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Playwright Discovery Award

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Scholarship title: Playwright Discovery Award

Applicable Majors: All Fields of Study

The VSA arts Playwright Discovery Award invites middle and high school students to take a closer look at the world around them, examine how disability affects their lives and the lives of others, and express their views by writing a one-act play.

Two scripts are selected by a distinguished panel of award-winning theater artists for professional production at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Award recipients receive scholarship awards and a trip to Washington, D.C. to view the production. Authors must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.

All entries must be one-act plays of less than 40 pages in length. Entries must be submitted with a completed, signed application and received by VSA arts with a postmark no later than April 14th.

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