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Submissions for the 2023 SNL Scholarship are now closed

The PIT and “Saturday Night Live” have partnered to offer the SNL Scholarship, to engage comedy students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds and initiate steps toward progressive recruitment of diverse candidates.

Scholarship recipients will be selected by The PIT NYC. The scholarship classes will be offered in person in New York City at The PIT.

Scholarship Includes:

  • Classes that are geared towards training you to be a well-rounded sketch performer.
  • A showcase towards the end of the scholarship to do an SNL-style audition in front of a live audience.
  • The opportunity to submit their audition packet to SNL.
  • Additional professional development opportunities as available.


SUBMISSIONS CLOSE Friday, June 9th @ 5pm

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If you have any questions or inquiries regarding the application or scholarship, feel free to email

*PLEASE NOTE: In order to best institutionally support successful applicants, preference will be given to candidates who are currently based in or near New York City or who intend to relocate in or near New York City. Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available, please email for any questions or inquiries.