Theatre Scholarships & Financial Aid

During your time at Baker, you will be eligible for various types of financial aid and scholarships. General academic scholarships and scholarships for participation in campus activities are awarded starting your freshman year. Departmental scholarships awarded for academic excellence are awarded annually at the Honors Symposium, held each spring. Each scholarship stipulates in which year of study you are eligible.

Financial Aid

You may be eligible for state, federal and private loans and grants throughout your college career. To learn about the types of financial aid available to you and the application process, visit the financial aid page.

Scholarships in Your First Year

The Department of Theatre offers participation scholarships to those who are active in theatre performances on campus. Auditions and interviews are held for those interested in performing and working in technical theatre. To apply, please submit a scholarship application and ask two teachers to complete a teacher recommendation.

You may also be eligible for participation awards from other departments. See participation awards to learn what is available to incoming freshmen and transfer students.

Based on your high school GPA and ACT or SAT scores, you may be eligible for one of several general academic scholarships. Learn which academic scholarships are available in your first year.

Scholarships in Subsequent Years of Study

As you delve further into your studies, departmental scholarships for academic success are awarded. The recipients of almost all of these awards are announced each year at the Honors Symposium, held toward the end of the spring semester.

The Department of Theatre gives these awards with financial prizes to be applied to the following year's tuition:

  • Mildred Hunt Riddle Departmental Recognition Scholarship for Theatre
  • Mark Harrison Morris Memorial Scholarship