Scholarships + Grants

Scholarships

First Year Scholarship:
You will receive a scholarship of $2,000 each quarter of your first year for a total of $6,000.

Teaching Assistantships (TA-SHIPS):
You will receive a TA-ship for one quarter of your second year. This will cover your entire tuition for that quarter and provide an additional stipend.

Production opportunities

You'll have access to:

  • A $5000 grant to help you bring to life your play, screenplay, or teleplay
  • Our first-class facilities and equipment, including professional cameras, lighting & sound equipment, computer labs, several professional stages, television and film studios with 180-degree cycloramas and full lighting grids, an extensive film library, as well as a blackbox studio that can be used for filming or staging works
  • An opportunity to see the professional actors of Remy Bumppo, an innovative Chicago theatre company, perform a directed reading of one of your pieces
  • Internships in LA, NY, or Chicago
  • Radio/TV/Film mediamaking courses
  • Facilities at School of Communication

Loans

Please contact the Graduate School at gradfinaid@northwestern.edu or view the website to see what loans you may be eligible for.

If you have questions, please contact us at 847 467-1157 or write@northwestern.edu.

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