Need-based Scholarships

Need-based Scholarships

We do offer need-based partial scholarships on a space-available basis. To apply, please send in a packet with the following:

  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from non-relatives who know the student and can state that s/he would benefit from the program, and that the program would benefit from the student (teachers, counselors, doctors, pastors, non-related caregiver, etc).
  • Letter or drawing from your student describing his/her interest in theater, what s/he expects to gain from his/her experience, and what s/he can offer to the class/camp.
  • Hardship letter from you describing your financial situation and what amount you can contribute towards tuition.
  • Registration form or summer camp registration form indicating which session or class you are interested in.

Please mail or email your complete packet using the below adresses:


Jonathan Minchew-Gonzalez
Director of Education and Youth Engagement

Mail via USPS

Main Street Theater – Rice Village
2540 Times Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77005

Once the packet is received, please note it can take upwards of ten (10) business days to have it reviewed. Please follow up with an email ( or phone call at 713-524-7998 (during business hours) after ten business days if you haven’t received any correspondence from the Education Department.

It is highly recommended to make copies of the application packet to keep for your records if sending via USPS.