2021 NSCW Scholarship Applications

EVERY MEMBER of the SAFD is entitled to a discount to the NSCW. Individuals who have been members for less than three years will receive an automatic discount of $45 off the individual workshop cost. Individuals who have been members between 3 to 4 years will receive an automatic discount equal to 10% of the individual workshop cost. Individuals who have been members for 5 or more years will receive an automatic discount equal to 15% of the individual workshop cost. All membership discounts will de deducted from the cost of the workshop and subtracted from the balance due from the workshop applicant. No discounts are paid directly to the workshop applicant. NO APPLICATION IS REQUIRED TO RECEIVE THESE DISCOUNTS.

Applicants to the TCW do not receive an automatic discount to the workshop based upon years of membership and all TCW fees are included in the published TCW workshop cost.

In addition to any discount for which an applicant qualifies, EVERY MEMBER of the SAFD who has been a member for a minimum of one year is eligible to apply for a scholarship to the NSCW workshops. Specific application qualifications and requirements are outlined below:

Carlos Lopez IV Memorial Scholarship

The Carlos Lopez IV Memorial Scholarship Fund is open to women and ethnic minorities in order to foster greater diversity within the SAFD.  For the 2019 National Stage Combat Workshop, the SAFD will be offering a single, full tuition scholarship to a qualified candidate (room/board and travel are the responsibility of the student) to attend the NSCW Intro, ACSP, or AACSP 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

Apply for the Carlos Lopez IV Memorial Scholarship

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

General Scholarship

For the 2019 National Stage Combat Workshop, the SAFD will be offering a single, full tuition scholarship (room/board and travel are the responsibility of the student) to attend the NSCW Intro, ACSP or AACSP 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

Apply for the NSCW General Scholarship

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

Direct any and all NSCW Scholarship questions to NSCW Coordinator.