This fund is in memory of Resident Playwright, M.E.H. Lewis, and is intended to provide funds to assist playwrights with their artistic endeavors. Partial scholarships will be provided toward classes at Chicago Dramatists to further the education of Chicago area writers. The scholarship will cover 75% of the cost. There are also partial scholarships available for our Script Reviews which has a separate application process, please click here to see it.
The playwright must live within close proximity to Chicago Dramatists in order to attend class. The committee will only consider writers living within 50 miles of the theater who have never previously taken classes at Chicago Dramatists. All applicants must be 18 years or older to qualify.
There are 2 options for scholarship consideration:
Submit applications materials to: Scholarships@chicagodramatists.org
If you have questions about any of the classes, call Public Programs Director Mia McCullough at (312) 633-0630