The BYU Theatre and Media Arts Department offers a number of options for students who need help to accomplish their educational goals. Opportunities for financial aid include scholarships, project funding, student employment, and merit-based awards.

Please look at the Financial Aid pages linked below to learn about each of these opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Information about faculty funding is also included here.

For general BYU scholarship and admissions information, please visit scholarships.byu.edu.

Student Financial Aid Opportunities

The Theatre and Media Arts department provides a variety of financial aid opportunities for its students. Merit scholarships, the Fulton grant, Outstanding Student award, and other funding are available to students.


Teaching Assistantships

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An assistantship is an award granted to students who assist professors with their research or teaching responsibilities. Assistants are paid a stipend in exchange for the tasks they perform for the department.

Faculty Funding

The department is the beneficiary of endowment funds set aside by generous donors. Periodically, there are enough funds that can be utilized to enhance and sustain student scholarships and mentoring; faculty research, creative work, and/or professional development; and guest artists and professional visits.