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We know firsthand the positive impact that theatre courses can have on a student’s life. Students who study theatre see an improvement in reading comprehension, are less likely to drop out of school, and they will form the life skills they need to succeed as adults. That’s why we believe theatre education opportunities should be available to all students in our area.

For those families or classrooms who need a little bit of help, we offer three different scholarships:


The Bee Jay Adams Fund

Assisting students who have not previously participated in a class at QCT. Administered by the Community Foundation of the Quincy Area, monies are used for students of underserved families and families of need to participate in a workshop at QCT.

The Rose Lacquement Scholarship Fund

Assisting students who have previously taken classes and/or been involved with productions at QCT. Based on merit, monies are granted to students who wish to participate in classes at QCT.

The Rose Inghram Scholarship Fund

Assisting current and former QCT students in pursuing their craft. Monies may be used for workshops and theatre camps outside of QCT or for resources needed to launch a theatre career, such as professional headshots.

Outreach Scholarship Fund

Assisting teachers with the cost of bringing QCT workshops to their classroom, booking a QCT on the Road performance, and/or taking their class on a tour of QCT’s facilities.

How to Apply

Applying for scholarships is easy! Simply complete our scholarship application and mail it to:

Attn: Kelsey Celek
Quincy Community Theatre
300 Civic Center Plaza, Ste. 118
Quincy, IL 62301

Applications may also be personally delivered to the office during normal business hours. Scholarship applications must be recieved approximately two weeks before the start of your intended class for consideration.

Adult students are welcome to apply for scholarships, too!