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Samuel H. Scripps Scholarships


Apply today for a scholarship to pursue higher education in the fields of performance, presentation, or arts administration!

Application deadline: May 10, 2021


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Have you seen a BAM school-time performance or participated in a BAM Education program? Two-year, four-year, and graduate student scholarships are awarded each year to students who have participated in BAM Education programs and are now pursuing higher education in the fields of performance, presentation, or arts administration.

This scholarship was established to honor the memory of former BAM trustee Samuel Scripps, a spirited world traveler and a generous patron of the arts whose life was dedicated to supporting theater and dance.

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants must:
• have completed or attended at least one BAM Education program between kindergarten and 12th grade.
• currently be a high school senior, undergraduate student (associate or bachelor’s degree candidate), or graduate student (master’s or doctoral degree candidate).
• be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited institution for the fall 2021 semester (as determined by the institution).
• be pursuing, or intend to pursue, a major or concentrate in the arts, including all performing arts disciplines, art administration, and production. No exceptions will be made.

When is the application deadline?
May 10, 2021

When is the deadline for letters of recommendation?
May 17, 2021

What is the Program timeline?
Application Open: March 15, 2021
• Application Deadline: May 10, 2021
• Recommendation Deadline: May 17, 2021
• Notification of Selection Results: June 2021
• Funds Disbursed: August 2021

Apply at

For more information, contact Mecca Madyun at

For technical questions and assistance, contact International Scholarship and Tuition Services (ISTS) at 855-670-ISTS (4787) or

The Samuel H. Scripps BAM Scholarship Fund is made possible by The SHS Foundation

Samuel H. Scripps BAM Scholarship Fund Brochure