The Dance and Drama Awards (DaDA) is a type of performing arts funding for students. DaDA funding supports young talented students with help towards the cost of their performing arts training.
DADA FUNDING: This guide explains how much you might get from Dance and Drama Awards funding.
There are 19 private dance and drama schools in the United Kingdom. This information and guidance shows you how to apply for DaDA funding.
Dance and Drama Awards finance can help with your tuition fees. It can also get used towards the cost of living at a DaDA school.
The amount you get in each academic year depends on your household income and where you live and study. You can further details from the national income scales.
Note: You must be between 16 and 23 and show talent with a likelihood to succeed in the dance and performing arts industry.
To qualify for DaDA funding you must:
You must be from England, Wales, or Scotland to get help with living costs.
Note: Apply direct to the dance and drama school where you want to enrol. Tell them you want to apply for a DaDA.
To qualify you must be studying for one of these Trinity College London Diplomas:
The following schools offer DaDAs for the 2016 to 2017 academic year:
What happens if you want to appeal against a decision to refuse you a DaDA? In this case you should contact the school if you want to make an appeal their decision DaDA.
Further help and advice about Dance and Drama Awards funding is available through your school.
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Dance and Drama Awards Funding for Students; UK Rules Updated 2017