As Trustee for the Lady Mollie Isabelle Askin Ballet Scholarship, The Trust Company, part of Perpetual, is pleased to announce that applications are now open for three $20,000 scholarships.
The Scholarship was established by Lady Mollie Askin to provide travelling scholarships for young Australian ballet artists with outstanding ability and promise in Ballet to further their education and career. Importantly, this scholarship is intended to assist dancers who may not otherwise be able to undertake further studies in line with their ability due to a lack of financial resources.
To be eligible, applicants must Australian citizens, aged between 17-29 and submit an application online.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted online, including an audition video. All videos must be uploaded to either YouTube or Vimeo with the link submitted in the form. Auditions must include up to 5 minutes of classwork and up to 10 minutes of performance, including a classical and contemporary work.
There is also a written element where applicants must convey to the judges their proposal for how they will use the scholarship monies to develop their skills. A budget template is provided to assist applicants in costing out their program.
Please share details of this wonderful scholarship with your students and colleagues who are looking at taking the next step in their career.
Applications close 5pm EST Monday 29 September 2014.
For more information and to apply click here.