The Gil Bloom scholarship recognizes Gilbert Bloom, who served as a teacher, artist, colleague, and mentor in the Department of Theatre and Dance. During his 42 years of service, Bloom taught courses in theatre history, acting, directing, introduction to theatre, technical theatre, children's theatre, and dramatic theory and criticism among others. As a director, Bloom's resume features over 50 productions directed at Ball State. Additionally, Gil served as the lighting designer and scenic designer for an additional 30 productions on campus.
- major in theatre
- have at least a 3.0 GPA
- Student must be active in the production program
- be an upper class student, with preference given to students entering their senior year
How to Apply
You may apply for this scholarship in the spring. Application forms available at the main office (AC 306).
The department announces award recipients at its end-of-year banquet.
For more details on the regulations for scholarship recipients, see the department’s scholarship regulations.
The Department of Theatre and Dance maintains guidelines that apply to all of its scholarship recipients, regardless of which award they receive. Please review these expectations to ensure you have the best chances of receiving and maintaining your award. Read the guidelines.