Atlantic Scholarships

Need and Merit based scholarships

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Scholarships are based on merit and need. The admissions department will assess an applicant’s audition and application. Must be 18+ to apply.

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Practical Aesthetics Scholarship

This is Atlantic’s annual early decision scholarship for Full-Time Conservatory & Evening Conservatory. Candidates are considered based on merit and need demonstrated by the overall strength of their audition and application. Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Admissions office at Atlantic Acting School.

The Atlantic Acting School offers a limited number of partial and full scholarships for select incoming students for the Full-Time Conservatory and Evening Conservatory. When applying to the Professional Conservatory, students will be assessed for scholarship eligibility based upon their merit, prior training and experience, overall promise and financial need.

The Practical Aesthetics Scholarship applications will be accepted in November each year. Once you apply you will be contacted by admissions to schedule your in-person or Skype audition at the top of December. Applicants will then be notified of acceptance and awards in early January.



– Headshot & Resume

– Link to Video Audition: Audition material should show you performing a 1-2 minute monologue from a full length contemporary (published 1950 – present) stage play.

– One Letter of Recommendation: Letters of recommendation should be from teachers, colleagues, employers, or professionals who can attest to your work ethic, talent, and dedication to your craft.

– Artist Statement: In honoring the Atlantic motto “create your own work,” write a 500 word essay/artist statement about the work that you desire to create as a theater artist and how the Practical Aesthetics philosophy fits into your vision.

– Scholarship Statement: Whether it be need-based and/or merit based, this is your opportunity to tell us what makes you unique and deserving of a full scholarship. (Approximately 250 words).


Work Study

Fully enrolled students have the opportunity to apply for a work study award. Some applicants will receive an award, based on financial need and work study eligibility. Work study awards are $500 per year, are applied directly to tuition costs and require approximately 50 hours of work in exchange.


Scholarship Policy

In the event of a student withdrawing from or being dismissed from the program before the year’s completion, any scholarship awards will be forfeited. Students must remain in good standing with all school policies, attendance, and evaluations as well as fulfill all duties as an Atlantic student, per the student contract, in order to continue receiving their scholarship award. This scholarship award is only applicable to the tuition of the program, there will be no cash award given.