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Theater - Fine Arts Scholarship


The Fine Arts Scholarship in Theater is awarded to incoming students who have demonstrated ability and exceptional potential for growth in theater— including performance and technical theater— and who plan to actively participate in theater at Augsburg.

To be considered for a Fine Arts Scholarship in Theater, applicants must:

  • Complete the Fine Arts Scholarship section on the Augsburg University application
  • Audition

Amount: $3,000/year

Application Deadline: All fine arts students who have been offered admission by January 11, 2019, will be invited to audition in the January 25, 2019, Fine Arts Scholarship recognition event.  After January 25, 2019 applicants who are accepted and will be considered for the Fine Arts Scholarship on a rolling basis until April 1, 2019. The Admissions Office will connect with students once they are admitted to complete the Fine Arts Scholarship process including scheduling the audition and or interview.

If you are a TRANSFER STUDENT who would like to apply upon your admission to Augsburg University, you can do so by contacting your Transfer Admissions Counselor. Final deadline for Transfer students to apply for the Fine Arts Scholarship is August 1, 2019.

In order to audition for a Theater Scholarship, you must first be admitted to Augsburg University and plan to be a full-time student seeking your first bachelor’s degree.  Students currently enrolled at Augsburg University may not apply.  Scholarship recipients need not major in theater, but must actively participate in theater productions and other departmental activities. You will be contacted to schedule an audition only after you have been admitted to Augsburg University. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT Josh Owens at or 612-330-1585.


Theater Performance: Prepare two short pieces of contrasting style of your choice (comedy/tragedy, classic/contemporary, etc.) totaling two and a half minutes. Please do not use dialects. No introduction is required; simply name the play and character which you will be performing and begin your scene. You are expected to memorize these scenes. If you have any questions regarding the monologues, please contact Darcey Engen, Do not hesitate to contact her.


Technical Theater: Prepare a work sample which may include photographs or models of costumes, sets, or other aspects of theater you have worked on. Prepare a three- to five-minute presentation in which you explain the sample and provide an overview of your work.