Financial Aid

Theatre Scholarships

Award Amount

Amounts vary at the discretion of Theatre Department faculty. There are a limited number of scholarships awarded each year.

Theatre scholarships are provided for a maximum of eight semesters.

Available To

Undergraduate Kirkland Campus First-Year and Running Start Students
Undergraduate Kirkland Campus Transfer Students


Recognized theatrical performance or design/technical talent with active participation in theatre production as determined by Theatre Department faculty.


Theatre Scholarship auditions for new students enrolling in the Fall Term must be completed by the annual audition deadline. Learn more and sign up here.


A submitted Northwest University application is required for audition. Auditions are generally held on-campus. Learn more and sign up for a live audition with Theatre Department faculty.


Recipients must participate in at least one theatrical performance per semester while enrolled at NU. Failure to meet these requirements results in loss of theatre scholarship. In addition, recipients must meet satisfactory academic progress standards.