All candidates for scholarships must: 

• Be citizens or permanent residents of the United States
• Be a current member of UNIMA-USA in order to receive scholarship funds
• Be over the age of 18
• Have some experience in puppetry or/and a university degree showing an interest in puppetry
• Applying for aid to study with a recognized puppetry professional or professional program outside of the United States, or to attend an international puppetry festival 

In addition to the application form, please send the following materials to scholarship@unima-usa.org :

• 3 letters of recommendation from master puppeteers or professors in puppet theatre with whom       you have worked or who know your work
• 5 images of your work

As the Scholarship Fund grows, UNIMA-USA will be able to offer increased aid to more recipients. Donations of any amount are most gratefully accepted.