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

All forms due 1/31/2020

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