John Takeuchi Award

UIS Theatre is pleased to again offer the John Takeuchi Scholarship. This is a $500 merit scholarship. Mr. John Takeuchi, one of the original architects hired in 1970 to create the first footprint of the then Sangamon State University, donated this scholarship for UIS Theatre.


  • Must be enrolled in a UIS Theatre course (currently, or within the past academic year) or have worked on at least one UIS Theatre production within the past academic year.
  • Must be enrolled at least half time at UIS.
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Recipient must work on a UIS Theatre production (either backstage or on stage) within one year of receiving this award.

Visit the UIS Scholarship page for more information and to apply »