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Scholarships and Grants


First Year Scholarship:
You will receive a scholarship of $2,000 each quarter of your first year for a total of $6,000.

Teaching Assistantships (TA-SHIPS):
You will receive a TA-ship for one quarter of your second year. This will cover your entire tuition for that quarter and provide an additional stipend.

Production opportunities

You’ll have access to:

  • A $5000 grant to help you bring to life your play, screenplay, or teleplay
  • Our first-class facilities and equipment, including professional cameras, lighting & sound equipment, computer labs, several professional stages, television and film studios with 180-degree cycloramas and full lighting grids, an extensive film library, as well as a blackbox studio that can be used for filming or staging works
  • An opportunity to see the professional actors of Remy Bumppo, an innovative Chicago theatre company, perform a directed reading of one of your pieces
  • Internships in LA, NY, or Chicago
  • Radio/TV/Film mediamaking courses
  • Facilities at School of Communication


Please contact the Graduate School at or view the website to see what loans you may be eligible for.

If you have questions, please contact us at 847 467-1157 or