North Shore Players

Scholarship Name: North Shore Players

Status: CLOSED

Posted Date: February 6, 2020

Due Date: April 15, 2020

The North Shore Players, a Danvers-based community theatre company, announces its annual memorial scholarship award. The scholarship was originally established to honor the memory of Viola J. Patten, a multi – talented member of the North Shore Players, and was changed in 1994 to include the departed and beloved founding members Barbara Hannon and Polly Jenkins.  This scholarship will be granted to a graduating senior who plans to major in the performing arts (theatre, music, dance) and is currently attending Andover, Beverly, Danvers, Georgetown, Hamilton-Wenham Regional, Lynn Classical, Lynn English, Lynnfield, Marblehead, Masconomet, North Andover, Peabody, Salem or Swampscott High School. We are also accepting applications from home schooled students from the communities represented above. However, if the applicant has been a member of the North Shore Players, or a parent of the applicant has been a member of the North Shore Players for at least the past 2 years, then the applicant may be a senior at any accredited high school.

The North Shore Players Memorial Scholarship for the Performing Arts committee will accept up to three applications per school.  If, in the discretion of the committee, there is no appropriate candidate, it reserves the right to hold the scholarship over until the following year.

Scholarship applications can be downloaded (or filled in) from our website: All applicants must meet the criteria as outlined in the scholarship application. Applications must be accompanied by:\

1. A letter of reference from school teacher, administrator, adviser etc.
2. A letter of recommendation from someone outside of the school.
3. A copy of high school transcript.
4. An essay on choice of major, including reason for the choice.

To apply, click North Shore Players