The Catholic University of America

Scholarships and Financial Aid

The Drama Department awards Scholarships and assigns Teaching Assistantships for Graduate Students in the programs as follows:

 

MFA Acting:

For each class enrolled (one every three years) up to 5 full tuition scholarships and 5 half tuition scholarships will be awarded.  The scholarships cover 100% or 50% of the tuition cost of all three years.

 

MFA Directing:

For each class enrolled (one every three years) two teaching assistantships will be awarded.  The assistantships provide 100% remission of tuition as well as a stipend for all three years.

 

MFA Playwriting:

Every year two full tuition scholarships will be awarded, covering 100% of tuition costs for all three years.

 

MA Theatre History and Criticism

Each year three 25% tuition scholarships will be awarded.  The scholarships cover 25% of tuition costs for either full-time or part-time study.

 

MA Theatre Education

Each year 3 scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded.  Some students in this program may also qualify for the University’s 50% tuition waiver available to MA applicants who teach in Catholic Schools.  (Catholic School Teachers Tuition Waiver for half of the student's tuition can be considered for full-time teachers, counselors, and librarians in Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools.)

 

All applicants are considered for the scholarships available and no separate application for a scholarship is necessary.