Next Wave Initiative Directors Company Scholarships

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Next Wave Initiative Directors Company Scholarships

Black artists doing theaters and different art forms have a good chance to reduce their financial burden. The Next Wave Initiative Directors Company is expecting applications for different scholarships, namely The Lorraine Hansberry Writing Scholarship, The Hattie McDaniel Acting Scholarship, The Alvin Ailey Dance Scholarship, Development Wing. Each scholarship’s requirements and benefits are different; these scholarships are open for black artists in different art forms.

The company understands the struggles artists are facing due to the pandemic. The purpose of these grants is to provide financial support to the artists and appreciates them for their hard work and dedication towards their passion. The awards are designed in memory of different well-known artists and encourage new artists who maintain their legacies and are working hard for their passion.

The Next Wave Initiative Directors Company is a unique company passionate about supporting the community and the artists with its different initiative. Every apparel purchase done by the customers directly funds their grants, awards, scholarships, and other operational costs programs. It is an award-winning non for a profit theater company with an exceptional record. Their motive is to produce groundbreaking plays and musicals for the nation’s theater public.

Brief Description       

Get more details about the scholarship in the table below:

Organization Directors Company
Educational Level Black artists
Subjects Any
Amount Differs
Access Mode Online
Number of Awards Undefined
City Multiple
Nationality Domestic and International
Country United States
Application Deadline December 18, 2020
Application Fees Nil
Requirement Application

Who May Be Eligible?

The eligibility requirements for each scholarship program is different. Some mandatory requirements are given below:

Applicants must be a Black artist to be eligible.

How to Apply

Please carefully check the eligibility requirements and apply for the program you are eligible with. Download the application form and complete it with all the required details and materials without any negligence. Candidates should apply for a mail with your name and the scholarship’s name in the subject line and submit it to before the deadline. Please avoid late submissions.

Supporting Documents

Please submit the application with all the requirements respective to the scholarship.


The benefits of each scholarship are different as follows:

  • The Lorraine Hansberry Writing Scholarship: $1959
  •  The Hattie McDaniel Acting Scholarship: $1940
  •  The Alvin Ailey Dance Scholarship: $1958 Development Wing: $1000

Application Deadline

Please submit your application before December 18, 2020. The firm will entertain no late applications.

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