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Jack Quinn Memorial Scholarship Information

What: The Princess Theatre offers a $750 scholarship to a student who is committed to ongoing involvement in the performing arts. Applicants may be high school seniors or continuing college students, and applicants may reapply after an initial award.

History: The scholarship honors Jack Quinn who was a co-founder of the theatre company, formerly known as Valley Musical Comedy Company. Jack directed and performed in company productions and served in a number of different positions within the company. He loved theatre and was beloved by those with whom he worked.

Application Requirements:

  • Application form for The Princess Theatre Scholarship

  • Resume which includes:

    • Career goals

    • School organizations and positions

    • Community organizations and positions

  • Fine Arts Resume in a format similar to the one attached which documents Theatre-related experience. Be sure to include all Princess Theatre  experience including on stage, as a production staff member, as a musician, and as a house volunteer. Please contact the scholarship chairperson ( should you have any questions regarding this resume.

  • Official high school transcript

  • Performing arts reference letter which includes information regarding the applicant’s character 

  • A 500 or less word statement about how Theatre has impacted the applicant’s life and their plans for staying engaged in Theatre Arts in the future including pursuing a Theatre major or minor.


Application Due Date: March 31st

Application Mailing Address:

Princess Theatre Scholarship Committee
1228 Meade Avenue
Prosser, WA 99350


Scholarship applications are now available at the counselors’ offices at Lower Yakima Valley schools from Prosser to Zillah. Click here to download a copy of the Application form for The Princess Theatre Scholarship.

Esmeralda Cruz

Recipient of the 2023 Jack Quinn Memorial Scholarship

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