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Gulfport Little Theatre’s
BAXLEY – MCDANIEL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD


Gulfport Little Theatre wishes to announce that it is accepting applications for its annual $1,000 Baxley-McDaniel Scholarship Award. The deadline for submitting an application is April 1st, 2017.

Application  forms have been mailed to the area high school Guidance Counselors. Applications are also available  online by visiting www.gulfportlittletheatre.org and downloading the forms or by calling the theatre at 228-864-7483.

The Baxley-McDaniel Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 by Gulfport Little Theatre in memory of Ms. Ethelynd Baxley and J. Warren McDaniel, organizers and long-time supporters of Gulfport Little Theatre. This memorial scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to a qualifying student from the Mississippi Gulf Coast in their pursuit of a performing arts related degree. The scholarship recipient will be determined each year by the Board of Directors of Gulfport Little Theatre.

Eligibility requirements for the scholarship:

1.  Each candidate must be a resident of Hancock, Harrison or Jackson County and actively involved in      performing arts activities.

2.  Each candidate must be a high school senior or college student accepted  to and planning to enroll in a      college, university, or other institution for the purpose of furthering their education in any of the      performing arts.

3.  Each candidate must possess a grade point average of 3.0 or higher  on a 4.0 scale.

4.  Each candidate must complete the scholarship application form and submit it to the Gulfport Little Theatre      Board of Directors.

The Gulfport Little Theatre Scholarship Committee will evaluate applications and make recommendations to the Board of Directors for awarding the scholarship. Scholarship awards will be made in two (2) payments of $500.00 each and paid directly (via two-party check) to the college or university the student will be attending. A check will be issued for the first semester following the award, and, pending the good standing of the student's enrollment, the balance will be issued for the second semester.

The deadline for receipt of applications and supporting materials is April 1st, 2017. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The award decision of the Board of Directors of Gulfport Little Theatre is final.
Insofar as possible, the scholarship award will be presented  at the recipient's school awards ceremony.



APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 1st, 2017


2016
Emily Barnes; USM

2015
Beckah Campbell

2014
Olivia Russell

2011
Maria Turnage

2010
Autumn Leith; Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

2009
Chris Rehmann; New York University

2008
Miss Lindsey Bristol ; Montevallo College

2007
Zoe Newman;University of Southern Mississippi



2006
Amy Barnes; USM

2005
Matthew P. Black; Millsaps

2004
Jacqueline F. Coale; Millsaps

2003
Matthew Viator; Peabody Institute

2002
Jessica Lynn Necaise; Perkinston

2001
Kate Fleming; Loyola University Johns Hopkins

2000
Shelia Cauley; Montevallo College


Past Recipients of Baxley-McDaniel Scholarship

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