G&S Theatre Arts Scholarship Application Open

April 17, 2018

Each year, the G&S Theatre Arts Scholarship awards a scholarship to individuals who qualify for post-secondary education and desire to pursue an education or a career in the performing arts, with applications currently being accepted in the categories of theatre arts and voice.

A spokesperson said, “The G&S Theatre Arts Scholarship Programme was established in 2004 to recognize and promote excellence in the academic and artistic abilities of students in Bermuda’ encourage students to continue the pursuit of their artistic and academic goals as they are essential to the development of a well-rounded education; and assist students from Bermuda in obtaining a college education.

“This year’s deadline for scholarship awards applications is May 31st, 2018 by 5pm.

“The Scholarship will be awarded annually and the normal award will be Bda$5,000 per annum. Successful applicants are not barred from subsequent applications for this Scholarship, but must demonstrate that at least a 3.0 Grade Average or equivalent has been maintained.

“The applicants must give proof of being enrolled in an undergraduate or post-graduate course in theatre arts or opera. A programme for Design & Production is also eligible.

“Applicants must be Bermudian or have sufficient connection with Bermuda to be regarded by the society, in its discretion, as Bermudian.

“The Scholarship will be awarded on the following basis: academic achievement; involvement in community and public service activities in Bermuda or elsewhere; leadership qualities and achievement in non-curricular activities including the arts and theatre; outline of scholar’s plans to finance his/her education; and type of programme in which enrolled.

“The G&S Scholarship Committee presents the following receipts of the 2017 G&S Scholarship: Chinyere Nwasike – Performing Arts; Marcus Smith – Performing Arts; and Kioshi Burgess – Performing Arts.

“For more information or to receive an application form, please email dsminors.actor@gmail.com or call 441-595-2474.”

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