Scholarship Purpose: Ray Johnson graduated from Illinois State in 1974. He first became interested in theatre while he was a student at ISU. Each recipient of the Scholarship will be the most deserving student(s) as determined by the Dean of the College of Fine Arts. The selection shall be made from a pool of candidates identified by the directors of the School of Art, Music, and Theatre. Any incoming, ongoing, or graduate student enrolled in the College of Fine Arts will be eligible for the Ray Johnson Endowed Scholarship.