Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen

To apply for a scholarship:

  1. Apply for admission to CSUB,
  2. Fill out the scholarship application at, and
  3. Contact the Theatre Program Chair at (661) 654-2240 or to arrange an audition and/or interview.

The Fine Arts Merit Award Scholarship (FAMAS) is a four-year scholarship specifically for incoming freshmen from Kern County. Awardees receive $1000 each year. An audition or interview, a short essay, and a letter of recommendation are needed.  Information about the FAMAS can be found here.

The Theatre Programs's scholarship fund, "Ham & Wry," is sometimes awarded to promising incoming freshmen. There also may be other CSUB scholarships for which you qualify. 

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