Eastern Michigan University
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Scholarship Opportunities

We want to help you achieve your goals, and financial assistance may be available for qualified students.

CMTA is pleased to announce scholarships that are now available through our department (application and criteria [PDF]— due by April 1):

  • Gail W. Compton Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Worth H. Kramer Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Julia Catherine Niswender Endowed TWIN Scholarship
  • James Gordon “Doc” and Aniceta Eidymt Patterson Endowed Scholarship
  • Rev. Clarence Rivers Mentorship Award

Theatre Arts offers endowed scholarships and CMTA Excellence Awards

For information on theatre-specific awards, please visit the EMU Theatre scholarship page.

Additional scholarships are available, some specific to students with majors within communication, media and theatre arts and some are offered campus-wide. Please be certain to also visit the EMU Office of Financial Aid site.

Graduate Assistantships

Full and part-time opportunities are available each academic year. Dr. Nick Romerhausen coordinates the graduate assistants who serve as instructors for CTAC 124: Foundations of Speech Communication. Assistantships associated with theatre arts programs are coordinated by Dr. Lee Stille.

Applications must be submitted online by February 15 to be consideration for the next academic year. Potential graduate assistants must complete a 250-word essay/letter of interest and a resume that are uploaded as part of the online application. Additionally, two recommendation forms [PDF] must be completed and submitted by the recommender to:

Dr. Nick Romerhausen — nromerha@emich.edu
124 Quirk
Ypsilanti, MI 48197