Every year, the Monmouth Community Players award scholarship aid to a student or students who have participated in theater and who plan to continue their education in the Visual and/or Performing Arts.  This scholarship is available to any graduating senior from Monmouth Academy, Oak Hill, Winthrop and other area high schools.

The MCP selection committee awards the scholarship annually to a qualified applicant who has participated with MCP, demonstrated a passion for community theater, has participated in their school's drama program, and who plans to major in the performing and or musical arts.

Students interested in applying for the scholarship should contact their school's guidance counselor for more information and an application.

Deadline is April 1st each year.

This scholarship, in memory of Thomas, relies on the generosity of our sponsors and kind-hearted donations from theater patrons.

If you would like to help us by making a donation to the fund, click the button to the left to make a contribution through Paypal, or please make your donation and mail to:

Monmouth Community Players
Thomas E. Phillips Scholarship Fund
PO Box  359
Monmouth, ME 04259




The MCP awarded the 2015 scholarship to Ashleigh Dunham.  Ashleigh is a 2015 graduate of Winthrop High School.  She was active with Monmouth Community Players in several productions, both on stage and behind the scenes.  She participated in the One Act Festivals and was very involved with Winthrop's Drama Club.  

Ashleigh is majoring in theater at Wheaton College, Norton MA.  


2013:  Gwenyth Frasier - Oak Hill High School - $1,000

2012:   Duncan Gelder - $1000.00

Duncan Gelder


Cassidy Small



Crystal Cobb - $500.oo

Meredith Mulcahy - $500.oo

Coleman Nation - $500.00



Bethany Perkins - $800.00

Vaughn Donahue- $800.00