CETA provides high school and college student scholarships, as well as funds to assist teachers to participate in CETA events. CETA scholarships are made possible by individual donations to the CETA Scholarship Fund. Monies available determine the amount of each scholarship.
Click on the application links for guidelines & to apply for funds.
BIPOC Youth Scholarship
The BIPOC Youth Scholarship seeks to support applicants from groups traditionally underrepresented in the theatre industry, such as those who are Black, Indigenous, or people of color.
Charlotte Motter Scholarship
This scholarship is for a high school senior who plans a career in theatre education.
Mario Lomeli Scholarship
In partnership with the Drama Teachers of Southern California, this scholarship has been created for an outstanding student participant of the CETA Southern High School Theatre Festivals and DTASC Festivals.
Vivian “Bish” Edwards Scholarship
The grant is given to a high school senior from southern California who plans to major or minor in theatre in their post-secondary education with the goal of becoming a theatre educator.
Kaleta Brown Community College Scholarship
This annual scholarship is offered to a community college student who is transferring to a theatre program at an institution of higher learning.
State Festival Registrations
These funds are designed to help underwrite registrations for the CETA Middle School Fest, the CETA NorCal High School Theatre Festival, and the CETA Southern High School Theatre Festival.
- CETA NorCal High School Theatre Festival Scholarship
For information about the Northern High School Theatre Festival, CLICK HERE
- CETA Southern High School Theatre Festival Scholarship
For information about the Southern High School Theatre Festival, CLICK HERE
CETA HSTF Senior Scholarship
CETA Senior Auditions is a chance for high school seniors in the state of CA to audition for college scholarship money. Scholarships awarded for both Acting and Technical Theatre.
CETA College Student Conference Registration
This scholarship is for CETA’s annual conference registration and goes to a college senior whose goal is to teach theatre. CLICK HERE for CETA Conference information.
CA Youth in Theatre Day Scholarships
Primarily for elementary and middle schools, these grants cover registration for CYIT and can be applied for by the theatre teacher. The selected students’ and the supervising teacher’s registrations plus partial travel costs are paid for by CETA. CETA CYIT Scholarships are also awarded to theatre students at each of our CETA Festivals.
Donations to any of these scholarships are greatly appreciated. Please make your tax-deductable check payable to CETA. Be sure to designate the specific scholarship to which you want to contribute. Send your contribution to California Educational Theatre Association, 8033 Sunset Blvd, #440, Los Angeles, CA, 90046