Apply for a James McAvoy Drama Scholarship

Apply for a James McAvoy Drama Scholarship

Published: 13/05/2016

Are you aged 25 and under, live in Scotland and interested in learning more about drama? You could be eligible to apply for the James McAvoy Drama Scholarship and receive funding to take part in a drama short course or summer school here at RCS.

Just over a year ago, graduate James McAvoy donated money to RCS to start this drama scholarship to offer more opportunities for young people in Scotland to access the same drama training he benefitted from when growing up.

“Drama breaks through barriers and it can give people the tools to walk into a room and express themselves. I really believe in that, it’s why I believe drama should be taught in our state schools from an early age and it’s why I am delighted to be part of creating the opportunity for young Scots to help them realise their potential through drama at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.”

You can apply for the James McAvoy Drama Scholarship to study any drama (acting and contemporary performance practice) course offered through the RCS Lifelong Learning department.

Find out more about how you apply for the James McAvoy Scholarship here.

In the past twelve months, dozens of young people have benefited from James’ scholarship. Here’s a short video of them talking about what their experience means to them.

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