We encourage deserving students to pursue college degrees in Theater Arts. cwACT offers one, $300 college scholarship for the academic year. All applications for the Fall 2023 Semester is due by May 1st.

How to Apply
Access a copy of the application using the link. Download, fill out, and return to [email protected]


The scholarship is awarded to the recipient for one academic year, in the amount of $300, and may be spent on tuition or college-related expenses. The scholarship is made directly to the student. Applications may be submitted throughout the year but no later than May 1st for the Fall 2023 semester. It must be a graduating Senior in Central Wisconsin Area or currently attending a University in the Central Wisconsin Area.

Any high school student interested in pursing an undergraduate degree in Theater Arts. The scholarship is not entirely merit based, so the student need not possess a high grade point average. We look for students with a passion for theater.


Use the application OR a separate page to answer all four of the following essay questions in total. Please keep answers to 300 words or less :

  • 1. Describe your passion for theater.
  • 2. Describe a theater-related challenge you’ve encountered (i.e., acting, directing, rehearsing, set construction, etc.) and explain how you resolved it.
  • 3. Describe a situation, such as; a performance, rehearsal or a any group project in which you demonstrated initiative and your willingness to do more than asked.
  • 4. Describe how this scholarship will help you.

Email your application to: [email protected]

Or, mail your application to:

cwACT Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 584
Stevens Point, WI 54481


The 2018 cwACT Scholarship Recipient
Noah plans to attend UWSP and hopes to pursue the theater program