StarStruck Bright Tomorrows College Scholarship 

Made possible by a generous donation from Mike and Beverly Groeniger, the StarStruck Bright Tomorrows College Scholarship is established in recognition of teens who have demonstrated their commitment to StarStruck.

StarStruck Bright Tomorrows College Scholarship Application
(Scholarship Application Deadline: June 1, 2024)

Eligibility & criteria for selection 

Demonstrated involvement in and commitment to StarStruck:
Performers must have participated in a minimum of 3 of the listed mainstage shows. Extra consideration will be given to those who have demonstrated long-term commitment to StarStruck in both winter, summer, and pandemic productions. 
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • The Little Mermaid
  • The Lightning Thief
  • Matilda
  • Les Misérables
  • Frozen Jr.

Techs are eligible if they have volunteered for a minimum of any 4 StarStruck shows.

Application includes an essay in response to these three topics: (Please limit your response to 300 words or less.)

  1. How has StarStruck affected your life? What lessons did you learn at StarStruck that you will carry with you in the future?
  2. What was your proudest accomplishment during your time at StarStruck?
  3. What are your plans and aspirations for the future? 

Scholarships will be in the amount of $1,000 or more. The number and size of awards will depend on the number of applicants, criteria met, and other considerations at the discretion of the selection committee.

If awarded a StarStruck Bright Tomorrows Scholarship, students will be expected to acknowledge the gift and will not be eligible to apply again.

About college eligibility and fees

  • Definition of college: An accredited 2-year or 4-year institution of higher education that grants an Associate of Arts or Bachelor's degree, or accredited vocational school that grants a certificate of completion.
  • Students transferring from community or junior college to a 4-year university are eligible.
  • All areas of study and majors will be considered.
  • Scholarship funds can be applied to:
    • Tuition
    • Books and fees
    • Room and board

Application deadlines

  • Must apply online by Saturday, June 1, 2024.
  • Scholarship awards will be announced by Friday, June 7, 2024.

Application checklist

  • Applied by deadline
  • Eligibility criteria met
  • Student is a senior in high school or full time junior college student (minimum 12 units)
  • Proof of college acceptance included (which may be submitted up to June 1, 2024 if transferring from junior college to 4-year institution.)
  • APPLY HERE (application will be available 5/1)

2023 Recipients

  • Willow Aguilar
  • Garrison Garcia
  • Valerie Golobic
  • Brian Loh
  • Ella Lym

2022 Recipients

  • Andre Lajevardi
  • Ellie Levin

2021 Recipients