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Theatre Financial Aid Opportunities

The College is dedicated to helping students and their families make attendance at Limestone a reality, regardless of their financial situation.   Limestone participates in all applicable federal and state financial aid programs including Pell Grants, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Work Study, and all federal loan programs (Perkins, Stafford, Subsidized, Unsubsidized, and Parent Loans). South Carolina residents are eligible for South Carolina Tuition Grants, Palmetto Fellows, LIFE, and HOPE Scholarships, while special grants are available for those who reside outside South Carolina.

Limestone awards many institutional scholarships based on the following criteria: academic merit, need, leadership, Cherokee County residency, and performance in music, art, theatre, and athletics.   The College also offers an institutional work-study program, providing employment on campus.

Numerous scholarships are available to Theatre Majors, Musical Theatre Majors, and English/Theatre Majors.  The Limestone College Theatre Department provides financial support for majors participating in the area of acting, directing, stage management, musical theatre, and technical theatre (constructing and designing sets, costumes, and lights).  Activity grants are available to non-majors who participate in Limestone Theatre by acting in productions or constructing sets and costumes.  Students at Limestone have the opportunity to work both on and offstage in up to eight  annual productions.

Financial awards for Theatre Majors range from $2,000-4,500.   Theatre Majors must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA and participate in at least one production each semester (either as an actor a technician).   Please call Dr Tim Baxter-Ferguson at 1-800-795-7151 ext 4502 to find out how to apply for a Theatre Major Scholarship.

The Limestone College Theatre Department also provides financial support for Non-Majors participating in the areas of acting, directing, stage management, and technical theatre (constructing and designing sets, costumes, and lights).   Financial awards for Non-Majors range from $500-$2,000.   Recipients of the Theatre Activity Grants must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA and complete at least 50 hours of service in the Theatre Department (either as a performer or technician).

Please contact Dr Carrie Ameling to find out more about a Theatre Activity Grant at 1-800-795-7151 ext 8234

For more Financial Aid information, please visit the Financial Aid webpage..