Princess Grace Awards Program

Award Info:


  • All nominees (except playwrights, who may apply individually through, must be nominated by a school department chair/dean or company artistic director. Self-nominations are not allowed. All nominees must be U.S. citizens or have obtained permanent residency status.
  • Unrestricted cash grant of $10,000 that supports the artist directly


The Princess Grace Awards is a national program dedicated to identifying and assisting emerging theater, dance, and film artists who are at the outset of their careers or at early stages of professional development. The foundation is dedicated to identifying and assisting talent in theater, dance, and film through grants in the form of scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships, with the belief that cultivation and training of emerging young talent in America is a priority in ensuring sustained excellence in the arts.