Dame Malvina Major Foundation Taranaki Arts Excellence Awards
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- What does the scholarship get me?
- Closing dates for applications
- Length of award
- Number of awards offered
- Purpose of award
- Selection criteria
- What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
- How do students apply?
- How and when do students learn of the decision?
- Decision makers
- History or background of award
- Additional information
- For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
What does the scholarship get me?
Elite Tertiary (Up to $30,000) and Secondary (Up to $1,500).
Closing dates for applications
Next: 31 March 2021
There are two funding rounds per year - 31 March and 30 September.
Length of award
Number of awards offered
Purpose of award
The Dame Malvina Major FoundationTaranaki Committee, with the support of the TSB Community Trust, offers funding opportunities twice a year to Taranaki youth involved in the performing arts. The committee seeks to support educational and training opportunities specifically designed to develop the skills of talented young Taranaki performers.
Grants are open to artists from anywhere in the Taranaki District and are available in three categories -- Secondary School, Elite Tertiary level and groups and organisations -- to support performers in the varying stages of their development.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
Grants will not be paid directly to applicants but paid directly to teachers or service providers upon presentation of invoices.
How do students apply?
How and when do students learn of the decision?
Students will be contacted directly by the Taranaki committee.
The Dame Malvina Major Foundation Taranaki Committee
History or background of award
The Dame Malvina Major Foundation was established in 1991 to enable Dame Malvina Major’s vision to “share the dream” with talented young artists. The Foundation helps young New Zealanders achieve their potential in the performing arts by providing a range of grants, prizes and scholarships. Dame Malvina Major Foundation Arts Excellence Awards are currently available for young performers in the Auckland and Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington and Christchurch regions.
Completed applications should be sent to: DMMF@staplestaranaki.co.nz or Dame Malvina Major Foundation Taranaki Committee, PO Box 146, New Plymouth 4340.
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
The Dame Malvina Major Foundation
PO Box 146, New Plymouth 4340
Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in January 2021.