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.
2015 applications for interested seniors are available by emailing OBSP Vice President, Derek Davis, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of completed application, letters of reference, a high school transcript, and an interview before the OBSP Scholarship selection committee. Applications may be made from mid- February through mid-May. Applications are due May 15th.
*NOTE: In previous years applicants were to required to be residents of Cumberland or Salem County this limitation has been revoked; there is no location requirement.