2021 NSCW Scholarship Applications

In addition to any discount for which an applicant qualifies, NSCW students can apply for a scholarship to the NSCW workshops.

Students can apply as they complete registration at https://www.safdnscw.com/

Specific application qualifications and requirements are outlined below:

People of the Global Majority / BIPOC Scholarship

The PGM / BIPOC Scholarship Fund is open to students who are members of the Global Majority / BIPOC in order to foster greater diversity within the SAFD. This scholarship was started in 2020 by the College of Fight Masters, whose members donate 10% of each adjudication fee to the fund. The SAFD offers a single, full tuition scholarship to a qualified candidate (with room, board and travel INCLUDED) to attend the NSCW Intro to Stage Combat Workshop, Actor Combatant Workshop, or Advanced Actor Combatant Workshop.

To QUALIFY, a scholarship candidate must:

  • Scholarship applicants must be representative of the scholarship’s purpose.
  • Demonstrate an aptitude toward, and a strong desire to learn the skills and performance styles of stage combat.
  • Demonstrate the need (not necessarily financial) for said scholarship.

To apply, scholarship candidates must submit the following items:

  • Letter of intent
  • Letter of Rec from one other party/individual
  • Resume (CV if available)
  • A pdf copy of your SAFD Transcript history from safd.org. To download your transcript follow the instructions here: https://youtube.be/FKK8UEtYQos

 ***All scholarship applications are due by June 1st. *** 

Carlos Lopez IV Memorial Scholarship

The Carlos Lopez IV Memorial Scholarship Fund is open to students who are women, LGBQTIA+, and/or PGM / BIPOC in order to foster greater diversity within the SAFD. The SAFD offers a single, full tuition scholarship to a qualified candidate (room/board and travel are the responsibility of the student) to attend the NSCW Intro to Stage Combat Workshop, Actor Combatant Workshop, or Advanced Actor Combatant Workshop.

To QUALIFY, a scholarship candidate must:

  • Scholarship applicants must be representative of the scholarship’s purpose.
  • Scholarship applicant MUST be a member of the SAFD in good standing for a minimum of one (1) year.
  • Demonstrate an aptitude toward, and a strong desire to learn the skills and performance styles of stage combat.
  • Demonstrate the need (not necessarily financial) for said scholarship.
  • Be pursuant of or have received an undergraduate degree in performance studies (or other such equivalent training.

To apply, scholarship candidates must submit the following items:

  • Letter of intent
  • Nomination letter from SAFD CT, FD, FM or Governing Body Member
  • Letter of Rec from one other party/individual
  • Resume (CV if available)
  • A pdf copy of your SAFD Transcript history from safd.org. To download your transcript follow the instructions here: https://youtube.be/FKK8UEtYQos

 ***All scholarship applications are due by June 1st. *** 

General Scholarship

The SAFD offers a single, full tuition scholarship to a qualified candidate (room/board and travel are the responsibility of the student) to attend the NSCW Intro to Stage Combat Workshop, Actor Combatant Workshop, or Advanced Actor Combatant Workshop.

To QUALIFY, scholarship candidates must: 

  • Scholarship applicants MUST be a member of the SAFD in good standing for a minimum of one (1) year.
  • Demonstrate an aptitude toward, and a strong desire to learn the skills and performance styles of the stage combative arts.
  • Demonstrate a need (not necessarily financial) for said scholarship.
  • Be pursuant of or have received an undergraduate degree in performance studies (or other such equivalent training).

To APPLY, scholarship candidates must submit the following items:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Nomination Letter from SAFD CT, FD, FM or Governing Body member
  • Letter of Rec from one other party/individual
  • Resume (CV if available)
  • A pdf copy of your SPT Transcript history from safd.org. To download your transcript follow the instructions here: https://youtu.be/FKK8UEtYQos

 ***All scholarship applications are due by June 1st. *** 

Direct any and all NSCW Scholarship questions to NSCW Coordinator.