Additional Information about Awards + Honors.

The Manhattan Theatre Club's observership is a program dedicated to teaching an early-career professional how costume design for Broadway is created and implemented, as well as being a resource as they grow their professioal network throughout the process.

The Television Academy Foundation's internship program is the most prestigious in the country, providing pathways to employment in the entertainment industry for aspiring collegiate-level, early-start career artist. The Foundation offers a unique program that provides hands-on learning opportunities with top-tier professionals. The 2022 recipients were selected from 800 applications and 257 schools.

The National Judy Dearing Design Competition is presented in memory of distinguished Judy Dearing, an African-American costume designer, dancer, choreographer and educator.  The competition is to encourage students of African descent and present an opportunity to have their work evaluated by professional designers.

The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) is a national theater program involving 18,000 students annually from colleges and universities across the country.  The award encourages, recognizes, and celebrates the finest and most divese work produced in university and college theater programs. Each recipient is selected from 8 nominees from 8 regions, and only one is awarded the national title per design discipline. 

The National Partners in American Theatre recognizes one recipient per year with a national design excellence award.

The Three Arts Scholarship Fund Inc. is dedicated to providing scholarships to female-identifying undergraduate and Master's degree candidates majoring in the disciplines of drama, musical theater, music, or visual arts at accredited colleges and universities within a 75-mile radius of downtown Cincinnati, OH.

The Randy Lutz - Allied Design and Technology Award and Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas Award (SILV) in Costume Crafts are awarded at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival to projects that exhibit outstanding achievement in their discipline. Recipients of the SILV awards receive an 8-week scholarship to attend courses at SILV.

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) is a national student production award presented by the Emmy's. The entries are scored, and nominees and recipients are chosen based on a standard of excellence. The Ohio Student Valley Chapter nominated "Time" in the Arts/Entertainment/Cultural Affairs or Music Video category in 2022. In 2023, "1966" was nominated in both the Outstanding Narrative Short and Outstanding Photography categories.

The Collier Robert Woods Jr. Award is awarded by the United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) . The scholarship, named to honor designer and technician Collier Robert Woods Jr., who passed away in 2020, supports Black and African-American students with interests in lighting design and/or theatre production, technology, and associated theatrical fields.

The Broadway World Regional Awards are the largest theatre audience awards, with over 100 cities worldwide participating.

Design Action launched their inagural "Roots and Futures Microgrant" specifically aimed at nurturing the talents of college juniors, seniors, and recent graduates, who are passionate about making their mark in the world of theatrical design. 




Featured in article titled "All the Right Moves" in the Academy Foundation section in Emmy Magazine Issue No. 9, 2022.