Congratulations to Matthew Johnson and JJ Niemann, the recipients of the 2015 NCTC William Rackley Undergraduate Theatre Scholarship! Matthew and JJ will split the $3,000 prize! Matthew is a rising senior Musical Theatre and Acting major at East Carolina University, and JJ is a rising junior at Elon University, majoring in Musical Theatre, with a minor in Business Administration.
“I am honored to receive the William Rackley Undergraduate Theatre Scholarship. It will lift a huge financial burden off my family and me. Receiving this scholarship will allow me to continue to stay focused on my theatre education and make the most of my final year at East Carolina University. Thank you so very much to the NCTC Scholarship Committee!” – Matthew Johnson
NCTC awards two $3,000 scholarships in alternating years: the Constance Welsh Memorial Scholarship, which supports undergraduate or graduate study in the field of Theatre for Youth or Theatre Arts Education; and the William Rackley Undergraduate Theatre Scholarship, supporting undergraduates studying in the field of theatre/drama.
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The Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) also offers several college scholarships. Click here for more information.