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 AWARDS 2022: This guide explains how much you might get from Dance and Drama Awards funding.
There are 17 private dance and drama schools in the United Kingdom. The information and guidance explains how to apply for DaDA funding 2022.
Dance and Drama Award 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 get further details from the dance and drama awards 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 2022/23 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 2022 to 2023 academic year:
What happens if you want to appeal against a decision to refuse you a DaDA? You should contact the school if you want to appeal a DaDa decision.
Note: Further help and advice about Dance and Drama Awards 2022 funding is available through your school.
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