UW-Green Bay and the Theatre and Dance program offer a variety of scholarship opportunities. If you are interested in a scholarship or have questions about the scholarship process, contact Dr. Thomas Campbell (Chair of Theatre and Dance) at and/or visit for more information and to start your scholarship application.

Theatre performance
First Nighter Scholarships

Funded by our First Nighter donor fund, these scholarships are awarded to returning students who have made strong contributions to the Theatre program while demonstrating high academic achievement

Louis O. Erdmann Memorial Scholarship

A former Chair of the Theatre program and director of numerous productions, Lou He had a passion for social action theatre. He was as likely to be seen working in the scene shop as prowling through the house during rehearsals for productions that frequently included members of the community. This endowed scholarship is awarded in his memory to a returning student who has shown excellence in multiple areas of Theatre while demonstrating high academic achievement

Edward and Marjorie Weidner Scholarship

Edward Weidner was the first Chancellor of UW-Green Bay. His extraordinary vision was instrumental in developing the unique nature of the UW-Green Bay Mission and the development of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. His family's endowed scholarships in the arts are a reflection of his passion for and constant support of the performing arts. This scholarship is awarded to a student who has made strong contributions to the Theatre program while demonstrating high academic achievement

Irene M. Shewalter Scholarship

The Irene M. Shewalter Scholarship in Theatre was created from Irene's estate gift to UW-Green Bay to commemorate her love for students and theatre. Designated for a student with Performance emphasis, this scholarship requires high academic achievement and participation in UWGB Theatre Mainstage productions

Craig Mueller Scholarship

A 1971 graduate of UW Green Bay, Captain Craig Mueller was a commercial airline pilot and avid sailor. After his passing in 2008, his family donated the largest endowed scholarship in the history of the University in his honor. Known as a student who took a very roundabout path towards graduation, his favorite areas of studies were Communication and the Arts.