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Student Travel Award Revived for 2022

OVS will begin accepting applications in early September for its Travel Awards for USITT22 in Baltimore, MD. Three awards of $750 will be available to encourage student attendance and participation in the national conference. Application deadline will be December 3rd, 2021.

To be eligible students must:

  • Be a registered undergraduate or graduate student in good standing (G.P.A. 3.0 or better)

  • Be enrolled in an institution whose members are active in the Ohio Valley Section of USITT.

  • The student's faculty sponsor must be a current member of USITT National and the OVS.

Students should submit the following:

  • Application form with cover letter (see additional questions in link found on the OVS website)

  • Current resume

  • Faculty sponsor letter of recommendation (sent separately by sponsor)

  • Unofficial transcript

  • Three sample projects with descriptions, NOT your portfolio

    • Work samples may be an assortment of artwork and photos; they may be class and/or realized work. Recommended file format for all photos is JPEG 72dpi.

    • A selection of prompt book pages or general organizational papers (i.e. rehearsal reports, performance reports, fitting schedules, tracking sheets for properties, production schedules) should be included for production, wardrobe, prop and stage managers. Organizational paperwork could be included for designers and technicians as well. BE SELECTIVE. Please do not send more than 10 total pages of paperwork.

    • Sound designers may submit brief composed or mastered recordings as part of their application. Please use .wav format.

    • All work MUST include descriptions

  • Please assemble your application into a single PDF (.wav files excepted)

PDF should be sent to:

Scholarship Committee Chair

Ken Clothier M.F.A.

Follow this link for full details:

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