effort in design and technical production.  The award is given as an academic memorial in honor of Thomas Gordon Anderson, the father of Thomas E. Anderson, SU’s Theatre Department Technical Director. Students are considered by application to the department chair in March of each spring semester. The criteria for eligibility is status as full-time enrollment regardless of major and a minimum 3.0 GPA at the start of fall term; and, participation in all theatre productions under the guidance of theatre technical director. Email Dr. T. Paul Pfeiffer at tppeiffer@salisbury.edu for more information.

The Ruby Aileen Anderson Award in Acting and Performance

This is awarded to one full-time student whose who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and promise in acting and performance.  The award is given as an academic memorial in honor of Ruby Aileen Anderson, the mother of Thomas E. Anderson, SU’s Theatre Department Technical Director. Students are considered by application to the department chair in March of each spring semester. The criteria for eligibility is status as full-time enrollment regardless of major and a minimum 3.0 GPA at the start of fall term; and, participation in all theatre productions under the guidance of theatre technical director. Email Dr. T. Paul Pfeiffer at tppeiffer@salisbury.edu for more information.

Joanne Young Award in Theatre

Monetary awards to two theatre majors who have demonstrated hard work, dependability and dedication to the art and craft of theatre.

National Dance Association Outstanding Dance Minor Award

Certificate to an outstanding dance minor who demonstrates scholarship defined by a 3.0 overall GPA, 3.3 minor GPA, and at least 15 hours in and current enrollment in dance, participation and membership in the SU Dance Company, and leadership in dance.