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JM Family Scholarship for Summer Theater Camp 2020

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 primarily awarded based upon level of financial need. The application deadline for all sessions of Summer Theater Camp 2020 is March 23, 2020, at 5:00 PM (no exceptions).

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Eligible students must reside in the tri-county area (Broward, Palm Beach or Miami-Dade) year-round.
  • Scholarships are primarily awarded based upon level of financial need and/or extenuating financial circumstances.
  • If selected, scholarship recipients will be expected to pay a $50 fee toward the total summer camp tuition fee of $915.  Payment is due by April 27, 2020. The scholarship will cover the remaining tuition cost of $865, Before and After Hours, and the $135 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.
  • 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: Kae Twichell
    201 SW 5th Ave.
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Scholarship Program Timeline

  • Scholarship applications for all camp sessions must be submitted online by March 23, 2020 at 5:00 PM. Applications received after this time cannot be accepted and will not be eligible for consideration.
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified beginning April 20, 2020.
  • Fee of $50 will be due by April 27, 2020.


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 to pay a $50 fee toward the total summer camp tuition fee of $915.  Payment is due by April 27, 2020. The scholarship will cover the remaining tuition cost of $865.

When is the scholarship application due?

Scholarship applications for all camp sessions are due by March 23, 2020 at 5:00 PM.

When will I know if my child received a scholarship?

Scholarships will be announced beginning April 20, 2020.

When is the deposit due?

The registration fee of $50 is due by April 27, 2020.

Can I submit an application for more than one child?

Yes, but a separate application must be submitted for each child.

Do you offer payment plans?

No, we do not offer a payment plan for the $50 fee. Payment is due by April 27, 2020.

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 954.468.2689.

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 954.468.2689.

Is transportation provided?

No, unfortunately we do not have transportation available.