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Matthew J. Mixner Memorial Scholarship

The Off Broad Street Players Performing Arts Scholarship is a scholarship near and dear to the members of Off Broad Street Players. The history behind the scholarship, its significance, and why we offer it are expounded upon below.

The Off Broad Street Players Performing Arts Scholarship better known as The Matthew J. Mixner Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 award presented by the Off Broad Street Players each year to an OBSP high school senior who plans to further their education in the performing arts, including not only drama and theatre, but production, music and all other aspects of the performing arts.

This scholarship is offered in memory of OBSP member, Matt Mixner who touched the lives of each and every individual that he met. His enthusiasm for all aspects of theatre, music, stage direction, and production are all an inspiration.

Interested seniors may obtain an application by email from Maura Jarve, Vice President of the Off Broad Street Players, at mjarve@obsp.org . Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of completed application, letters of reference, a high school transcript, and an audition before the OBSP Scholarship selection committee. Application may be made from mid- February through mid-May.

*NOTE: In previous years applicants were to required to be residents of Cumberland or Salem County this limitation has been revoked; there is no location requirement.

Questions may be addressed to Maura Jarve, OBSP- Vice-president at mjarve@obsp.org