Tara Players Margit Tauchner Scholarship for Irish Theatre Studies (762200300894)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWED FUND

Tara Players Margit Tauchner Scholarship
for Irish Theatre Studies

INTRODUCTION

Tara Players Theatre of Ottawa has been promoting Irish theatre for over thirty-five years. Margit Tauchner has served as Treasurer or on the Executive Committee of the Company for much of this time. In recognition of her contributions to Tara Players, this scholarship was established for the programs of the Department of Theatre of the University of Ottawa

PURPOSE OF FUND

To raise awareness of Irish theatre in Canada and Ireland by assisting students at the Department of Theatre.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student;

2. be registered as a full-time student in a program at the Department of Theatre of the University of Ottawa; and

3. intend to complete an independent study or activity relating to Irish theatre. This could consist of a literature review and summary of an Irish theatre topic, participation in the cast or crew of an Irish theatre production, travel to Ireland to participate in theatre activities there, or other similar contribution to Irish theatre. The independent study or activity must be supervised by a designated Department of Theatre faculty member.

Note: The recipient will be asked to produce a brief report to the Selection Committee on the completed studies or activities

Value of the award: $1,000

Number of awards: Variable

Frequency of the award: Annual, according to the available income

Level or program of study: All levels

Application contact: Department of Theatre

Application deadline: October 31

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through https://scholarships.uottawa.ca, and should include:

1. a non-official copy of the applicant’s transcript; and

2. a proposal (max. 500 words) for an independent study or activity relating to Irish theatre; and

3. a letter of confirmation from the applicant’s supervisor.