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The Leighton M. Ballew Directing Scholarship is awarded to a graduate student studying directing at an accredited university. The award is named after Dr. Leighton M. Ballew who served as Chair of the Drama Department (now Theatre and Film Studies) at the University of Georgia for more than 40 years.
Award Amount: $2,500
In addition to the cash prize, one scholar will receive free one-year SETC student membership, free registration for the 2023 SETC Convention, and photo and bio recognition on the SETC website.
Candidates must meet these qualifications to be eligible for this scholarship:
- You must be planning to attend an accredited program of graduate studies in Theatre Directing during the 2022-2023 academic year.
- You must have graduated from, be currently attending, or have plans to attend an accredited academic institution in one of the following 10 states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or West Virginia.