APPLICATION PROCESS | OUTLINE
1. online university application
Consult the Office of Graduate Admissions online at gradadmissions.stanford.edu/applying. For the 2019-20 academic year, the online applications will open mid-September. Applications are due Tuesday, December 4th, 2018. The application must be submitted and all required supporting documents, including official transcript(s), and letters of recommendation must be received by the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
2. additional application materials
Stanford TAPS requires that you prepare certain written application materials to accompany your application, including:
Specifics regarding all appication materials can be found below under "Application Details."
- Statement of Purpose
- Artistic Statement
- Summary Of Production Experience & Resume/CV
- Sample of written work
- Official transcripts from each college attended
- Three letters of recommendation
PLEASE NOTE: Stanford TAPS no longer requires the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) for the Ph.D. application
3. after applying
An invitation to interview may be extended by the end of January. Admission decisions for those applying will be communicated in March. The selection of PhD students admitted to TAPS is based on an individualized, holistic review of each application, including (but not limited to) the applicant’s academic record, the letters of recommendation, the statement of purpose and other required written materials, personal qualities and characteristics, and past accomplishments.
APPLICATION DEADLINE | DECEMBER 4, 2018
The deadline for applications is Tuesday, December 4, 2018. To ensure careful consideration of your dossier, be sure that all materials have been uploaded successfully with your application by the application deadline.
Knight-Hennessy Scholars develops a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. This year, the program will award up to 75 high-achieving students with full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford, including full-time doctoral students in Theater and Performance Studies. To be considered, you must apply to Knight-Hennessy Scholars by September 12, 2018, and separately apply to TAPS by November 14, 2018. Learn more HERE.