Freshmen Scholarships

Nancy Necessary Pridemore and GeorgAnne Voland Buck Freshman Scholarships

New Freshmen Students

Students must present a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.3 (on a 4.0 scale) and combined SAT’s of 1100 (or higher) or an ACT of 24 (or higher) and demonstrate an outstanding level of achievement in theatre through a presentation of an audition or portfolio and interview. Students must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA at RU and good conduct to renew the scholarship each year.

Pridemore Scholarship:

Tuition Award: $3,000
Renewable for three additional years
Total award for over four years: $12,000

GeorgAnne Voland Buck Scholarship:

Tuition Award: $1,400 (first year only)

Students will be considered for these scholarships if the provide a complete application for admission to the University by mid-January of their senior year in high school. Applicants will be sent a scholarship packet requesting essays, letters of recommendations, and a listing of extracurricular activities, community service, honors, and awards to all qualifying applicants. Selected finalists will participate in an interview process at RU.