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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Fine Arts Talent Award- This link will take you to the application: Fine Arts Talent Award For Academic year 2014

January 18, 2014; We invite high school seniors to visit Ohio University's Division of Theater. You will have a chance to meet many members of our faculty, tour our theaters and shops, and audition or interview for scholarship awards. We look forward to meeting you!

*Note: In order to be eligible for scholarship students must submit the FAFSA

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Ohio University's campus Kantner Hall

Upperclassman- Every spring (look for fliers in March) upperclassman have an opportunity to apply for additional scholarship money. David Haugen is the head of Scholarship Committee and in Spring Semester students submit essays pertaining to the request for additional scholarships. The students also have three School of Theater faculty members sign off as references on their essays.


Graduate Assistantships- Many (but not all) of our graduate students are awarded some kind of financial aid package, following the table below.

Type of Support Stipend Tuition Waiver Hours required per week
Per Semester
Full Stipend and
Full Tuition Waiver $5,445 $4,094 15‐20 hours/week

Half Stipend and
Full Tuition Waiver $2,722 $4,094 8‐10 hours/week

Half Stipend and
Half Tuition Waiver $2,722 $2,047 8 hours/week

Full Tuition Waiver
ONLY          $900   $3,194 6 hours/week

You are expected to begin your service work during the first week of classes.