Mayflower Theatre’s Higher Education Bursary Scheme is open to all young people who have the aspiration to follow a career in theatre, whether on stage or off stage. To qualify, you must be aged between 18 - 25 years old and reside in Hampshire.
Support is prioritised to those attending a course or audition run by a member of The Federation of Drama and Dance Schools, and you can apply for any year of your study.
The Bursary provides support for the following:
- Up to £3,000 for an accredited training course with the minimum course length of one year. Please note, we do not support Foundation courses.
- Up to £500 to attend an arts specific training course/workshop of no less than one week's length and no more than 4 weeks
- Up to £500 to cover travel costs to attend auditions and/or interviews or course materials for an existing course
The maximum amount of our bursary award is £3,000. However, in addition we can also grant one of the Awards below at our discretion:
The Edward, Lord Montagu Award for a maximum award of £9000
The Isobel Gatward Award for a maximum award of £6,000
The Off Stage Award for a maximum award of £6,000
The Malcolm Le Bas Award for a maximum award of £6,000
The Talent Award for a maximum award of £3,000