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JM Family Scholarship
for Summer Theater Camp Information

The JM Family Scholarship Program provides financial assistance for students ages 7 to 18 to attend the Broward Center’s Summer Theater Camp and gain hands-on experience in musical theater, acting, dance, voice and technical production. Scholarships are awarded based on level of financial need. The application deadline for all sessions of Summer Theater Camp 2017 is April 10, 2017.

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Eligible students must reside in the tri-county area (Broward, Palm Beach or Miami-Dade) year-round.
  • Scholarships will be awarded based on a family’s level of financial need and/or any extenuating financial circumstances.
  • If selected, scholarship recipients will be expected to pay a $50 fee toward the total summer camp tuition fee of $890.  Payment is due  by May 15, 2017. The scholarship will cover the remaining tuition cost of $840 and the $120 cost of a daily lunch for the four weeks of camp.
  • The scholarship application will include general information on the child and parent/guardian as well as household financial information.  Applicants will be required to submit either an income tax return statement and/or W2 to verify financial need.
  • Applicants may also include an optional letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, clergy or other relevant community member.
  • Scholarship recipients who are interested in the Young Professionals program are still required to submit an audition as part of the standard application process.  Click here for Audition Submission Information.
  • If you meet the criteria, we encourage you to apply.
  • Applications may also be mailed. Click here to download the application.  Once complete, please mail the application and all supporting documents to:
    Broward Center for the Performing Arts
    Attn: Janine Loli
    201 SW 5th Ave.
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Scholarship Program Timeline

  • Scholarship applications for all camp sessions must be submitted online by April 10, 2017 at 5 PM. Applications received after this time cannot be accepted and will not be eligible for consideration.
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified by May 9, 2017.
  • Fee of $50 will be due by May 15, 2017.
     

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FAQ

How do I apply for a summer theater camp scholarship?

Please read the eligibility and requirements prior to beginning the application. If your child meets the criteria, you may fill out an online application.  All applicants will receive a confirmation email upon submission.

If my child receives a scholarship, how much do I need to pay?

Scholarship recipients will be asked pay a $50 fee toward the total summer camp tuition fee of $890.  Payment is due by May 15, 2017. The scholarship will cover the remaining tuition cost of $840.

When is the scholarship application due?

Scholarship applications for all camp sessions are due by April 10, 2017 at 5 PM.

When will I know if my child received a scholarship?

Scholarships will be announced by May 9, 2017.

When is the deposit due?

The registration fee of $50 is due by May 15, 2017 .

Can I submit an application for more than one child?

Yes, parents/guardians may submit an application for multiple children. A separate application is needed for each child.

Do you offer payment plans?

No, we do not offer a payment plan for the $50 fee. Payment is due by May 15, 2017.

If my child receives a scholarship do I have to register them?

Yes, your child will still need to register for the summer theater camp by calling 954.414.6904.

If I apply for a scholarship and my child is not selected, can I reapply for another session?

No. The scholarship selection process takes place once a year.

Will my child receive all of the same benefits (t-shirt, tickets to performance, cast photo, DVD, etc.) if he/she receives a scholarship?

Yes, your child will receive all of the same benefits, and scholarship recipient information will be kept confidential.

Who can I contact if I have additional questions?

For any additional questions, please contact 954.468.2682.

Is transportation provided?

No, unfortunately we do not have transportation available.