Student on stage reading among his peers, who are listening to him perform.

Theatre Scholarships

Substantial, annually renewable scholarships are available to theatre majors through a number of endowments. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of student auditions in the area of emphasis (performance or design/technology), high school or junior college grade point average, and ACT or SAT scores. To apply for a scholarship, select the appropriate application type below, complete the application, and email it to us at You may also mail your application to the address below.

Applications may also be mailed to:

MSU Texas Department of Theatre
Attention: Theatre Scholarship
Fain Fine Arts Center B112
Midwestern State University
3410 Taft Boulevard
Wichita Falls, Texas 76308

Student Assistantships

In addition to scholarships, a number of student assistantships, salaried at the level of minimum wage, offer dedicated theatre majors the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to gain "real world" experience that bolsters their marketability for graduate school and careers in theatre. To apply for a student assistantship, complete the application, then email it to You may also mail your application to the address above.

⨠ Publicity/Box Office

Student assistants create the season brochure, programs for each MSU Theatre production, and other promotional materials. Other duties include organizing and running the MSU Theatre Box Office, designing and mounting lobby displays, and scheduling photo calls and television interviews.

⨠ Costume Shop

Student assistants create the costumes and costume accessories for MSU Theatre productions, under the supervision of the faculty comstume designer. Many costumes are newly constructed while some are pulled from costume storage and modified.

⨠ Scene Shop

Working under the faculty supervisor of the scene shop, a group of student assistants create the scenery for MSU Theatre productions. They also help with the construction of properties and with the implementation of lighting.