Seniors attending Festival who have attained the rank of Honor Thespian (based on the point system set by the International Thespian Society) may apply to be named a California Senior Honor Thespian. Candidates should be good citizens with service and leadership experiences through his/her Thespian troupe, school, and community – locally, nationally, and/or internationally. A Troupe Director may nominate only one Senior Honor Thespian.

Seniors who submit a complete application will be granted an interview (maximum of 10 minutes) at the State Festival. The panel of interviewers will select a pre-determined number of Senior Honor Thespians to be recognized at the Awards Ceremony at the State Festival.


Gai Jones CA Senior Honor Thespian Application

Check your form submissions here!

Troupe Director/Sponsor Recommendation will need to be uploaded with your application, so please prepare them in advance.
Your Troupe Director may submit directly to



  • All scholarship recipients will receive a letter from the scholarship coordinator explaining the process to claim scholarships.



When you click submit below, you will receive a confirmation of your submission. You can also use that confirmation to make any edits necessary to your application.

Should you have any application or pre-festival questions please reach out to the scholarship coordinator.

Our 2020 Scholarship Coordinator is Michele Richardson and she can be reached at