The Gordon Hay Scholarship Fund is a merit-based scholarship established in memory of Gordon Hay, an organizational development professional, who was passionate about transformational change through authentic engagement of people’s hearts and minds in the strategic work of business. He believed passion and fire from within fueled exceptional results.
Each year the Gordon Hay Scholarship Committee will select one exceptional Charlotte Region student to receive a one-time award in the amount of $5,000.
Open to high school seniors, as well as college freshmen and sophomores. Must be planning to pursue a non-performing career in theater*. The award is designed for special learning opportunities related to the recipient’s career interest in a non-performing area of theater. Examples include but are not limited to professional conferences, seminars, workshops, participation in an unpaid internship program, professional performances, or technology needs.
*The Gordon Hay Scholarship is intended for students planning a career in a non-performance area of theater including but not limited to: Play Writing; Set, Costume, Lighting or Sound Design; Arts Administration; Stage Management; Production Management; Technical Direction.
- Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
- Award is available to U.S. citizens
- Application form required
- Transcript required
- Interview required
- Financial need analysis required
- Essay required
- Recommendations or references required
- Photograph required