Scholarships & Prizes


Any first-year student entering The College of Wooster in Fall 2020.  Scholarships are awarded on the basis of acting, directing, playwriting, design and technology, stage management, and/or dance. Applicants need not be prospective Theatre and Dance majors.

Audition Dates

  • Fall, November 22-23, 2019 
  • Spring, January 24-25, 2020

Learn more and apply.


The Edward McCreight Prize in Dramatics is awarded to the senior in the department who has contributed the most in dramatics.

The Cummings-Rumbaugh Speech and Dramatics Prize is an award shared with the Department of Communication which honors the senior with the highest academic standing.

The William C. Craig Theatre Prize is awarded to the graduating senior who has made the greatest contribution to all areas of the theatre program.

Earline F. Brown Scholarship in Performing Arts is awarded in the Fall to a black student who has contributed significantly to the performing arts at Wooster.

Allardice-Wise Scholarship for Seniors (auditions will be held during the Spring semester of the junior year)

The Gladene "Deanie" Collins Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student for their senior year, with first preference given to a student with financial need who is involved in The College of Wooster dance program.