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Graduate Assistantships & Scholarships

Villanova Theatre

The VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY Theatre Department is now accepting applications for graduate assistantships and scholarships for the Fall 2021 Master's in Theatre program. Villanova's program is the only theatre MA in the United States that places equal emphasis on scholarly and creative work. Our multi-faceted degree program prepares students from a variety of disciplines to succeed on stage, behind-the-scenes and in the classroom. The two-year, comprehensive MA provides crucial tools for the developing theatre practitioner, educator, or scholar. The Theatre Department offers competitive graduate assistantships (full tuition remission and a stipend) in Set, Costume, and Properties Construction, and Marketing/PR. Merit-based Scholarships are available in Acting and Research.

Education Level: 
Bachelor's Degree
To Apply

In order to be considered for a graduate assistantship or scholarship, applications must be submitted by Feb. 1, 2021. Applications should include:

  1. A completed application for admission to the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (including three letters of recommendation, a resume of relevant experience and undergraduate transcripts. Acting scholar applicants should include a headshot.)
  2. Theatre Department Scholarship & Assistantship Application

Interviews/Auditions will be held on Friday, February 19, 2021. Please contact Graduate Program Coordinator, Kevin Esmond at or call 610-519-4760 with any questions. To apply, please visit