Toni K Weingarten Youth in Theatre Scholarship

Scholarship awarded for the 2022-2023 Academic Year

  • Awarding Department: School of Theatre & Dance
  • Scholarship Intent: This scholarship provides educational expenses for a transfer student from Laney College to complete their Junior and Senior years as a declared Theatre Arts major at San Francisco State University. Applicants must self-describe financial need but need not qualify for financial aid through FAFSA or the CA Dream Act. This scholarship is open to any student regardless of immigration status. Recipient must complete the SF State course work in two academic years. Recipient must remain in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Criteria: Applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:
    1) Recommendations from those who know student’s talents and motivation
    2) Proven aptitude at Laney College – grades and participation in productions
    3) Other proven interest and involvement in theatre outside of Laney
    4) Student’s application describing their interest in theatre and what they hope to pursue upon graduation from SF State.
  • Major: Single: Theatre Arts
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduating Senior; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Entering
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 12 UNITS; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: School of Theatre and Dance
  • Campus Address: CA 103
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1341
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: 1

up to 25,000
School of Theatre and Dance
Supplemental Questions
  1. What area of theatre do you wish to pursue in your studies and why? (acting, stage design, lighting, costumes, directing, etc)
  2. How were you introduced to theatre? (family, school, internet)
  3. What was your most memorable theatre experience, as participant or viewer and what made is so special?
  4. Tell us something about your personal and family background and history,
  5. What unique experiences or traits will you bring to the SF State Program?
  6. Please upload your latest transcript. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  7. Please upload current resume
  8. Letters of recommendation
  9. Letters of recommendation
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