Press Release re 2022 Scholarship Application Deadline

Performing Arts Scholarship Application Deadline

Elgin, IL, January 20, 2022 – The Dennis Taylor Scholarship Foundation for the Performing Arts will be awarding college scholarships for the 2022-23 school year. The deadline for submitting application materials is April 1, 2022. Interviews will be conducted by invitation and appointment only on April 9, 2022, via Zoom. Please be sure to save this date.

Awards are available to students of voice, instrument, theatre, and dance residing in Chicago’s western suburbs. Applicants may be post-secondary, undergraduate or graduate students who are majoring in the performing arts and who demonstrate a passion for performance. 29 scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000 have been awarded in the past four years

Candidates can complete a scholarship application at They can also request an application form from [email protected] or by calling 847/697-4005. Applicants must prepare a video audition which can be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo with the link emailed to the same email address.

Dennis Taylor served as a dancer, choreographer, costumer, makeup artist, set dresser and wig designer at dozens of suburban theaters and schools for more than five decades.