Gene Kelly Awards: 2018 Scholarships

The Gene Kelly Awards Scholarships are awarded each year to participating high school students who represent the vision and integrity of the Gene Kelly Awards as demonstrated through their artistic and academic excellence. Scholarship amounts vary.

The CLO Ambassadors' Scholarship

The CLO Ambassadors, a volunteer support group of the Pittsburgh CLO, recognize that the theater requires the dedication of all participants both on stage and behind the scenes.  Therefore, they are pleased to award a scholarship to an individual participating in any capacity of their schools 2018 Gene Kelly Awards musical.

Congratulations to the 2018 Ambassadors Scholarship recipients: Delaney Lyons and James Gresos.

Gene Kelly Awards Cash Scholarships

The Annual Gene Kelly Awards Cash Scholarships are awarded each year to high school seniors participating in the Gene Kelly Awards, who are committed to pursuing a degree with an institution of higher education focused on the arts.

Congratulations to the 2018 Cash Scholarship recipients: Chelsea Calfo, Helen Krushinski, Annabelle Leibering and Theresa Hall.

Pittsburgh CLO Guild Scholarship

Presented in partnership with the Pittsburgh CLO Guild and the Contance T. Rockwell Scholarship Program, the Pittsburgh CLO Guild Scholarship is awarded annually to deserving local high school seniors in keeping with Mrs. Rockwell's desire to recognize, encourage, and support students who want to pursue a career in the performing arts.

Congratulations to the 2018 Guild Scholarship recipients: Justin Bees, Chelsea Calfo, Anya Epstein, Lance Joos, Helen Krushinski, Isabella Mangretta, Zoey Myers, Maria Rosenberg, Matthew Thornton and Jordyn Blaine Walker; and the Charity Randall Scholarship recipients: Juliann Marraccini and Kevin Tinsley.

La Roche College Dance Scholarship

La Roche College, in partnership with the Pittsburgh CLO, is pleased to provide a $16,000 scholarship to an eligible student pursing a full-time dance major during the 2018-2019 school year.

Point Park University Scholarships

Point Park University, in partnership with the Pittsburgh CLO, offers two scholarships to the Conservatory of Performing Arts (in Performance and Technical Theater), and one scholarship to the Sports, Arts, and Entertainment Management Program.

Congratulations to the 2018 Conservatory Schoalrship recipient: Zoey Myers.

Seton Hill University Scholarships

Seton Hill University is pleased to provide a $2,000 talent scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year.

CLO Academy Scholarships

Pittsburgh CLO Academy Scholarships are awarded to current freshman, sophomore, and junior students who are interested in attending the Pittsburgh CLO Academy in the 2018/2019 school year to enhance, develop, and train with the region’s premier performing arts school. 

  • Eligibility: Current high school freshman, sophomores, and juniors.
  • Requirements: Application and Audition.
  • Award: Scholarship amounts vary.
  • Deadline: Those interested in applying will be asked to attend CLO Academy Scholarship Auditions in August 2018. Applications become available in July. Please visit the CLO Academy Scholarships page for more information.