Prospective Students

Merit and Talent Scholarships

Theater Arts Student

Achievement Awards

Achievement Awards—up to $17,500 per year

Basis: Awarded to students who have superior academic records and have demonstrated an unusual degree of leadership and accomplishment in school or community activities.

Submission: Entering freshmen students who meet all submission deadlines will be considered by the Office of Admissions at the point of their completed application.

Renewal policy: Academic good standing with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Please note: Awards will be based on information submitted at the time of application.

Art Awards

Art Awards—up to $3,500 per year

Basis: Departmental determination based upon slide samples of work (no portfolio, please).

Submission: Students are encouraged to apply to the University by Phase I (Nov. 15). Please indicate on the application your interest in the award.  Samples of your work must be submitted no later than January 15.

Renewal policy: Academic good standing with at least a 2.5 GPA and departmental review of work; major required.

Creative Writing Awards

Creative Writing Awards—up to $3,500 per year

Basis: Awards, determined by the department, are based upon one of the following: Five poems; two short stories; a chapter from a novel; two personal essays; and/or three examples of literary journalism: reviews of books, movies, music, etc.

Submission: Students are encouraged to apply to the University by Phase I (Nov. 15). Please indicate on the application your interest in the award. Samples of your work must be submitted no later than January 15.

Renewal policy: Academic good standing with at least a 2.5 GPA; major required.

Music Awards

Basis: Departmental determination based upon application and audition to the School of Music.   Those living beyond 200 miles from campus may submit a recorded audition.  For more information call the School of Music at 909-748-8014.

Submission: Music scholarships are offered based on the audition evaluation.  The University of Redlands offers fall admission in two phases: Early Action (Nov. 15) and Regular Decision (Jan. 15). Applications submitted beyond these deadlines will be considered on a space available basis.

Renewal policy: Academic good standing with at least a 3.0 GPA with requirement of private music study and participation in a major conducted ensemble

Presidential Scholarships

Presidential Scholarships—$2,500 per year

Basis: Holistic review of application includes emphasis on course rigor and course load in a college prepratory curriculum with balance of leadership and community service. Recipients come from the top portion of the entering class and in the upper quartile of GPA, SAT and/or ACT Composite scores.

Submission: No deadline. Awards are automatically determined by the Office of Admissions.

Renewal policy: Academic good standing with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Please note: Scholarship will be determined by information submitted at the time of application.  

Theatre Awards

Theatre Awards—up to $3,500 per year

Basis: Awards, determined by the department, are based upon review of the student's University admission essay and theatre resume. Optional : Students interested in performance may submit an audition DVD that illustrates performance work (maximum 3 minutes, no in-person auditions). Students interested in design and production may submit a portfolio in the form of annotated slide samples (that indicate student's role in realizing the work).

Submission: Students are encouraged to apply to the University by Phase I (Nov. 15). Please indicate on the application your interest in the award, and include a resume that documents the breadth and depth of your experience in theatre. Resume must be submitted no later than January 15.

Renewal policy: Academic good standing with at least a 2.5 GPA and department review of work; major required.


Thurber, an English bulldog, is the University's mascot.
Thurber

He is named after Clarence Howe Thurber, University president from 1933-37.

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