2023 Armand Zimmerman Scholarship

Application Deadline: Friday, June 9, 2023

The Connecticut Drama Association is pleased to honor Mr. Zimmerman, a pioneer and guiding force in the early days of the Connecticut Drama Association, by sponsoring an annual scholarship to help graduating high school students who are pursuing their dreams in the various aspects of theater: performance, design, stage management, and theater education. 


All applicants must:

In addition:

Students applying for a Performance scholarship must submit a video of an audition that best represents the candidate’s abilities. A maximum of five (5) minutes is allowed, during which at least one acting monologue is required. The video should begin with an introduction including the candidate’s name, school, performance pieces, and telephone number. This introduction should take no more than thirty (30) seconds. The video must be submitted through a Youtube link or shared through Google Drive.

Applicants for a Design scholarship must submit a digital portfolio including sketches, designs, photographs, etc.

Applicants for a Stage Management scholarship must submit pictures/screenshots from a prompt book.

Applicants for a Theater Education scholarship must submit two (2) essays of no more than 250 words, responding to the following:

Applications must be submitted online. All materials including video files/links, pictures/screenshots, essays, and application must be emailed to by June 10

Remember to submit:

Finalists and winners will be chosen by a panel of adjudicators and will be notified no later than July 1, 2020. 

Armand Zimmerman Scholarship Application 2021