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Theater and Dance

Application procedures may vary.  For additional information or application procedures, contact the department or visit their website:  http://www.jmu.edu/theatre/tscholarships.htm

Horace Burr Scholarship

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:

Endowed Scholarship established by the Stratford Players of the Communication Department in honor of Horace Burr. Intended for students concentrating in theatre who have demonstrated excellence in academic and practical theatre work.

 

Mary Latimer Cordner Scholarship

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:
Endowment principal. Established 1985 by M.L. Cordner to award scholarships to Junior and Senior students demonstrating excellence in academic and practical theatre work. The Director of the theatre unit will appoint a committee to select the recipient(s).
 

Dance Scholarship

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:
An endowed scholarship established to provide scholarships for dance students.
 

Earlynn J. Miller Scholarship for Dance

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:
Established by Dr. Earlynn Miller. The Donor's intention is for this scholarship to provide funds annually to one or more outstanding undergraduate student scholar(s) who demonstrate(s) high achievement in both academic and dance performance including diversity of dance forms and choreography, and leadership. These are to be determined at the discretion of the Dance Faculty, subject to the approval of the Director for the School of Theatre & Dance. As long as the selected student continues to meet the eligibility requirements for this scholarship, it may be renewed for up to three additional academic years. Beyond these criteria, the appointment of a student to this scholarship shall follow the University's guidelines for the awarding of scholarships.
 

Steven Snyder Memorial Award

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:
An endowed scholarship established by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Snyder in memory of their son for awards to students who have demonstrated creative work in theatre. Preference shall be given to students who have worked on productions generated by students. Recipients shall be determined by the theatre area faculty, with nominations coming from the faculty or the student drama group.
 

Stratford Players Scholarship

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:
An endowed scholarship established through an initial contribution by Dr. Mary Latimer Cordner to award scholarships to students demonstrating a high standard of academic and theatre production work. Recipients shall be Stratford Players members of incoming students who have demonstrated high academic and theatre production work. Recipients shall be chosen by a committee named by the faculty director of the academic theatre unit.

 

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  Contact Information:
   Warren Hall
   MSC 3519
   Harrisonburg, VA 22807
   540-568-7820 (phone) 
   540-568-7994 (fax)
   scholarships@jmu.edu
  

Susan K. Moyers
Associate Director for Grants & Scholarships
Email: moyerssk@jmu.edu   

 

Steven Cox

Assistant Director for Scholarships

Email: coxsn@jmu.edu

 

Vivian Ferris
Scholarship Coordinator

Email: ferrisvl@jmu.edu