This scholarship requires supplemental information

 
 

Chancellor's Dr. JoAnn C. McDowell Theatre TuitionWaiver Scholarship

The University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor’s Dr. JoAnn C. McDowell Theatre Tuition Waiver Scholarship is a two semester full-time tuition waiver, twelve (12) credits per semester. This scholarship is limited to attendance at the Anchorage or PWSCC campus and to students who are formally admitted into a Theatre degree-seeking program. It is the intent of the scholarship to be granted to incoming students who are admitted in a Theater degree-seeking program at PWSCC or those students who were admitted into a Theatre degree-seeking program at PWSCC and who are now admitted into a Theater degree-seeking program at UAA.

Qualifications:

  • Applicant should demonstrate motivation, academic and leadership potential.
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing with a high school minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and/or cumulative college grade point average of 3.0.
  • Applicant must be formally admitted into a Theatre degree-seeking program at the University of Alaska Anchorage or Prince William Sound Community College.
  • Applicant must plan on enrolling full-time (twelve (12) credits) at the University of Alaska Anchorage (Anchorage campus only) or PWSCC.
  • Applicant may be a U.S. citizen, non-U.S. citizen, Alaska resident, or out-of-state resident.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in the semester for which the award is made.
  • Performance applicants must submit a 1-2 minute recording of a performance. Design applicants must submit a portfolio of set and/or costume designs (4-10 pieces). Technical/Management applicants must submit a promptbook or other evidence of activity or achievement.
  • Preference will be given to Alaska high school graduates.
  • Preference will be given to Alaska residents.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are not possible Alaskan Scholars or Great Achievers (this does not however limit UA Scholars or Great Achievers from applying). 
  • It is the intent of the scholarship to be granted to incoming students who are admitted in a Theatre degree-seeking program at PWSCC or those students who were admitted into a Theatre degree-seeking program at PWSCC and who are now admitted into a Theatre degree-seeking program at UAA.

To Apply:

  1. Please make sure you meet all of the qualifications above
  2. Login to UAOnline and complete the Scholarship Application
  3. Submit the following information to qualify for this scholarship:
  • Performance applicants must submit a 1-2 minute recording of a performance.
  • Design applicants must submit a portfolio of set and/or costume designs (4-10 pieces).
  • Technical/Management applicants must submit a prompt book or other evidence of activity or achievement.
  • Supplemental information must be mailed (or dropped off) to the UAA Office of Student Financial Assistance by the deadline (not postmarked by the deadline).  Please submit info in a sealed envelope ATTN: Dr. Joann C. McDowell Scholarship.
Mailing Address
UAA Office of Student Financial Assistance
ATTN: Dr. Joann C. McDowell Scholarship
PO Box 141608
Anchorage AK 99514

Physical Address:
UAA at the University Center
3901 Old Seward
Anchorage AK 99503