The Improv Shop
The Improv Shop Diversity Scholarship Application
In our efforts to create an inclusive environment that reflects the diversity of the St. Louis community, we invite you to apply for an Improv Shop scholarship. At this moment in time we are seeking applicants who are people of color (POC) and/or identify as LGBTQ.
How it works: All qualifying applicants will be entered into a pool. Out of that pool, we will randomly select our scholarship recipients. All qualifying applicants are given equal weight in the selection process. For June 2018 classes, there are two scholarships available for POC and two scholarships available for LGBTQ folks. If you hold both identities you will be entered for both scholarships. Email us at email@example.com with any questions about the scholarship or the selection process.
In the future we hope to give out scholarships to folks with disabilities. We are currently building capacity to accommodate performers with disabilities.
How would you prefer us to contact you?
Please tell us about yourself. How do you identify? This can be gender identity, sexual orientation, racial and/or ethnic identity, ability status, or however you self-identify.
How would you add to the diversity of The Improv Shop community?
Describe your interest in learning the art of improvisation.
These questions have no impact on whether or not you will be awarded a scholarship. They are meant to help us best support you should you receive the scholarship.
What if any accommodations do you need to feel fully supported in taking improv classes?
Scholarship recipients will be provided with mentors during their time in IS classes. What qualities or attributes of a mentor would make you most comfortable? This could be:
Racial and/or Ethnic Identity
How did you hear about this scholarship?
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