Performing Arts distance course scholarship / Funding

May 20, 2022

Organization Name: ArtUniverse

Organization Location: Riga, Latvia

Type: Funding

Fee: Free


Due to the current circumstances of constant restrictions on travel for professional knowledge, ArtUniverse provides financial assistance (full and partial scholarships) for distance 3-month programs in the following areas:

– Director and Play
– Director and Ensemble Building
– Choreography and Blocking in Performance

The amount of the scholarship for each applicant is determined individually based on his/her needs, professional achievements, and goals.

Fields of Interest – Junior and senior students, beginners and professionals in the fields of Performing Arts, Dance and Choreography, Theatre directing, Movement directing, Acting, Film and video making, Circus performing, Arts management (administration) are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Selection procedure – The Scholarship Committee will make the final decision based on the information provided in the application form. The scholarships will be awarded primarily on the basis of financial need and academic qualifications; career goals, projects/accomplishments/educational plans, CV, and portfolio. Every application is considered individually. We are open to advanced and professional actors, performers, directors, dancers, and choreographers.

How To Apply – The Scholarship Committee requests a brief summary of the academic qualifications and professional background of each student submitting an application form on the ArtUniverse website. The application form includes information on the student’s academic qualifications and accomplishments, career goals, financial needs, and reasons for selecting the candidate. When filling out the application form, each student should select the direction and curriculum which he/she wants to receive a scholarship for. Financial aid is granted on the basis of demonstrated efforts in personal fund-raising. Thus, the applicant should provide proof that he/she had previously tried to obtain funding from other sources (charitable foundations, non-profit organizations, etc.) to participate in the training. The Committee may request additional information to complete its evaluation.

Deadline – ArtUniverse accepts applications on a regular basis. However, it is suggested to apply early because the participation fee increases as the start dates of educational programs approach.

Opportunity Website