All applicants for the Natalie Award must be current Bard College students in good standing. The award is open to all students from any department at the college, including graduating seniors.

 Students may apply for only one award each year, either the Bard SummerScape Award of $2000 or the Traveling Award of $3000, for an internship or assistantship with a professional theater, company, or designer of the student’s choice.

All internship applications are the responsibility of the student.

To apply for the Natalie Award fill out the online application form at the bottom of this page and send all other application materials listed below either by email to:

Or by mail to:
Maud Kersnowski Sachs
The Natalie Award
2211 Broadway, Suite 8DN
New York, NY 10024

Application Deadline: March 19, 2019

Finalists will be contacted to schedule in-person interviews by March 23, 2019. Interviews will be held on campus on April 6 and 7, 2019.

  • Resume
  • Two letters of reference from a staff or faculty member of Bard College, additional references may be submitted
  • One-page statement of personal goals and anticipated benefits from the award
  • Position or positions applicant has applied for at Bard SummerScape OR  Internships/assistantships applied to (include brief description & notification date)
  • Portfolio and other materials are optional

For more information about applying for positions at Bard SummerScape at the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts click here: