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Scholarship (Alberta): Dr. Dasha Goody Foundation Scholarship

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Scholarship (Alberta): Dr. Dasha Goody Foundation Scholarship

It’s that time of year again! The Dr. Dasha Goody Memorial Foundation is proud to announce the 2020 scholarships with a minimum of $10,000 in available funding towards a post-secondary degree! The DDGMF is giving aspiring young musical theatre stars ages 17 and up throughout Alberta an opportunity to take the stage.

Since the scholarship’s inception in 2007, the Foundation has awarded over $60,000 in funding to musical theatre students and we are proud to announce 2020’s criteria.

Educational Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Ages 17 and up
  • Resident of Alberta
  • Some form of previous musical theatre training
  • Must be attending a post-secondary institution for the first year and/or subsequent year

Funding provided for: tuition costs to a post-secondary institution, costs to train in a place other than the city they reside and costs of materials & equipment for training.
Award: up to $5,000
Deadline: October 26th, 2020 by 5 pm
Please contact Steffni Ault at 780-475-8053 or edmmusth@telus.net for more information and to receive an application package.

HOW TO APPLY:

Three steps:

  1. Fill out the application form.
  2. Assemble application package to include:
    • Completed application form
    • Resume (photo, previous training and courses completed in the performing arts)
    • Two reference letters by other artists and/or instructors in the performing arts
    • A DVD submission showcasing your performing skills in DVD or high definition DVD format. If the format is not acceptable and the jury cannot view your submission you will be disqualified.
      • Must be from within the last six months
      • Maximum length is three minutes
      • Must include close-ups and wide shots to help evaluate interpretive and movement skills
      • Submission SHOULD NOT be of a past performance in a group setting. Solo pieces only acceptable.
      • Digital video submissions will not be considered. Please no video clips via e-mail, YouTube, etc.
      • VERY IMPORTANT to preview your disc on a DVD player prior to submitting with your application. If the Committee cannot view your submission then you will be disqualified.
  3. Application package must be received by 5:00 p.m. on October 26, 2020 at:
    Dr. Dasha Goody Memorial Foundation Scholarship
    #301, 14503 Miller Blvd.
    Edmonton, AB T5Y 3A7
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