Los Angeles (July 31, 2007) – Marcia Smith, executive director of the SAG Foundation, reported that one-hundred scholarships at $4,000.00 each were awarded to members and children of members for the 2007 scholarship competition.
The Dales Scholarship Program was established in 1973 to honor John L. Dales, who served as Screen Actors Guild Executive Secretary for 37 years. Since 1974, 943 scholarships have been granted to members and children of members to assist them in pursuing their educational goals.
The 2008 application will be available November 1, 2007 by going to www.sagfoundation.orgor calling (323) 549-6649. The Dales program is open to all SAG members and their children.