DeSales University – $5000 scholarship opportunities (renewable for 3 years for a total of $20,000) will be offered to the recipients of: Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role and Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. Recipients need not be seniors, scholarships will be held for all recipients that apply for and are accepted to DeSales University in the theatre major.
Muhlenberg College – The Muhlenberg College Scholarship consists of $5,000 Annual Scholarship to the Department of Theatre & Dance, renewable for three years, to a student attending a school which participates in the 2013 FREDDY© Awards program who has been accepted by and decides to attend Muhlenberg College.
For more information, please contact: Charles Richter, Director of Theatre at email@example.com or by phone at 484-664-3330.
Centenary College – Scholarships will be offered to every recipient of a 2013 Freddy© Award as follows: $1000 scholarship per year, renewable for three subsequent years. Students need not be seniors; scholarships will be held for lower classmen until they apply and are accepted. Scholarships may be used for any major, and can be used in conjunction with any other scholarship(s) they may receive to Centenary College.
Northampton Community College – The 2013 Northampton Community College Scholarship consists of $1,000 Annual Scholarship renewable for a second year to a student attending a school which participates in the 2013 FREDDY© Awards program who has been accepted by and decides to attend Northampton Community College.
Download the Application Form – Deadline – May 1st
The Express-Times, a sponsor of the 2013 FREDDY© Awards, will once again offer a paid summer internship to the recipient of the 2013 Student Achievement Award, which is announced at the FREDDY© Awards Ceremony. The Express-Times is dedicated to matching the skills of the student with the company’s needs. Therefore, aspects of the internship could include writing/reviewing, photography/illustration, layout/design, marketing or business, depending on the student’s strengths and interests. Teachers in participating schools are invited to make recommendations for students who have given their time and talent towards their production in a backstage capacity, such as a stage manager, stage crew, scenic design, student/assistant directors and choreographers and has consistently demonstrated a positive work ethic.
Download the 2013 Student Achievement with Internship application.
Dexter Baker Educational Impact Award was introduced in an effort to recognize the broad educational benefit derived from students participating in high school musicals. Overall this award considers how you plan to connect your musical production to other areas of academic study (i.e. connecting a production of 1776 to an American history curriculum; connecting the management of the production schedule and/or budget to business management classes etc…) Please be specific regarding teaching methods, strategies for involving the broader school community, and the anticipated outcome of these efforts.
***The Nominating Committee selects the school or schools to receive this award; however, an award will only be given in this category if there are worthy candidates.***
Civic Theatre Emerging Young Director Award and Internship – This will be awarded to a student director who has an interest in a directing career or avocation and has shown not only aptitude but enthusiasm for the art of directing. Teachers can nominate student directors and/or choreographers who would be interested in working as assistant director on a summer show at Civic Theatre of Allentown, assisting Artistic Director William Sanders. This award pays a stipend.
Download the application. – Deadline – May 3rd
MARY V. TURNBACH, $4,000 in cash awards
- $1,000 cash to the school that is awarded the 2013 FREDDY © for Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical
- $1,000 cash to the school that is awarded the 2013 FREDDY© for Outstanding Performance by an Orchestra
- $500 cash to the school that is awarded the 2013 FREDDY© for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
- $500 cash to the school that is awarded the 2013 FREDDY© for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
- $500 cash to the school that is awarded the 2013 FREDDY© for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
- $500 cash to the school that is awarded the 2013 FREDDY© for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
The Pines Dinner Theatre Star of Tomorrow Performance Award and Internship – This will be awarded to two students, one male and one female, who are interested in a professional career in musical theatre performance. Students can apply or teachers may nominate students who would be interested / benefit from the performance internship in the summer production at the Pines Dinner Theatre. Applicants / nominees will be required to schedule an audition with the theatre. This award pays a stipend.
Download the application. – Deadline – March 22nd
Pennsylvania Youth Ballet / Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley – Three week scholarships to the Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Summer Dance Intensive are available to all nominees for the FREDDY© Award for Outstanding Performance by a Featured Dancer. Nominees may choose three weeks out of the six week program that best fits their schedule. Nominees will receive a certificate after nominations are announced with further details.
Arts Community of Easton (ACE) Performing Arts Scholarship – Recipient Alan Mendez, Salisbury High School, awarded December 3, 2012.